Ex-WWE Ring Boy Reveals Alleged Abuse By…

In 1992, Mel Phillips and Terry Garvin were accused to have inappropriate sexual relations with underage boys by Tom Cole, a former ring boy. Phillips was initially fired by Vince McMahon, but later re-hired with the mandate to stay away from kids.



Cole also accused Pat Patterson of making sexual gestures. Cole reached an out of court settlement with WWE.

The Ring Boy Scandal was heavily covered by David Bixenspan for Business Insider and Abraham Josephine Riseman for Rolling Stone.

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