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John Cena Being Sued by Ford Motor Company for Illegally Selling Car

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Ford Motor Company Suing John Cena?

Even when you’re the top face in the WWE, the law is the law. Looks like 16-time world champion, John Cena, is learning this the hard way.

TMZ is reporting that John Cena is being sued by the Ford motor company for illegally selling his car. Now, at first this seems a little bit silly. But more details have come into play. As it turns out, John Cena signed a contract that required him to keep the car for two years. Apparently, it was a 2017 GT model, cashing in at about $500,000. Instead, John went ahead and flipped the car, making a fair profit on it.

In a sense, it is a one-of-a-kind vehicle. After all, how many people could say they own John Cena‘s old car?

The complaint from the U.S. District Court in Michigan states that Cena was among thousands of applicants. But in the end, he was the one chosen for the opportunity to purchase the vehicle.

According to the official lawsuit:

“Mr. Cena has unfairly made a large profit from the unauthorized resale flip of the vehicle, and Ford has suffered additional damages and losses, including, but not limited to, loss of brand value, ambassador activity, and customer goodwill due to the improper sale.”

Unfortunately for Cena, Ford is demanding all the profit that he made from the illegal sale. Additionally, they are suing him for “damages.” John Cena told lawyers that he needed the money to pay off some bills.

Author’s Take

Was Nikki Bella’s engagement ring really so expensive that he needed to flip the car? I don’t know about this. It seems a little fishy. We’ve seen that Cena and Nikki live quite lavishly, but I have a hard time believing that he needed money that badly.

This seems to be a lapse of judgement by John here. As a person who required Nikki to sign a contract prior to moving in, I’m surprised he wasn’t more careful while reading Ford’s contract. I expect they will settle outside of court, and Ford will get a handsome repayment from the “Chaingang Soldier.”

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