WWE Takes Issue with ‘Nightline’ Report

By Andrew Gauthier 


World Wrestling Entertainment is taking issue with a report that aired Monday night on ABC’s “Nightline” about former WWE CEO (and current U.S. Senate candidate) Linda McMahon.

New “Nightline” anchor Bill Weir conducted the interview, which touched upon McMahon’s career and political credentials. It also addressed some of the more controversial elements during her time at the WWE, including wrestler deaths, steroid abuse and over the top storylines


A spokesperson for the WWE tells TVNewser that the segment declined to mention the company’s talent wellness program, which he says includes a “very extensive drug program.” More…