Not only is Becky Lynch a former WWE World Champion, but she was the first ever SmackDown Live Women’s Champion in WWE history.
She’ll attempt to reclaim that throne from Carmella at SummerSlam when she challenges “The Princess Of Staten Island” and her best-friend Charlotte Flair in a Triple Threat match for the strap. Recently, Lynch was a guest on Hall Of Famer Jim Ross’ podcast, The Ross Report.
During the interview, Lynch addressed those who call her a sidekick to Charlotte Flair. Here’s what she had to say:
“I get called that a lot; but, it’s never anything that I feel I am,” Lynch said. “That is, I guess, that ends up being the position and that ends up being what I’m called a lot of the time and of course that’s bothering because I’m a woman on my own and I’ve been struggling through this thing since I was sixteen years old….of course that’s gonna effect you and of course that’s gonna hit you.
“I understand roles and she’s [Charlotte Flair] awesome and I always want her to do absolutely amazing things and she’s so capable and everything that she’s been through and she has so much passion for this business and is such a wonderful sweet human being. I always just want to be on the same level and the same conversation.
“You never want to be thought of as less than because you’re putting your heart and soul into everything that you go out there and do. You don’t stop thinking about it. Of course, you’re never gonna be happy or content being called and that’s not how I ever see myself. When it’s said and it’s reiterated, that’s always a little bit like, ‘Arrrgh darn it. I thought I’d passed that.’ It works for the storyline.”
H/T WrestleZone for the transcriptions