Stephanie McMahon temporarily replaced Vince McMahon after the latter resigned as WWE President and CEO following the investigation into the controversial allegations against him. Stephanie released an internal statement to WWE personnel regarding the situation.
Wrestlenomics' Brandon Thurston posted two tweets reporting this message from Stephanie to WWE staff. Stephanie said she is returning for a new role and is looking forward to working with some of the highest profiles and all of the other staff.
“I will return from my leave and take on the role of interim president and CEO. I love our company and am thrilled to continue working with our President and Chief Revenue Officer Nick Khan and our Chief Financial & Administrative Officer Frank Riddick.
And of course, I'm looking forward to working with all of you. My door is always open."
New details on Stephanie McMahon
Obviously this announcement was reported on the WWE Corporate website and Stephanie McMahon in turn put it on her Twitter profile by writing a direct message to the whole WWE Universe.
“Until the investigation into the recent allegations is concluded, I am honored to take on the role of interim president and CEO. I love @WWE and everything it continues to do to entertain billions of people around the world."
Maybe in a way Stephanie was always meant to do that, to take over the WWE and carry on the tradition of the McMahons that made this product great around the world. The woman has come a long way in the past two decades. You debuted during the Attitude Era and was immediately put into a big angle with The Undertaker.
She then was General Manager, and champion of the women's division. She was then elected WWE Chief Brand Officer in December 2013 and continued to work backstage at the company, occasionally returning to the screen for some storylines when it was necessary to involve her, often alongside her husband Triple H, such as when they challenged Ronda Rousey and Kurt.
Angle, or when he had something to do with Brie Bella. Stephanie McMahon has come a long way over the past two decades. She debuted on WWE TV as an on-screen character during the peak of the Attitude Era and was immediately put into a major angle with The Undertaker.
She immediately became a fan-favorite character in the eyes of the WWE Universe. Stephanie assumed the on-screen role of SmackDown GM years later and did quite well as a babyface authority figure during the Ruthless Aggression Era.