Enzo Amore Kicked off Flight; Refutes Report He Was the Person Vaping

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Former WWE star Enzo Amore was kicked off a flight at JFK International Airport in New York on Thursday for allegedly refusing to listen to flight attendants.

Sources told Pro Wrestling Sheet's Ryan Satin that Amore didn't cooperate when asked to stop vaping and that he was removed from the plane after it returned to the gate before taking off. 

On Friday, Amore told TMZ Sports the situation was a misunderstanding and that the person next to him was the one vaping:

Amore added that he managed to catch a different flight to Los Angeles following the incident.

Amore, whose real name is Eric Arndt, spent four years in WWE from 2013-17 and worked primarily in a tag team with Big Cass. He was also a two-time cruiserweight champion after debuting on 205 Live last August. 

WWE released Amore in January after the Phoenix Police Department opened an investigation into an alleged sexual assault that was reported in October. 

Tom Cargill, Amore's attorney, said in a statement in May that the Phoenix Police Department closed the case without filing any charges due to insufficient evidence. 

Since being released from WWE, Amore has appeared at independent shows with House of Glory and is working on careers in music and acting.