News broke earlier today that Jerry "The King" Lawler has been arrested on charges of domestic assault against his girlfriend Lauryn McBride. McBride is also being charged with domestic assault against Lawler. WWE released the following statement on their website.
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.
We will keep everyone up-to-date as news continues.
Zack Reacts: I will wait until all the facts come in, but domestic violence is deplorable and I applaud WWE's zero tolerance policy for it.