EDMONTON — A professional wrestler’s verbal smackdown of an Alberta RCMP officer was staged after she was issued a speeding ticket.
A video of the traffic stop outside Edmonton went viral over the weekend after it was posted on Twitter by World Wrestling Entertainment personality Lacey Evans.
The video shows a Mountie officer giving the American a ticket while she yells, “Canada is terrible.”
Evans, who was in the Alberta capital on Saturday for a WWE Live! show, later admitted in a Twitter post that she staged her tantrum with the officer.
The RCMP says the speeding ticket against the wrestler was real, but her filmed response was staged.
Spokesman Fraser Logan says he wasn’t aware of any repercussions against the officer.
“They agreed that this is something that she would