Chris Jericho Punches Female Fan After WWE Show In Canada
WWE superstar Chris Jericho hit a female fan after a WWE house show in Victoria, BC.
Jericho was leaving the arena when his car was surrounded by wrestling fans. According to eyewitness accounts, Jericho opened the door to his vehicle in the middle of the road, after being heckled by a wrestling fan Kalen Johl. Jericho jumped out of his car, and used a racial slur against the fan, who is South Asian. The fan's girlfriend, Ashley Levey, intervened and Jericho hit the 20-year-old woman. Others in the crowd jumped in and attacked the Canadian-born WWE star.
One witness said she saw the 225-pound wrestler spit in a woman’s face after she approached his white Chevy Tahoe and castigated him for losing the heavyweight championship to John Cena. With spit dripping down her face, the woman started hitting him, said Darshan Stevens, who watched from about a metre away. Jericho turned and punched her in the face, she said.
In the world of pro wrestling, it's often hard to tell what is real and fake. However, Victoria police have confirmed that an altercation took place. Jericho left before police could arrive but two fans were arrested but later released without charge.
Part of the Chris Jericho assault can be viewed here.