Why was Jimmy Uso arrested?
Jimmy Uso was arrested on July 5, 2021. Unfortunately, it was not the first time that he got in trouble with the law. This was his second arrest in a period of two years.
Jimmy was arrested when he was pulled over and his blood alcohol level came back well over the legal limit for Florida. The breathalyzer came back at 0.202 and 0.205, with the legal limit for Florida being 0.08. He was arrested for DUI in Pensacola, Florida.
Jimmy was released after posting a bail of $500.
The superstar had only recently returned to action in WWE after spending more than a year away from the ring thanks to an injury.
Jimmy Uso’s history of legal issues
Jimmy Uso was arrested on September 29, 2011, and charged with DUI in Hillsborough County. His license was suspended and he got in trouble with the law again when he was arrested in 2013 for driving with a suspended license.
Jimmy was arrested again in February 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. He got into an argument with the police officers when his car was pulled over.
His brother Jey Uso and his wife Naomi were accompanying him at the time. The officers spoke with Naomi but unfortunately, Jimmy exited the vehicle while they were speaking with her and allegedly took off his shirt. The situation was de-escalated but Jimmy Uso was placed under arrest for disorderly conduct and obstruction of justice. He later pled no contest to interfering with a government employee and paid a $450 fine.
He was arrested again on July 25, 2019, and charged with DUI near Pensacola, Florida. He was found not guilty by the jury on the DUI charge after a trial and his name was cleared. Unfortunately, two years later, on July 5, 2021, he was arrested again.
WWE officials unhappy with Jimmy Uso backstage
WWE officials are reportedly very unhappy with Jimmy Uso. WrestleVotes reported on the situation:
On top of this, the situation worsened as fans harassed Naomi. Certain sections of Twitter users hurled baseless accusations at her. This led to her deleting her Twitter account. Other WWE Superstars tweeted their support for her.