Vince McMahon Doesn't Think About WWE Future Without Him

Vince McMahon has been at the helm of WWE since the 80s and has helped take the company to new heights.

At the age of 76, many fans have wondered when Vince will slow down or if he will eventually sell the company.

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Speaking to Pat McAfee on the Pat McAfee Show, McMahon discussed a potential WWE future without him.

"I don't think about it a lot," he said. "Hopefully, if you built something, you want it to continue on and prosper and grow, whether that's with a family member or without a family member. My view is, the business is best for everybody, whether you're part of it or not. you have to treat it as such. You Have to be objective and look at family members just like you would other employees. Quite frankly, I've probably expected more out of my family members, which is probably not the right thing. You have to do the right thing for the business. If this person is not working out, then they shouldn't be part of the company."

McMahon grew up in a trailer and has built an empire to become one of the wealthiest men in the world. When asked if he ever thought he would reach this level of fame and success, Vince replied, "I don't believe in ceilings. Did I ever believe I would be here? No, but I didn't not believe it. I don't think that way. I don't think ceilings, I don't think milestones, I don't think pats on the back. I just think about doing. Enjoying what you're doing and doing it and building it. I don't really think about [coming from nothing]. You work at it and have to be discretionary. A lot of ball players who come from nothing and now they have all this money. How do you deal with it? it's fucking tough to deal with. now you have all other opportunities coming at you and they are not always good opportunities. You have to be very discretionary and you have to grow. When you're a kid, that's all tough. You have to figure out what you want and what you don't want. — I'm having fun. It's not just 'I'm working,' I'm having fun the whole time I'm doing that."

McMahon has earned a reputation for never asking his talent of something he wouldn't do himself. A recent example includes showing Rob Gronkowski how to fall off a platform for WrestleMania 36.

"I really wanted to show him. 'This is all it is,'" recalled McMahon when asked about the platform fall. "My mom was 101 when she passed away. That's the benchmark. i could get hit by a bus today. if I do, I want one second before I kick to say 'thank you' to everybody. The opportunity to live in this country, all of it. you want to be thankful that you were above and appreciate that you were alive. Sometimes, I get more out of taking one breath than most people do breathing a lifetime because they don't understand. Having the privilege to understand what all that means and not take it for granted all the time. You get whacked or whatever, hopefully there is one second I can say thanks."

McMahon remains on television in 2022, acting as a mentor to Austin Theory.

Theory is set to battle McAfee at WrestleMania 38.

Elsewhere during the interview, McMahon commented on his creative process. You can find his full comments by clicking here.

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