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Jerry Lawler and girlfriend Lauryn ordered to stay apart

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Memphis-based The Commercial Appeal reported that Jerry “The King” Lawler and his girlfriend Lauryn McBride were ordered to stay away from each other yesterday during a court sitting, with the next court date set for July 1. Staying away from each other means that the couple should not call, text, or talk to each other or else they will breach...

Jerry Lawler speaks from jail on arrest and what led to it

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WWE Hall of Famer Jerry Lawler spoke with WMC Action News 5 from jail to discuss the events that led to his and his girlfriend’s arrest in the early hours of Friday morning. Lawler said that he came home to find Lauryn completely drunk after a party where she and her friends watched game 6 of the NBA Finals. Funny enough, Lawler was just...

Jerry “The King” Lawler spending the weekend in jail

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It’s going to be a rough weekend for both Jerry “The King” Lawler and his girlfriend Lauryn – assuming they are still a couple – as they will be spending the weekend behind bars. Their first court date is scheduled for Monday at 8:30AM as part of the first session at the Shelby County court. Both of them can receive visitors at...

WWE suspends Jerry Lawler indefinitely following arrest

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WWE took swift action over the Jerry Lawler incident and immediately suspended the Hall of Famer after the news broke that he was arrested. “WWE has zero tolerance for matters involving domestic violence, and per our policy, Jerry Lawler has been suspended indefinitely following his arrest,” WWE said in a statement on its website. The company...

Jerry “The King” Lawler and girlfriend arrested

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Several news outlets in Memphis, Tennessee are reporting that WWE Smackdown announcer and Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler and his girlfriend Lauryn McBride were arrested early this morning with both facing domestic assault charges. Lawyer, 66, and McBride, 27, were booked into Shelby County Jail at 1AM. McBride is claiming that Lawler...

Jerry Lawler opening bar and grille on Beale Street in Memphis

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WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler has announced the launch of his new venture, a bar on Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee. Beale Street is the home of several restaurants and blues clubs and the street itself is a major tourist attraction with festivals and concerts being held there as well, similar to Bourbon Street in New...

Jerry Lawler dropped from the Rumble broadcast team

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There will be a change in the commentary team for the Royal Rumble tonight as WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler seems like he lost his spot at the PPV broadcast booth. Lawler confirmed on Twitter that the Raw broadcast team will be handling the Royal Rumble tonight, with the team of Michael Cole, Byron Saxton, and JBL on the mic. Jerry...

Jerry Lawler and girlfriend involved in car crash

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In a post on her Facebook, Lauryn McBride who is Jerry “The King” Lawler’s girlfriend, said that the two were involved in a car crash yesterday on their way home. “A girl ran a red light and hit us totaling the car,” Lauryn wrote. “I think Jerry is superman…not a scratch or anything…he tried to cover me to save me from the airbag...

Jerry “The King” Lawler hospitalized

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WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler is currently hospitalized in Memphis at the Methodist North Hospital and is being treated for diverticulitis. Lawler’s girlfriend, Lauryn McBride, posted some photos of her and Lawler sporting new year hats and acting goofy. “He’s up and awake for the time being, so we decided...

Stomach virus lands Jerry Lawler in hospital before RAW

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WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler was taken to the University of Maryland hospital in Baltimore, yesterday before RAW according to MemphisSport.com after he began throwing up and showing other signs of illness. Lawler had some blood work done and other tests and was doing fine and was later released from the hospital after it was...

Lawler issues apology to Triple H after stroke comment on RAW

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The situation with Triple H where he was helped at the end of RAW because he was showing signs of concussions was all part of the show to sell the match from the previous night against Brock Lesnar. Triple H was wrestling Curtis Axel when he started losing focus and couldn’t climb back in the ring. He moved over to the ringside WWE doctor...

Jerry “The King” Lawler returning to the ring this month

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WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler will be wrestling for the first time since his heart attack when he teams up with fellow Hall of Famer Dory Funk Jr., on Saturday, May 25 as part of the !Bang! TV show in Florida. “The King” suffered a heart attack on the September 10, 2012, live edition of Monday Night RAW while...

Cole, Ross, and Lawler to work tomorrow’s RAW

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Monday Night RAW will have a three-man commentary team tomorrow as Michael Cole and Jim Ross will welcome back Jerry “The King” Lawler to the announce table. Lawler suffered a heart attack in Montreal during the September 10 edition of Monday Night RAW and has been out of action ever since. He appeared during the Smackdown tapings in...

Jerry “The King” Lawler returning to announcing in two weeks

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It was announced on RAW that WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler will be making his return to WWE television in two weeks time for the RAW in Columbus, Ohio. Lawler suffered a heart attack on the September 10 episode of Monday Night RAW live in Montreal, just around thirty minutes after he was involved in a tag team match. Lawler...

Lawler to do first public appearance at Mid-South Fair today

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Jerry Lawler is set to make his first public appearance since his heart attack today at the Mid-South Fair in Southaven, Memphis, according to the Memphis-based The Commercial Appeal. The WWE Hall of Famer will be part of a meet and greet at the Landers Center in Southaven during wrestling matches at the fair. He was originally scheduled to...

Jerry “The King” Lawler holds press conference in Memphis

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Jerry “The King” Lawler, returning to Memphis on Monday after spending a whole week in a Montreal hospital following a heart attack, held a press conference earlier today in his home which was streamed live by several news outlets in Memphis. Lawler noted that he only remembers the first part of the show, the interview segment between...