Bruce Prichard now has a new job title in WWE following the reveal of an investigation of Vince McMahon and John Laurinaitis’ conduct.
As first reported by The Wall Street Journal, Vince McMahon is being investigated by the WWE board of directors for a $3 million settlement paid to a former WWE employee, with whom he had a sexual relationship. According to the original report, this employee started out as a paralegal but eventually became an assistant to John Laurinaitis.
The board’s preliminary findings reportedly are that Mr. McMahon used personal funds to pay the former female employees who signed the agreements, including the one involving allegations against Mr. Laurinaitis.
Now, days after McMahon voluntarily stepped down from his role as WWE CEO, Fightful can confirm that John Laurinaitis has been placed on administrative leave and Bruce Prichard is now the interim Head of Talent Relations.
Fightful can confirm that talent were informed that Bruce Prichard is now interim Head of Talent Relations. John Laurinaitis was placed on administrative leave.— Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful.com (@SeanRossSapp) June 21, 2022
Previously, Bruce Prichard was the executive director of both Monday Night Raw and Friday Night SmackDown creative.
We will continue to monitor this story and report any and all updates.