The lawyer for Janel Grant has spoken publicly after the lawsuit against WWE and Vince McMahon was launched detailing sickening allegations.
Vince McMahon is facing the fight of his life for his reputation after a lawsuit was launched against McMahon accusing him of sexual assault and sex trafficking. Former Head of Talent Relations John Laurinaitis is also named in the lawsuit and Brock Lesnar has been implicated – although he is not named in the suit itself.
Vince McMahon has called the lawsuit “replete with lies” and has indicated that he will fight to clear his name. However, Vince McMahon has since quit as TKO Executive Chairman and it looks like his time as part of anything to do with WWE – at least officially is now over.
“She Wants Her Life Back” – Lawyer For Janel Grant On Vince McMahon Lawsuit
Speaking on Crime Fix as part of the Law & Crime Network, Grant’s lawyer Ann Callis said that Grant had been “physically and mentally destroyed” by what she alleges McMahon did to her. Callis also noted that Grant “literally felt caged and imprisoned by Vince McMahon and….the escalation of degrading things that happened to her, it’s important for it to come out.”
As far as what Grant hopes to get out of launching the suit, Callis noted:
She wants her life back. She wants ownership of her story. She wants to help other victims. This is relatively close in time when this unfolded, 2019, 2020 and her hope is to help other victims if there are other victims to come forward because she had the courage and the presence of mind to finally get this done and come forward.
[…] The belief is that there are other victims out there. The way the grooming of Janel went on, it would indicate that there are a lot of indicators that there may be and probably are other victims out there. One of Janel’s hopes is that that by coming forward she will give the courage to other victims to come forward too.
The lawsuit demands a jury trial and Callis indicated that any testimony from other witnesses or alleged victims could come to light then. Meaning that even more details could come to light of McMahon’s behaviour.
Allegations of wrongdoing have dogged McMahon over the years. At the beginning of 2023, it came to light that Vince McMahon had paid millions of dollars to ex-WWE referee Rita Chatterton who had long accused McMahon of rape in 1986. McMahon maintains his innocence in relation to that accusation.