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John Cena in trouble with Ford for selling luxury vehicle

Wrestler and actor John Cena is facing a court slam by Ford bosses for violating a contract with the car company and selling a $500,000 (GBP370,000) sportscar.

In a new lawsuit filed in Michigan and obtained by TMZ, Ford's lawyers claim the Trainwreck star was "selected from thousands of applicants" for the opportunity to purchase a 2017 Ford GT, and as part of the deal he had to hold on to the motor for at least two years.

But Cena allegedly sold the luxury vehicle shortly after the keys were handed over - and Ford's executives are not happy.

"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 reads.

Ford bosses are demanding that Cena hands over all the profits from the sale, as well as other damages.

According to the suit, Cena told the company chiefs he sold the car to pay bills.