Vince McMahon was the CEO of WWE before he had to step down following allegations of sexual misconduct and allegedly having paid $12 million in hush money in a huge scandal. He eventually retired from WWE for good and was replaced by his daughter Stephanie McMahon as the CEO of WWE. His son-in-law Triple H is now the Executive Vice President of Talent and Relations as well. Vince McMahon also lied about quitting WWE recently.
Maria Kanellis previously opened up about the possibility of a WWE return. This comes after Vince McMahon retired from WWE for good. Vince McMahon’s WWE retirement has led to Stephanie McMahon taking over as the co-CEO alongside Nick Khan.
Maria spoke about his rleationship with Triple H during her appearance on the Just Alyx” YouTube channel.
“I’ve always had a fantastic relationship with Triple H and Stephanie, they sent me gifts after both of my children, wishing me luck and congratulations, giant gifts … They sent all of these gifts for both of the kids, they gave my husband some great advice about parenting,” she said. “So, I think for us on a personal level we’ve always liked Stephanie and Triple H.”
Maria Kanellis even stated that she and Mike Bennett spoke with WWE at the time their IMPACT Wrestling contracts were coming to an end, but chose to sign with rival competition AEW.
“We did that courtesy conversation, and it went really well, and at the end of the day I think AEW is the place we belong. We are really happy about the different relationships we have now in so many different companies.”