Chris Jericho was involved in a verbal altercation with a man in New York City on Friday night, according to TMZ Sports.
In video footage posted Monday morning by TMZ Sports, a man is shown shouting curse words at Jericho with the WWE Superstar shouting back at him, “Fuck your ass.”
The man said he was a fan and was just trying to tell Jericho congratulations. More expletives were exchanged before Jericho told someone with him, “These guys are fucking pussies.”
Witnesses told TMZ Sports that Jericho was approached outside a tribute show for musician David Z, who was killed in a recent bus accident. He signed autographs and posed for photos before getting frustrated and turned people down.
It’s at this point the aforementioned incident occurred. You can watch footage of what happened here.
Jericho issued a statement to TMZ SportsSmackDown LIVE.
He competed in a Triple Threat Match against Kevin Owens and AJ Styles for the United States Championship, which Styles won.