Vince McMahon’s $3 million hush payment is under investigation by the WWE board

The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that World Wrestling Entertainment's board is investigating 

A $3 million hush-money settlement paid by CEO Vince McMahon over an alleged affair

According to the Journal, the agreement, which was reached in January

Prevents the woman from discussing her relationship with McMahon or making critical statements about him

There was no consensual relationship between McMahon and the woman, said a WWE spokesman

The 76-year-old McMahon is married to Linda McMahon, a former CEO of WWE 

The board's investigation began in April, according to the report, revealed nondisclosure pacts with other women who worked for WWE

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, a New York-based law firm, was hired by the board to conduct the investigation