Linda McMahon talks WWE Wrestlers’ Deaths to ABC

Here’s what she had to say:

“It’s unfortunate, you know, that you can’t change people’s — habits, their personal habits. I mean, OK, you know, Heath Ledger. That’s an … that’s an awful story. It’s an addiction. And so… if any of those professional wrestlers who died young had addictions that were outside of the … which were their practices when they were outside of WWE, we don’t have any control over that.” She added, “While they’re in WWE, we absolutely have a health and wellness policy. I’ll probably always say ‘we,’ even though I’ve resigned as the CEO. It’s kind of hard to break a 30-year habit. The WWE has absolutely a very strong health and wellness policy in place, to protect these men and women who perform in this action-adventure soap opera every week.”

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