In speaking through his official Twitter account, WWE Hall of Famer “The Heartbreak Kid” Shawn Michaels came to the defence of Chris Jericho after it was announced that he was suspended by the WWE for denigrating the Brazilian flag.
“Wow, waking up to find twitter blaming me for an apparent suspension of @IAmJericho. Seems to me I’d blame the horrific PC world we’ve allowed ourselves to be caught up in where you can’t “act” & have it called “acting.” BS!! I’ll stand behind @IAmJericho any day of the week & twice on Sunday…what’s the big “E” stand for in WWE anyway!!. I honestly don’t see how many of you make it w/that much anger in your life…seems exhausting & a colossal waste of time!! See, that’s all I’ve got & I’m already tired!! Time to workout & hit my day. Y’all have a wonderful day!! ”
In updating their stance that Jericho would be suspended indefinitely by the company for his actions, the WWE have now announced that Jericho will be suspended for a minimum of 30 days, which would rule him out of appearing at the WWE No Way Out pay-per-view.
Those I have spoken to in regards to the situation feel that the company’s announcement allows Jericho to take time off to tour with Fozzy and get some rest. Meanwhile there are several Brazilian fans coming to the defence of Jericho on Twitter, Facebook and the company’s official website stating that it was a typical move for a heel wrestler and that while his actions were wrong, he should not have been suspended by the company.