Irish cops are investigating a picture posted on social media by the big-time UFC star Conor McGregor. Why? Well, it kinda looks like he might be breaking the law. How? By brandishing a semi-automatic weapon. Sat in an expensive-looking supercar, the fighter is holding what may or may not be a real gun. Pointing it at the camera.
The Irishman posted the controversial picture onto his wildly successful Instagram account: ‘Put the fight game in the bag and step away from the vehicle!’
A Garda (Irish police) spokeswoman told the Irish Mirror newspaper: “Gardai in Crumlin are investigating the circumstances surrounding the picture.” Which doesn’t bode all that well for McGregor. Even if the gun was fake and he’s not charged, it’s not the kind of thing the new UFC champ needs to be involved in… Here’s the post: