Last month, Vince McMahon resigned from his position at TKO Group after a lawsuit from former WWE employee Janel Grant accused him of sex trafficking, sexual assault, and more. WWE and John Laurinaitis are also named as defendants in the lawsuit.
In a recent interview with “Fansided MMA,” AEW President Tony Khan weighed in on the scandal.
You can check out some highlights from the interview below:
On the allegations against WWE and Vince McMahon: “I can’t comment on the terrible allegations against WWE right now. That’s something people are paying a lot of attention to right now, with good reason. For us, first and foremost, trying to create a safe locker room environment for everybody, women and men, and we have a really good bond. I think we have a great locker room, and everyone knows there is a support system there.”
On the safety channels in AEW: “There are a lot of channels, and I think everybody feels very good about having a safe place and a safe workspace and there are people you can talk to. There are people in the office, but even on the wrestling side. For us, I think that’s the most important thing in any office of any workplace, is just having a lot of people that will listen and will want to make the company a safe and good place to work.”
In a recent interview, AEW President Tony Khan addressed the scandal surrounding Vince McMahon and WWE. Last month, McMahon resigned from his position at TKO Group after being accused of sex trafficking and sexual assault by former WWE employee Janel Grant. WWE and John Laurinaitis are also named as defendants in the lawsuit.
Khan started by acknowledging the seriousness of the allegations against WWE and McMahon, stating that he couldn’t comment on them directly. He recognized that people are paying close attention to the situation, and with good reason. Khan emphasized that his primary focus is creating a safe locker room environment for everyone in AEW, both women and men.
According to Khan, AEW has implemented various safety channels to ensure a secure workspace. He mentioned that there are multiple avenues for individuals to seek support and report any concerns they may have. These channels exist not only within the office but also on the wrestling side of the company. Khan believes that having a support system and people who are willing to listen is crucial in creating a safe and positive work environment.
The AEW President highlighted the importance of making the company a safe and good place to work. He emphasized the need for numerous individuals who are committed to listening and taking action to ensure the well-being of everyone involved. Khan’s comments suggest that AEW is dedicated to prioritizing the safety and comfort of its employees.
The interview provides insight into AEW’s approach to creating a safe environment and addressing the allegations against WWE. Khan’s statements indicate that AEW is actively working towards fostering a supportive atmosphere where individuals feel comfortable speaking up about any issues they may face.
It is important to note that the allegations against Vince McMahon and WWE are serious and require a thorough investigation to determine the truth. As the legal process unfolds, it is crucial to prioritize the well-being and safety of all individuals involved in the wrestling industry.