It’s pretty much common knowledge that their rocky yet headline-making relationship was shrouded in controversy, but why was that so?
What went on behind the scenes that we, as wrestling fans, didn’t know about?
This on-screen marriage translated into “insane chemistry” in real life according to Stephanie. and it was supposedly “strictly taboo” for them to date in real life.
In fact, when Triple H did ask permission of Vince Mc Mahon, the results were not too pretty at first. We were given permission and then it was taken away,” Stephanie said.
Here is part one of the interview, we will post the second part tomorrow. Shawn Michaels called me and I guess you would say I was discovered, really. I think there was that Pay-Per-View where you beat Lita, and then after that, you were gone. If there is, I can take it." This was my love, this was my career. I know this is tough for you but it's going to be okay." Then I went home and I got a fax saying they didn't need me anymore. Did you have any second thoughtsabout doing the movie when you first did it?
Wrestling INC.com: You were in wrestling during a very hot peak. I just wanted to be on TV like in fitness pageants. Chyna: Well, that was awkward because that's the time when I knew Hunter was having the affair with Stephanie Mc Mahon and it was so uncomfortable. I need to know because I didn't want to lose my career. He said, "Okay, I'll see you on Monday," and when I walked into the building it was like the parting of the Red Sea. Bob Holly was standing around me, Billy was standing around me - it was just crazy. She took me into the room, we talked, and she goes, "Well, I love him. Wrestling INC.com: Now with "Back Door to Chyna" - that's pretty much your debut movie with Vivid.
It was a really big thing in our business for the top star to be dating the boss’ daughter and all of the implications it could have.”“My father knew my husband long before I ever did. there really was this wonderful respect and admiration between the two of them before I even came into the picture. But when you think about what it took for my husband to put his career on the line. ”In the past, Triple H and Stephanie Mc Mahon have discussed how they have to make the switch between running the business in real life and acting out as The Authority.
It’s also no secret that he was a firm favorite of Vince’s, even at that stage.
Chyna also, was on course to become the next big thing in wrestling – she already was, literally, one of the biggest wrestlers around.
The leading WWE family was apparently not destined to be at one point, with Vince Mc Mahon flip-flopping over whether or not he’d actually allow Triple H aka Paul Levesque to date his daughter Stephanie Mc Mahon in real life.
While it’s a well-known story in the WWE Universe, Stephanie recently opened up about the episode in a new interview.