You can't sue me! Ford files lawsuit against WWE superstar John Cena for selling rare $500,000 GT supercar for a huge profit before his contract allowed
- John Cena is being sued by Ford because they say he sold a super rare '17 GT?
- Ford says the WWE star was not allowed to sell the car before the end of a two year contract that he signed
- Only 1,000 of the supercars were built, and Ford wants him to pay them the money he made from selling it?
- The suit says Cena told the company he flipped the car, along with other property, to pay down bills?
WWE star John Cena is being sued by Ford after they say he flipped his rare, $500,000, 2017 Ford GT.?
In the suit, Ford claims Cena, 40, was hand picked from thousands of applicants to purchase the car but violated his contract with the company that said he would not to sell it for at least two years.
In the suit, according to TMZ, Ford says Cena sold the car, of which only 1,000 were built, for a huge profit.
John Cena sits inside his super rare 2017 Ford GT in a video for his show 'Auto Geek'
The WWE star was hand picked from thousands of applicants to buy the car for $500,000 but Ford says Cena violated his purchase agreement and flipped it before he was permitted?
'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,' the complaint states.
Ford wants Cena to hand over all the profits from the sale.?
They are also asking for damages. ?
Cena told the company he sold off the car along with other property to pay his bills.?
The WWE star proposed to his longtime girlfriend during Wrestlemania in April.
He opened up to?Yahoo Be this week he had been afraid of a 'negative reaction' from the crowd of 75,000 who might not like his idea.?
Romantic: John proposed to Nikki, 34, in front of a crowd of 75,000 at Wrestlemania 33 in April
Seth Rollins and John Cena battle it out at the WWE SummerSlam 2015. The wrestler is embroiled in a lawsuit with Ford after they say he sold a rare car before his contract allowed?
John, who has been in Australia this week promoting his new film Ferdinand, told the Kyle and Jackie O Show in June that was prepared to 'go down in flames' if Nikki had said no.?
'We've been together for about four and a half years and I figured at that point if I was to go down in flames, I would go down swinging!' he replied.
'It was meant to be that way and I couldn't think of a better place to do it,' the wrestler added.
Watching the hulking wrestler test the car on his YouTube show Auto Geeks, he barely fits inside its cabin.??
Justin Verlander, pitcher for the Houston Astros, also owns one of the 1,000 rare '17 GTs. His car pictured here?
The super car's super features include a ecoboost V6 engine, and Cena says it is made entirely of carbon fiber, making it an extremely light vehicle.
It is held on the ground by an aerodynamic 'buttress.'?
The inside is also made from carbon fiber, which as Cena explains 'makes it a race car... that you can put a license plate on... which is really fun.'
Astros pitcher Justin Verlander and NASCAR driver Joey Logano also own the model.
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