Ronda Rousey Thinks Ari Emanuel Has To Clean House To Remove Vince McMahon's Influence In WWE


Ronda Rousey again states that she believes Vince McMahon was still running WWE after he stepped away in 2022, and she believes Ari Emanuel would have to clean house to remove his influence.

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Former Raw and SmackDown Women's Champion Ronda Rousey left WWE following SummerSlam 2023. In recent months, she has been outspoken with her comments about the company and Vince McMahon. McMahon resigned from WWE and TKO in January shortly after Janel Grant filed a lawsuit against him and WWE, alleging sexual assault and sex trafficking. McMahon has denied the allegations.

Speaking on The Diary Of A CEO with Steven Bartlett, Ronda Rousey discussed her life and career. Vince McMahon came up in the conversation, and Rousey reiterated that she thought McMahon was still running the company informally.

"I mean supposedly, he’s out now because they paying company funds so he could shit on some girl’s head in the office and do a threesome with her and Johnny Laurinaitis. But his cronies are still there. So when that stuff started coming out and Vince was gone before, he was still basically calling it in and running the company. But Bruce Prichard, who’s there now, who’s like the head of creative or whatever title they gave him, is basically just taking orders from Vince and still running the company through him. So when Vince resigned formally because of all these sexual allegations and stuff that was coming out, he was still running the company informally, and I think he still is to this day," Rousey said.

Rousey went on to note that she thought Triple H was doing his best, but she thought that Vince McMahon created a "sick" environment. Rousey stated that Endeavor CEO Ari Emanuel would have to clean house to remove McMahon's influence.

"Steph and Triple H, I think they’re honestly doing their best. But I mean, I think that Vince McMahon just created a fundamentally sick environment, and I think if Ari Emanuel is gonna be able to actually make this multi-billion dollar dysfunctional organization into one that functions, he’s gotta clean out all of Vince’s cronies. He’s gotta completely clean house and remove Vince’s influence completely. No one’s asking me, but that’s just what I experienced when Vince was gone. He was still running the show through people that he’d hired in the past, Bruce Prichard being number one of them. Bruce Prichard, literally I never heard him say a single one of his own opinions. He’d only say, ‘Vince says this, Vince says that. Vince, Vince, Vince.’ So he’s literally just, I called him Vince’s avatar. That’s basically what he is," Rousey said.

Rousey previously said that she had more to say about Bruce Prichard in her new book.

In an interview, Rousey said that WWE was a "shit show" and she did not intend on going back. Check out her comments here.

Rousey has stated that she did not have a great experience working for Vince McMahon. Click here to see what she had to say.

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