WFSB had more details on the arrests of Lawler and his fiancĂ©e Lauryn McBride. Lawler told police McBride lied where she was, seemed drunk and threatened to kill herself. He claims she scratched his face and kicked him in the groin.
McBride alleges Lawler hit her in the head and shoved her around in the kitchen. She also said Lawler placed a gun on the counter and wanted her to kill herself.
WWE issued the following statement about Lawlerâ€™s suspension.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. â€” 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 assaultâ€”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.