World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) SmackDown Women’s Champion, Becky Lynch has revealed the fact that she did not want to join the company when she was young. This was because she did not like the term “diva” and couldn’t associate herself with it.
“When I was younger, I didn’t want to come to WWE because I didn’t fit into the mold. I couldn’t identify myself with the term ‘diva.’ The divas brand was meant to put a spotlight on the women, but the term to me felt more glamorous than me.” Becky Lynch said to ESPN.
The 29-year-old also revealed that there was a time in 2006 when she thought of quitting wrestling altogether. This was because her mom did not want her to wrestle and there were doubts in her head about being successful in the business.
“I got injured in a match, I was 19, I was away from home, living in Florida and I just got lost. I couldn’t face it, so I stepped away.” Lynch added.
The Irish born wrestler then stayed away from the professional wrestling scene for around seven years. However, she maintained a personal journal all along. Going through them, Lynch felt that she has some unfinished business and had to do something to fill the void.
Lynch became the first women wrestler to win the WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship after the brand split in 2016. The wrestler from Dublin, Republic of Ireland was victorious in a six-pack challenge which included the likes of Natalya and Nikki Bella, as reported by IBTimesUK.
Meanwhile, Lynch has hit out at the rumors which stated that WWE producer Kevin Dunn has decided to offer her less promo time because he doesn’t like her Irish accent. The Irish Lass Kicker has revealed that she doesn’t care about it and will focus on her wrestling instead.
For those who didn't understand my accent what I said was, Smackdown. Alexa. Glasgow. Face. Slapped. Off. Her.
— Becky Lynch (@BeckyLynchWWE) October 28, 2016
Becky Lynch is due to face Alexa Bliss for the WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship on November 9, 2016 at SmackDown’s house show in Glasgow, Scotland.
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