Former WWE champion and current All Elite Wrestling star Jeff Hardy was arrested in Florida and charged with a felony.
Kodoani.com – Jeff Hardy is one of the most popular and beloved professional wrestlers in the history of the industry, best known for being part of the tag team The Hardy Boyz in the late 90s and early 2000s alongside his brother Matt. . While Jeff Hardy has received a lot of praise for his accomplishments in the ring, he has also brought attention to the unfortunate incidents that have occurred in his personal life involving drugs. and wine. Hardy has been arrested several times over the years, with the most recent arrest occurring on the morning of Monday, June 13.
As reported by TMZ, the former champion WWE and current AEW star Jeff Hardy were arrested on June 13 and charged with DUI, among various misdemeanors. According to the report, four individuals called the Florida Highway Patrol after allegedly witnessing Hardy driving below the speed limit, “crossing tourist lanes and deviating from the curb. ” Police said they smelled alcohol on Hardy, and are believed to have failed sobriety tests. Subsequent testing at the police station showed Hardy to have a BAC of .294, significantly above Florida’s legal limit of .08.
This is not the first time Jeff Hardy has been arrested for doping, so he is required to have an ignition interlock device in his car. For the uninitiated, the ignition interlock device requires the driver to blow on it to prove they haven’t been drinking before they can start their car. According to TMZ, the car Hardy was driving at the time of his arrest did not have the device.
Jeff Hardy There was one WWE exit last year, where he was said to have left mid-match and gone into the crowd. At the time of the incident, WWE wanted Hardy to go to rehab, but Hardy refused. WWE is said to have conducted drug tests and found that Hardy was unaffected at the time. Since then, Hardy has struggled to compete with AEW advertising, appearing prominently on AEW television shows and pay-per-view events.
Hardy has been advertised for the next episode of AEW Dynamite, scheduled for Wednesday, June 15. The upcoming episode of AEW Dynamite has been marketed as a “Road Rager” special edition of the show. AEW’s flagship TV show, with Jeff scheduled to join. against his brother Matt in the Three-Dimensional Ladder for the AEW world team championship belt against the Jurassic Express team and the challengers The Young Bucks. It is unclear what the plan for the match will be after Hardy’s arrest.
Hardy’s struggle with addiction has been used in WWE storylines over the years. Jeff Hardy’s longtime rival, CM Punk, has touched on Hardy’s drug problem multiple times during his critically-acclaimed feud since 2009, and the issue was brought up again recently when Jeff feuded. with Sheamus in the WWE.