WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley recently revealed that he fell out with former WWE CEO and Chairman Vince McMahon. It has been revealed that the argument revolved around the storyline where Vince McMahon’s limo was blown up with the former chairman inside. The angle was done on the June 11, 2007, episode of RAW as the show went off the air.
Mick Foley sheds light on the incident
Fans are still unaware of who blew up Vince and his limo, as the storyline was scrapped following the Chris Benoit tragic death shortly after. On a recent episode of Mick’s Foley is Pod show, the 57-year-old noted that the angle really bothered him at the time because he was working with injured service members and kids that were facing challenges.
Foley added that he got into a shouting match with his former boss in WWE during a 45-minute discussion about the matter.
“I was really upset about it,” said Foley. “I had about a 45-minute talk/shouting match with Mr. McMahon because I hated that angle because at the time I was doing quite a bit with the injured service members and I was always working with kids who are facing challenges.”
The Hardcore Legend pointed out to McMahon that some people may believe that he died in the explosion:
“I remember saying, ‘You know who does think you’re dead? A child … A US Service member … These are people coming up to me asking about you,’ and he goes, ‘Mick, Vince McMahon didn’t die. Mr. McMahon died,’ and I went, ‘Do you think our fans know the difference?’ He goes, ‘Of course they do.'”
Vince McMahon recently announced his retirement from his roles as Chairman and CEO of WWE. It was later clarified that he was also done with his work on creative. Some reports have emerged regarding his backstage performance as well. It was revealed that Stephanie McMahon and Nick Khan will serve as Co-CEOs of WWE, while Triple H is EVP of Talent Relations and Head of Creative.