Found June 06, 2012 on Wrestling-Edge.com:
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A few weeks ago during the WWE’s tour of Brazil, Chris Jericho was wrestling WWE champion, CM Punk and during the match a Brazilian flag was given to him from the fans. Jericho, the heel in the match, kicked the flag in an attempt to get heat from the crowd, which is usually what a heel is supposed to do in a match. However, the flag incident created a major controversy, reportedly almost getting Jericho arrested at the event. As a result of the flag kicking, Jericho was suspended for thirty days and he claims on Twitter he is done with the WWE. Jericho has used Twitter in an attempt to swerve fans in the past so it’s possible he will return to the WWE, but since news of the suspension, many people question if Jericho actually deserved to be suspended for something that doesn’t seem too unusual for pro wrestling. Haven’t heels being insulting flags in wrestling for decades? Didn’t the Unamericans threaten to burn the American flag on Raw almost a decade ago? There’s a few different ...
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