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Vince McMahon resigns from WWE/UFC parent company TKO, amid Rape and Sex trafficking Allegations.

By: Kirk Jackson

WWE founder Vince McMahon has resigned from his role as executive chairman of TKO Group Holdings, the parent company of the WWE and UFC, amid allegations of rape, assault and sex trafficking, according to Deadline.

McMahon was accused of the misconduct in a lawsuit filed in federal court on Thursday by former WWE employee Janel Grant. The 78-year-old was named as a defendant alongside the WWE and John Laurinaitis, its former head of talent relations.

According to a federal lawsuit filed in New York on Thursday by Janel Grant, a former employee of the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), McMahon was one of the perpetrators of the misconduct.

Grant named McMahon, 78, as a defendant in the suit, which was filed in New York federal court, along with the company and John Laurinaitis (WWE’s former chief of talent relations).

Footage courtesy of Fox 32 Chicago.

statement from WWE president and TKO director Nick Khan confirmed McMahon will no longer have a role with the company he co-founded in 1982.

Stay tuned for news to follow.

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