Professional wrestler Jerry Lawler apprehended in Memphis

Domestic violence charges were recently filed against Jerry Lawler, also known as “The King,” and his girlfriend after they were apprehended by authorities in Memphis, Tennessee, ABC News reported on June 17.

According to reports, Lawler, 66, and his girlfriend Lauryn McBride, 27, were arrested on June 16 in East Memphis. An arrest affidavit revealed the couple was initially having a regular dispute when they both became violent. McBride claimed that she was pushed against a stove and had her head struck by Lawler. Lawler claimed his face was scratched and he was kicked in the crotch by McBride. Responding authorities decided to take the couple into custody as they were confused as to which story was correct. The incident resulted in Lawler’s suspension from the WWE. 

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