Nikki Bella recently appeared on CBS Sports’ In This Corner podcast to talk WWE Evolution, and the former WWE Diva’s Champion had plenty to get off her chest. She talked about how unfair people are to women from the diva era of WWE, and why it’s ridiculous that people blame the competitors for the decisions made by corporate.
Transcription by WrestleZone.com Senior Editor Tyler Treese
Nikki began her discussion by bringing up the origins of the term diva. “I was in so many meetings saying we’re going to make this mean something,” revealed Bella. “Make it powerful and strong and beautiful. It also gave us SmackDown women something to compete for. We were competing for nothing [at the time]. So, we were like ‘Yes! Let’s make this so strong and powerful!’ That’s what we made the Divas Championship into at that time. Something beautiful, if you look back you’ll see so many little girls wearing that Divas championship and they actually still do. They loved it. Continue reading Nikki Bella on CBS Sports “In This Corner” podcast
On the cusp of Nikki Bella’s biggest title match yet, The Fearless One and her sister Brie Bella recently sat down for an in-depth profile with Refinery29 that hit the Internet Thursday morning. The feature, by writer Sarah Coughlin, is an in-depth look at how and why the twins chose this particular moment to mount their comeback, how Brie balances motherhood and an in-ring return, and why Nikki believes Raw Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey is the right opponent at the right time at this juncture of her career.
You can check out the must-read article here.
When it comes to 16-month-old Birdie Joe, mom Brie Bella can be the bad cop while her sister Nikki Bella is always the good cop.
“She doesn’t know what no means,” Brie, 34, told PEOPLE Saturday at the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas while speaking of how Nikki spoils her daughter. “Like when she’s throwing a little tantrum or something.”
“Nicole has these big open arms and wants to smother her,” she explained. “I’m like, ‘No, you gotta ignore her. Don’t look at her.’ “
Aunt Nikki, Brie’s twin, lets the tot indulge in TV more than Mom does, too. “We like her to watch only one episode of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse but when she’s with Nicole, she might get four episodes in,” Brie said.
Continue reading People: Nikki Bella Gets in Trouble ‘All the Time’ for Spoiling Brie Bella’s Daughter: ‘Birdie Owns Me’