Triple H Named WWE Head Of Talent Relations

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WWE have announced that Triple H is the new Head of Talent Relations.

In a new press release WWE have confirmed that Triple H, real name Paul Levesque has returned to his former role.

ā€œI look forward to returning to my prior position as head of Talent Relations. Iā€™m healthy, fired up, and ready to take charge,ā€

John Laurinaitis had been serving as Head of Talent Relations was placed on “administrative leave” in June following allegations of serious misconduct. Laurinaitis was replaced on an interim basis by Bruce Prichard.

The departure of ‘Johnny Ace’ came after it was alleged that Vince McMahon paid $3 million to a former employee with whom he had an affair.

Further reports noted that Laurinatis is being investigated by WWE’s Board of Directors in regard to a “$1.5 million nondisclosure agreement reached in 2012 with an employee.ā€ Laurinaitis stepped down from his role as Head of Talent Relations at around the same time that the deal with the employee was reached. It is alleged that Laurinaitis demoted the woman after she ended their affair.

It has also been alleged that Vince McMahon paid more than $12 million to four different women over the course of 16 years in “hush payments.”

Triple H previously served as Head of Talent Relations after Laurinaitis left the role in 2012.

On June 22nd it was reported that Triple H had attended the WWE Performance Center in Orlando and told staff that he was back.

At the time it was unclear as to what he actually meant, but that was the exact wording used.

Since then it has been confirmed that Triple H hasn’t been involved in with NXT, although until today his duties had remained unclear.