Her lawsuit, filed Thursday in Connecticut federal court, alleges sexual harassment and unsafe working conditions in an "obscene" atmosphere fueled by "roid rage."
The blonde wife and mother, whose real name is Rena Mero, wants out of her contract with the WWF, which made her famous. She's asking for $110 million in damages, the right to retain the name Sable and profits from future merchandising of that moniker.
Mero, recently seen in a nude Playboy spread, has helped fuel the WWF's top ratings on cable television.
But her lawsuit--followed by a strongly accusatory TV Guide interview, in which she also discusses steroid abuse, peep holes between men's and women's dressing rooms, and an incident where someone put feces in her gym bag--could present a significant setback for the wrestling organization.
The accusation of unsafe conditions comes just after the accidental onair falling death of WWF wrestler Owen Hart last month.
"I was asked to go in to the ring and perform things I was very uncomfortable with--doing jumps from high ropes in five inch heels," Mero tells the magazine.
"Each match has a predetermined outcome," she adds in the publication. "But it doesn't always turn out that way. A lot of tempers get very heated in the ring."
As for whether the WWF's athletes use steroids, Mero was a little less direct, but she did tell the magazine that organization owner/showman Vince McMahon no longer insists his wrestlers take drug tests.
"I can't say for certain. But ...it's common knowledge that you do not look like the people in our sport without enhancement. The wrestlers, the crew that we count on to set up the ring and the ramp--I believe may be on drugs."
Mero also alleges that her refusal to expose her breasts in the ring led to the downgrading of her status and the removal of her championship belt.
"There is a time and place for that," she adds. "...in the middle of a wrestling arena where they're serving alcohol and there are screaming fans--including children--in the front row, I don't feel like that is the proper place to be exposed.
"Posing for Playboy for me was a classy and tasteful thing to do," adds Mero, who insists she's a responsible parent who doesn't let her young daughter, Mariah, watch wrestling on television.
Six years ago, McMahon gave Mero a job when her wrestler husband, Marc Mero, signed with the company. Her star rose swiftly, prompting jealousy among fellow competitors.
Recently, McMahon altered the Sable character from good temptress to conniving heel, a move which, reportedly, has confused fans, who apparently would rather slather over than boo the built babe.