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JESSE VENTURA SAYS IT'S TIME FOR THE GOVERNMENT TO INVESTIGATE WWE AND HAD HE RETURNED TO GOVERNMENT, HE WOULD HAVE SPEARHEADED IT

By Mike Johnson on 2009-03-12 13:46:41

Former Minnesota Governor and WWE Hall of Famer Jesse Ventura claims he wanted to investigate World Wrestling Entertainment in regard to deaths in the professional wrestling industry and would have if he had been elected to the Senate this past election cycle. Ventura chose not to run.

In an interview with CYInterview.com, Ventura commented, "It’s one of the things that if I would run for the senate I was going to do a senatorial investigation on the WWE. And you know for concerning what? What’s even a bigger importance is the fact that today they are still called independent contractors by the government which is absurd. They tell you when you wrestle. They tell you who you wrestle. They tell whether you win or lose. They tell you where you’re going to wrestle. They are your boss as much as any job in the universe. Yet McMahon is able to get away with calling all the wrestlers even today when he has them signed to exclusive contracts he still is allowed to call them independent contractors where they have to pay their own social security and he doesn’t have to pay a penny."

You can read and listen to the complete interview at http://www.cyinterview.com.

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