July 11, 2019 12:17 pm

Case of Raptors fan accused of vulgar remark against Ayesha Curry on live TV put over to August

WATCH ABOVE: Following Game 2 of the NBA Finals, one Raptors fan made vulgar comments towards the Toronto-born celebrity chef, who is married to Golden State player Steph Curry. (June 2019)


TORONTO – The case of a Toronto Raptors fan accused of making a vulgar comment about the wife of NBA star Stephen Curry on live television has been put over to next month.

Toronto police say 28-year-old Tristan Warkentin of Toronto faces a charge of mischief by interfering with the lawful operation of property.

READ MORE: Vulgar remark aimed at Ayesha Curry on live TV has Toronto police investigating

The incident occurred after Game 2 of the NBA Finals between the Raptors and Golden State Warriors on June 2.

Police allege Warkentin referenced Ayesha Curry and used what they call “profane phrases” in an interview with a TV reporter.

READ MORE: Sexist trolling of Ayesha Curry is a problem that goes beyond sports

Curry, who grew up in Markham, Ont., is an actress, celebrity cook, cookbook author and television personality.

Warkentin did not appear in court Thursday and the case continues Aug. 8

© 2019 The Canadian Press

Report an error


Comments closed.

Due to the sensitive and/or legal subject matter of some of the content on globalnews.ca, we reserve the ability to disable comments from time to time.

Please see our Commenting Policy for more.