Owen Hart’s Widow Files Lawsuit Against WWE/Linda McMahon

Nick Paglino

FOXNews.com is reporting that Owen Hart’s widow, Martha Hart, has filed a lawsuit against WWE and Linda McMahon. The report notes, "The widow of a World Wrestling Entertainment performer who died in a 1999 stunt says she’s suing the Connecticut-based company and its leaders, including Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon.

Martha Hart said McMahon, who stepped down as WWE chief executive to run for Senate, and her husband, Vince, the current chairman, have continued to use Owen Hart’s image to promote the business despite agreeing to stop after his death."

 

Martha Hart went on to say, "In the 11 years since Owen’s tragic and avoidable death, I have worked tirelessly to disassociate Owen’s name and likeness from anything related to WWE in order to protect our children from any reminder of the circumstances surrounding their father’s death, and to avoid any misplaced perception that I endorse WWE."

 

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