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Friday, May 25, 2012

Chris Jericho Suspended From The WWE For Disrespecting The Brazilian Flag - Details Available!

Wrestler and rocker Chris Jericho, has been "suspended indefinitely" from the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment for denigrating the Brazilian flag. The incident took place yesterday (Thursday, May 24) in São Paulo during a match with C.M. Punk (recipient of the Golden God for "Most Metal Athlete"). What happened?

During the match between Jericho and C.M. Punk, the latter was waving the Brazilian flag proudly. All of a sudden Jericho crumbled up the Brazilian flag into a ball, threw it on the ground and kicked it. He was then informed that desecrating the national flag is a crime in Brazil punishable by incarceration.

Following the incident Jericho apologized to the Brazilian crowd: "I'd like to apologize for stepping on the flag earlier. I love Brazil. We are very happy to be here to perform in front of you. So please accept my apology for stepping on your wonderful flag of this wonderful country."

A short time later, the WWE posted this message on their web site:

"Chris Jericho has been suspended indefinitely due to an irresponsible act of denigrating the Brazilian flag at a WWE live event in São Paulo on May 24. WWE has apologized to the citizens and the government of Brazil for this incident."

Here are some videos of the incident:

Related links:
Chris Jericho's Official Site
Fozzy's Official Site'

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