Former WWE superstar Brie Bella opened up about her real-life heat with Summer Rae in 2014. The reality show, Total Divas, which ran from 2013 to 2019 involved the lives of women inside and outside the squared circle. While many of the arguments were scripted, the Brie Bella-Summer Rae saga was not.
On The Bellas Podcast, the WWE Hall of Famer confirmed that the dispute between the two stars was mainly because of Rae saying some dirty and vulgar things to Brie’s then-fiance Daniel Bryan.
“We got in a fight because she made some flirty, vulgar comments to Bryan, and I called her out on it. Danielle and I are friends now and we’re really close, but what happened is she was in the trainer’s room,” Brie continued. “Bryan was in there getting something done. You know how they’d have the black curtains in front of doors at times? So I was standing outside the black curtain waiting for Bryan and I heard her, and I was like, ‘What did she just say?’ I was shocked, so I called her out on the bus.”
For those who are unaware, Summer Rae was part of the reality show for two seasons between March 2014 and March 2015 while Brie Bella was a part of the show for eight seasons between July 2013 and November 2018.
Vince McMahon Gets More “Power” Than Ever Before In WWE
In a new SEC filing, it was revealed that Vince McMahon no longer needs approval from WWE stockholders on actions he makes moving forward.
On January 5, 2023, Vincent K. McMahon, the controlling stockholder of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (the “Company”), executed and delivered a written consent (the “January 5th Consent”) taking certain actions by consent without a meeting in accordance with Section 228 of the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware (the “DGCL”) resulting in, among other things, the election of Mr. McMahon to the Board of Directors of the Company (the “Board”) and certain amendments to the Company’s bylaws (the “January 5th Amendments”) that Mr. McMahon indicated were intended to ensure that the Company’s corporate governance continued to properly enable and support stockholder rights. On January 6, 2023, the Company issued a press release providing an update regarding the composition of its Board, including Mr. McMahon’s return to the Board, and the Company’s intention to explore strategic alternatives with the goal to maximize value for all stockholders of the Company. On January 9, 2023, the Board elected Mr. Vince McMahon as Executive Chairman of the Board.
Subsequently, Mr. McMahon informed the Company of his view that there is substantial alignment among the Board and management concerning the decision to conduct a review of strategic alternatives amid the Company’s upcoming media rights cycle and that the Company’s corporate governance will properly enable and support stockholder rights. In light of the foregoing, on January 16, 2023, Mr. McMahon, in his capacity as controlling stockholder of the Company, executed and delivered a written consent (the “January 16th Consent”) taking certain actions by consent without a meeting in accordance with Section 228 of the DGCL to substantially repeal the January 5th Amendments, as further described below in Item 5.03.
No further approval of the stockholders of the Company is required to approve any of the actions taken by Mr. Vince McMahon pursuant to the January 16th Consent. Pursuant to rules adopted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), the Company expects to file with the SEC, and thereafter mail to its stockholders, an information statement as required by Schedule 14C promulgated under the Exchange Act to provide stockholders with information concerning the January 5th Consent and January 16th Consent. The Schedule 14C will also constitute notice to stockholders in accordance with Section 228 of the DGCL of the actions taken by the January 5th Consent and the January 16th Consent.
Another separate filing reveals McMahon has repealed all of the amendments that were made on January 5th…
Effective January 16, 2023, pursuant to the January 16th Consent, the Reporting Person repealed all of the January 5th Amendments (which were incorporated into the amended and restated bylaws of the Issuer filed by the Issuer with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 11, 2023 as Exhibit 3.1 to the Issuer’s Current Report on Form 8-K) other than Article XI (Exclusive Forum), which designates (i) the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware, to the fullest extent permitted by law, as the sole and exclusive forum for the resolution of, among other claims, any derivative action or proceeding brought on behalf of the Issuer, and (ii) the federal courts of the United States of America, to the fullest extent permitted by law, as the sole and exclusive forum for any cause of action arising under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.