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Vince McMahon, Triple H take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge ahead of Sunday's WWE SummerSlam

WWE CEO and Chairman Vince McMahon accepts Triple H's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
WWE CEO and Chairman Vince McMahon accepts Triple H's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
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Update Saturday, Aug. 16 1:07 p.m. Vince McMahon joins in

After being called out by his son-in law Triple H, Vince McMahon has joined in the fun by taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. He also is keeping it going with challenges to several celebrities who have previously been involved with WWE: Donald Trump, Maria Menounos and... Kermit the Frog.

Watch the video above, and watch the original challenge from Triple H below.

Previously: Triple H gets iced

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has encouraged people to pour buckets of ice over their heads while donating money to fight the disease, while also daring others to engage in the dare. It's all part of a viral effort to raise money to fight ALS, which the organization behind it says has been a huge success, raising millions more than they usually would. One of the latest celebrities to join up: World Wrestling Entertainment pro wrestler and company vice president Triple H.

Triple H takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Triple H may have had some ulterior motives, shooting the video in front of Staples Center — the site of this Sunday's WWE SummerSlam show — and making a plug for the show. Still, he was answering a video from Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, who'd also previously guest hosted WWE Raw.

Triple H said that he'd already made a donation as he encouraged people to give and threw out his own challenges to "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, Hulk Hogan and WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon, who Triple H called "the craziest person I know."

Former WWE wrestler the Rock, aka Dwayne Johnson, was among those who've taken the challenge, though he passed his dares to other movie stars:

The Rock video

Former WWE wrestler CM Punk also recently took the challenge, after being challenged by Los Angeles Kings mascot Bailey the lion and by Minnesota Wild player Matt Cooke. In the video, he gets an assist from his wife, current WWE wrestler AJ Lee. He also passed the challenge on to L.A. Kings coach Darryl Sutter, the Anaheim Angels' CJ Wilson and Hayley Williams of the band Paramore.

CM Punk video

Punk previously lost a bet this past NHL season, as he is a big supporter of his hometown Chicago Black Hawks, and was ultimately forced to wear a Kings jersey. Looks like the back and forth between the Kings and Punk is continuing.

The Angels' Wilson has already complied:

Angels video

They join celebrities including Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Bill Gates and many others. Watch some more ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos below:

Justin Timberlake video

Jimmy Fallon video

Bill Gates video

Taylor Swift video

Oprah video

Conan video

Ansel Elgort vide

The Voice video