Back in 1990, Jesse Ventura sued Vince McMahon for royalties on the home videos that he appeared on. During a recent interview, someone brought up the point that the WWE Network has changed things up a bit, which prompted Ventura to mention that he was going to be contacting his lawyers to see if his quarterly checks need to be adjusted. This is similar to the complaints that CM Punk had before leaving the company.
November 10, 2015
As if the legal department wasn't busy enough with all the concussion lawsuits from former performers, WWE is now being hit with a lawsuit from a security guard that worked a live event in 2013. Twelve performers who worked that night are being sued, as the man is not entirely sure who hit him with a chair. His belief is that it was Dean Ambrose. His lawyer is reviewing videos to make sure.
July 15, 2015
Apparently, there are a ton of wrestling fans who think that they have what it takes to become a star in WWE. The company has now revealed that they have received audition tapes from 113 different countries. Some of the videos have been uploaded to YouTube, and they have already received more than 2 million views collectively. That should please Vince McMahon quite a bit because he can tout those numbers during the next conference call.
May 7, 2015
Rumors are floating around right now that Daniel Bryan might be forced to miss a month of action, and WWE did something to further fan those flames. Every month, the company generates preview videos for each month that is taking place on the pay per view. While they still have his match with Wade Barrett listed on their website, they did not bother making a preview video for their upcoming bout at Extreme Rules.
April 25, 2015
The ever bizarre Chyna has decided to take down the controversial videos that she made in regards to her feelings towards Triple H and Stephanie McMahon. She did not give an explanation, so fans are left wondering. Some believe that WWE might have threatened legal action against her, and since she is not financially set, the former Intercontinental Champion decided to avoid an expensive court battle with a big corporation.
March 16, 2015