Nikki Bella is a revered figure among female WWE Superstars, with a significant number of fans recognizing her as a pioneer in the company’s women’s revolution. As a WWE Hall of Famer, she has contributed significantly to the industry’s growth and development. However, Nikki has made the tough decision to step away from WWE to prioritize her family. Bella also recently stated that Vince McMahon had no creative control over ‘Total Divas.’
Nikki Bella’s WWE career is marked by an impressive list of achievements, including a record-breaking reign as Diva’s Champion. Her unwavering commitment, tireless effort, and unyielding spirit have undoubtedly contributed to her success as a female wrestler. It is undeniable that Nikki has rightfully earned her place among the most revered and admired women in the wrestling industry.
The Bella Twins’ impact on WWE extends beyond the ring, as they played a pivotal role in expanding the company’s fanbase through their reality shows Total Divas and Total Bellas. These programs offered fans a glimpse into their lives outside the ring, providing a unique perspective and deepening the connection between fans and the wrestlers they admire. Despite their valuable contributions, the Bella Twins continue to face criticism from some pro wrestling fans, even years after their departure from the industry.
While speaking on The Sessions, Nikki Bella talked about the success of ‘Total Divas,’ and how she essentially got into trouble for being successful. Bella stated that Vince McMahon had no creative control over ‘Total Divas,’ which was the only WWE-related thing he had no control over at the time.
“I think a few, like, as far as the boss, I felt like it was the first time he lost control of what he could make and not make because when Brie and I won Diva of the Year, we got in trouble, and I got yelled at. I remember we came back so happy and it was like, ‘Oh, because you brought in all these new viewers, and the women are now voting for you, and all these new women are here.’
Everyone around was on the floor like, ‘The Bella Twins are getting yelled at for being successful’, because it wasn’t what they wanted because they were the storytellers. They push who they want the crowd to be behind. Perception is reality. That is WWE to a T. Even though the fans think they own it, no, they laugh in the back. ‘No, we own you at the end of the day.’ So I truly believe Total Divas was the first thing they couldn’t control. They couldn’t control the success. They couldn’t control what the mainstream was.”
Nikki Bella also reminded fans that ‘Total Divas’ almost beat ‘The Kardashians in ratings. We will have to wait and see what the future holds for Nikki Bella in the coming weeks.
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