WWE indefinitely suspend Jerry ‘The King’ Lawler after domestic assault charges

Wrestler Jerry Lawler and his girlfriend Lauryn McBride were taken into custody and booked on alleged charges of domestic assault.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: June 17, 2016 8:10:58 pm
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Police in Tennessee say wrestler Jerry “The King” Lawler and his girlfriend have been arrested on charges of domestic violence.

Officers arrested Lawler, who’s 66, and 27-year-old Lauryn McBride after responding to a call at Lawler’s home Thursday night in East Memphis. Following the arrest, WWE suspended the Hall of Famer idefinitely.

READ:Jerry Lawler, girlfriend Lauryn McBride arrested in Memphis

Here’s the full statement:

“Jerry Lawler was arrested at his home Friday morning by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office in Memphis, Tenn.

According to a police report, Lawler and his girlfriend, Lauryn McBride, were taken into custody and booked on alleged charges of domestic assault—bodily harm, a misdemeanor.

WWE has zero tolerance for matters involving domestic violence, and per our policy, Jerry Lawler has been suspended indefinitely following his arrest.”

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