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- WWE has been hit with a complaint by the Journal-Inquirer in Connecticut, who have filed a claim with the Federal Election Commission alleging that WWE violated federal election law when it helped Linda McMahon’s campaign by threatening to sue the newspaper and writer Chris Powell. Powell is the man who wrote saying that McMahon made her money from a business based on “violence and pornography,” though WWE was not specifically named in. The Journal-Inquirer says that the threat is “meant to discourage our right to criticize McMahon” and hasRead More

Posted On May 25, 2012By StaffIn News

WWE Threatening Legal Action Against Reporter; Details

WWE has sent a letter threatening legal action to the managing editor of the Manchester Journal Inquirer for comparing the company to pornography. The company demanded a retraction from Chris Powell, who said that Linda McMahon has now funded Senate campaigns through the “business of violence, pornography, and general raunch.” Powell told the Connecticut News Junkie website that he never mentioned WWE by name in his column and pointed out that YouTube has an age restriction on the footage of Trish Stratus’s character being forced by Vince McMahon to actRead More