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Case of Raptors fan accused of TV vulgarity against Ayesha Curry put over

Last Updated Jul 11, 2019 at 4:15 pm EDT

FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2015 file photo, Ayesha Curry arrives at the Autism Speaks to LA Celebrity Chef Gala in Santa Monica, Calif. Curry launched her first cookbook, "The Seasoned Life: Food, Family, Faith, and the Joy of Eating Well." (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)

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.

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.

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

The Canadian Press

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