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TWO-TIME SMACKDOWN CHAMPION NAOMI TALKS ABOUT HER COMEBACK, NEW STORY ANGLE AND HAIR PRIDE ON WOMEN’S WRESTLING WEEKLY

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See the highlights of the interview below:

NAOMI SHARES WHY SHE HAD TO TAKE TIME OFF 3:30

“I finally just had to get myself together mentally, emotionally, physically, I was just breaking down. So, when I asked for that time off to bury my cousin and to go back home and be there with my family and her kids that are left here. I ended going to the doctor to see what was wrong with me because it was, it was, very hard for me to get through matches, I was extremely fatigued all the time. I was literally chugging energy drinks just to get through the days of traveling and matches, like, I was just, just didn’t know what was wrong with me. I found out I was severely anemic and I never knew that…So bad to the point where the doctors told me had I came in later, whatever count was at a 9.4, if it would have got under a 9 then I would have probably been threatening a blood transfusion, which that just blew my mind…because I always thought I’m like fine, I’m healthy, I eating good, you know, It was that and I found out I had a stomach ulcer, I was completely vitamin D deficient.”  

NAOMI SHARES HOW SHE HAD DOUBTS ABOUT RETURNING TO WWE & ROYAL RUMBLE 7:16

“Honestly, like, I find out more from the internet then I probably do through work sometimes… but it was a surprise for me too, and when I finally did get the call that I was coming back here I was like, “Whew” it’s “it’s glow time! Let’s get it!” 

“Oh man, it was such a relief because I am my own worst critic and I get in my head alot because I am so passionate, this is my art…I was scared, the worst thing is being gone that long and coming back to no one caring, or to no reaction, or you know I just didn’t know what to expect…by the time I did come out I was just like man I just hope they with me and I hope that I deliver and perform like everything goes well. So just the pressure from all of that had me really worked up, but it was like a good worked up. I had so much adrenaline, I was so excited just and then just be back out there and hear the audience like you don’t get that feeling anywhere else. Like there’s nothing else like it in any other job in the world…” 

NAOMI TALKS ABOUT STRUGGLING WITH RACISM IN THE WRESTLING INDUSTRY 12:56
“From the social media. That’s something on the regular that we deal with all the time, everyday, it’s crazy the type of negativity I get. One of things that bothered me is that people feel like they can say whatever they want, be as disrespectful as they want; and talent has no right or room to respond back or should just be quiet or take the higher road. I feel like you can state your opinion and still take the high road, you can still check people without being disrespectful…” 

NAOMI TALKS ABOUT HER RELATIONSHIP WITH JONATHAN FATU OF THE USOS AND HOW THEY KEEP THE LOVE ALIVE 25:40
“You kind of have to, we’re together so much, like, you can’t be mad at each other cause then that’s a long day, that’s a long day, to be mad at each other, so we normally get over our issues and stuff quick because we don’t want our whole day to be ruined.” 

NAOMI SHARES WHO SHE WOULD WANT TO WRESTLE IN NXT & BIANCA BELAIR 26:48
“I asked about a year ago to go down to NXT to work, I just I think NXT is awesome, I love NXT. And at the time, I wasn’t  really being used as much on the main roster so I was like, “Dang, can I go down there?” And see what I can get into and what could happen… and I just love the talent down there, is so good, and I know this was the time where…I love Bianca…her personality, her spirit is even more beautiful so that was one idea I had either was to go work against her or to be with her…but it just wasn’t the right time. And B is also a star all on her own and I think they want her to be that and come into her own but it’s just a dream of mine we’ve never officially had two African-American tag team champions…”  

NAOMI TALKS ABOUT HOW SHE WANTS TO CONTINUE IN HER CAREER 34:37
“Just to continue to grow and improve and, um, just have one real good angle with someone before my ca didn’t get to perform as much, I didn’t get a solid angle with anyone…I’m just exploring and I want to continue to grow and I want to continue to not limit myself and just have a really good story.”

NAOMI THANKS WOMEN’S WRESTLING WEEKLY 40:14
“I just wanted to thank you guys for always welcoming me and giving me a platform as well to speak my mind.. It’s always a pleasure and thank you very much. Coming back to you after a couple of years ago, I feel like this was a completely different conversation and so it was nice, so thank you guys for giving me that moment.” 

Get it all on this week’s brand new episode of AfterBuzz TV’s Women’s Wrestling Weekly: The Number One Women’s Wrestling Show on the Planet!






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