‘Canada is terrible’: WWE wrestler posts video of Edmonton traffic stop

WWE wrestler Lacey Evans videotaped a traffic stop in Edmonton on Saturday Sept. 21, and posted it to her Twitter account.

Update:Β Wrestler Lacey Evans has released a statement that clarifies the incident was planned.Β 

A video of a routine traffic stop in Edmonton has gone viral after a WWE wrestler posted it on her Twitter account.

Wrestler Lacey Evans was in Edmonton for a WWE Live! show at Rogers Place Saturday night.

As of Monday afternoon, the video, which shows an RCMP officer issuing a violation ticket for speeding to Evans, has over 2.2 million views.

As she is issued the ticket, Evans can be heard saying: “Do you know who I am?”

“I have no idea,” said the officer, who is identified by a name tag as G.M. Brettell.

“WWE superstar,” she can be heard saying. “You should know exactly who I am.”

Story continues below advertisement

RCMP have confirmed to Global News that it was not a planned or coordinated video.

“I can’t answer for her, but it’s a legitimate traffic stop from our end,” Cpl. Chris Warren said Sunday morning.

“You nasty thing,” said Evans. “I’ll pay the ticket.”

READ MORE: Alberta driver’s rant over ticket for a cracked licence goes viral

The officer tells Evans to have a good day and says: “Welcome to Edmonton.”

Evans is also heard saying: “You have a terrible day sir. Canada is terrible,” to the officer.

Tweet This
Story continues below advertisement

Global News has reached out to WWE representatives but has not heard back.

Global News Redesign Global News Redesign
A fresh new look for Global News is here, tell us what you think
Take a Survey