WWE announced on Friday morning that Jerry Lawler has been suspended indefinitely after being arrested earlier in the day for domestic violence. WWE has a zero tolerance policy regarding domestic violence incidents.
Here’s the full statement from WWE.com:
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — 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.