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Natalya Opens up on Emotional Season of WWE ‘Total Divas’ and Helping Emerging Female Talent

Natalya has seen many of her best and worst moments chronicled through the lens of WWE Total Divas. And season nine of the E! reality series is no different as the veteran superstar is fighting through the loss of her father, Hall of Famer Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart. Here the former women’s champion sits down to reflect on an emotional year. This season we’ve seen Ronda Rousey join the cast. What has it been like for you to see her show a different side? Natalya: I think having Ronda on the show has been special. So many people see Ronda […]

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Pro Wrestling Moms of the Ring

Season six of WWE Total Divas closed with Brie Bella revealing to husband Daniel Bryan that after much trying she was pregnant. Fast forward to today and the happy couple are sharing the joy of bringing home their daughter, Birdie Joe. Brie wanted to become a mom so much that she made the tough decision to step away from the ring. She is the latest in a line of women in pro wrestling who have taken the similar path. However, there are also those who juggle motherhood while still kicking butt in the squared circle. Among them is Mickie James, […]

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WWE Total Divas Season 6, Episode 9: What Happens in Vegas

It’s Vegas Total Divas style when the ladies and Rusev hit up Sin City. Renee Young wants to use the time as an opportunity to throw Lana a proper bachelorette party. Problem is Rusev isn’t a fan of the concept because of a friend’s past experience. Renee Young and Trinity decide to plan it for her. We learn Lana has a history of short relationships and being a party girl. She doesn’t want to do anything to ruin what she has with her Bulgarian husband-to-be. Lana aims to please Rusev and springs for a 10,000 square-foot suite with a basketball […]

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WWE Total Divas Season 6, Episode 8: Pain in the Neck

Total Divas this week was a good news-bad news episode depending on who you want to talk about. The latter refers to Paige, who is feeling down in the dumps about being kept off TV and not working due to neck issues. She brings her puppy along backstage to help boast spirits. I know Josie and Winston are jealous that Paige’s dog gets to be backstage at WWE shows. The English superstar thinks surgery is out of the question and hopes physicality will help the shoulder and neck pain. Paige gets an M.R.I., which leads to a prognosis she isn’t […]

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WWE Total Divas Season 6, Episode 7 Recap: A Win-Wine Situation

On last night’s WWE Total Divas, the upcoming brand extension has the ladies concerned. That’s because, with different superstars on Raw and SmackDown Live!, it could mean their wrestler significant others may end up on separate shows and touring schedules. Despite the uncertainty, Paige is happy to be back on TV and working more. Things end up taking a turn for the worst when something popped in her shoulder during a match after just returning to the ring. Eva Marie goes to San Antonio to spend some time with Paige, who moved to Texas to be with boyfriend Alberto Del […]

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WWE Total Divas Season 6, Episode 5 Recap: Mother of the Groom

On last night’s Total Divas, Lana and Rusev are in the middle of wedding preparation, which with their different family backgrounds can bring a number of challenges. Rusev wants to marry his blonde beauty in Bulgaria because his mom wants a Bulgarian wedding. Lana, a pastor’s daughter, wants to keep it stateside. We meet their respective family members. Lana grew up in the former Soviet Union and can communicate with Rusev’s mom. Speaking of Rusev’s mom, she isn’t a fan of the “stripper pole” in the middle of a room. Go figure. Rusev and Lana try to cover it up […]

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WWE Total Divas Season 6 Episode 4 Recap: Gone Girl

There’ve been many questions in regards to Paige. Well, this week on Total Divas fans got a little glimpse of what has been going on with the popular WWE superstar. Natalya throws a going away party for Trinity, who is gearing up to film a movie. Paige comes, but she is not alone. She enters the room with new boyfriend, and fellow pro wrestler, Alberto Del Rio. She thinks he is “The One.” Nattie is a little skeptical about that statement considering the fact she didn’t even know they were together in the first place. Professionally, Natalya is enjoying the […]

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WWE Total Divas Season 6, Episode 3 Recap: A Big Flippin’ Deal

We learn many things about Maryse this week on Total Divas. We find out she and her husband, The Miz, have a ridiculously nice house.  I didn’t see enough to decide if it’s John-Cena-compound nice, but it’s up there. Maryse is more of the spender in the household, while Miz — surprisingly — comes off as the more practical one. We also find out she has a soft spot for animals. She visits a shelter to drop off donations before a big red carpet event with Eva Marie … and walked out with another dog. This might not sit well with […]

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WWE Total Divas Season 6, Episode 2 Recap: Big Flippin’ Deal

This week on Total Divas sees Trinity in shock shortly after hearing about the Pulse Nightclub shooting. The news hits close to the heart considering Orlando is her hometown. Trinity and her uncle used to hang out at the popular spot often. It’s an emotional moment when Trinity goes to visit the memorial and pay her respects. She is overwhelmed with sadness seeing familiar faces and realizing so many lives were lost over a senseless act of hate. This inspired her to host a vigil in the community to bring people together. It’s probably one of the most real moments […]

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WWE Total Divas Season 6 Premiere Recap: Total Superstars

It is WrestleMania time as Total Divas returns for Season 6 with some new faces entering the mix. The biggest show of the year for WWE means different things for each of the ladies. For Brie Bella, it’s what she believes is her last match. Emotions are running high for the veteran performer with husband Daniel Bryan at home not long after having to retire and twin sister Nikki rehabbing a neck injury. If that weren’t enough, Brie also has to deal with Maryse, one of the additions to the reality show. Maryse hasn’t talked to Brie and Nikki in three-and-a-half […]