WWE Suspends Jerry Lawler After Domestic Violence Arrest
Jerry Lawler has been suspended by the WWE indefinitley after being arrested on domestic violence charges on Thursday night in Tennessee.
In a statement, the WWE said:
“WWE has zero tolerance for matters involving domestic violence, and per our policy, Jerry Lawler has been suspended indefinitely following his arrest.”
The 66-year-old wrestler and his girlfriend Lauryn McBride were both taken in custody for domestic assault according to Variety. Both allege that the other had assaulted them.
They are due in court on Monday.
Lawler was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2007.