Following an incident at live event Thursday in Brazil, Chris Jericho has been suspended indefinitely by the WWE for his actions involving the desecration of the country flag.
As you can see in the video above, Jericho held up the Brazilian flag toward the audience before balling it up, throwing it to the mat and kicking it to the shock and anger of the fans.
Here are the details from TMZ (Via WrestlingInc.com) on how serious the situation got at the event when the police intervened following the incident in the ring.
Jericho was given an option - apologize to the fans or go to jail. Jericho apologized and the match was finished. Jericho was hurried to the back where police were waiting to speak to him. Cooler heads prevailed and Jericho was not arrested. WWE rushed him to the airport and out of the country, then announcing his suspension.
Following the announcement of his suspension by the WWE, it’s probably safe to say the current run by Jericho, that started this past January, is all but over with his inevitable departure coming soon to rejoin his rock band, Fozzy.
As he’s set to leave the company at any moment this summer, the whole situation with Chris Jericho and the Brazilian flag could have been all been a work by the WWE to give them an easy out to write him off television.
With him suspended indefinitely by the company, do you expect to see Jericho to return to the company for his likely match with Randy Orton next month at the WWE’s next pay-per-view, No Way Out?