Charlotte Aptitude was interviewed this week on the Notsam Wrestling podcast. Charlotte was on to speak about her current storyline along with her dad and Lacey Evans, her plans for WrestleMania, her feud with Rhea Ripley final 12 months at WrestleMania, and extra.
Right here’s a few highlights from the interview:
Charlotte speaking about her angle with Ric Aptitude and Lacey Evans:
“It’s undoubtedly not the place I believed my 2021 was going to be, however I’ve received a number of optimistic suggestions about Monday’s promo phase….The place it goes, I don’t know. Clearly, there’s going to be a special route now as a result of my stepmom can’t wrestle me (she laughs)…I believed him and Lacey labored properly collectively. I understood it. I received it. I believe my largest battle was, properly, I’m the daughter of the dirtiest participant within the sport. Why can’t I be the dirtiest participant within the sport? How or why would I fall for his antics if I’ve already been on digital camera with him and he was my supervisor, and that was large. I grew as a performer. It took me to the subsequent stage, however, why am I not the dirtiest participant within the sport? I used to be throwing a match, like, I don’t perceive. I can’t fall for this. It doesn’t make sense. However, I believe no matter feelings that had been coming via on display, whether or not it’s annoyed or offended, the promo on Monday undoubtedly introduced out a special facet to me, the final couple weeks. I believe that did precisely what it was purported to.”
Charlotte mentioned she places strain on herself as a result of she is the daughter of Ric Aptitude:
“I put on my coronary heart on my sleeve. That’s the one factor I’ve by no means been in a position to do with my character, as a result of I like babyface promos and that’s the one factor I instructed myself I must get higher at is promos. I need to get higher. Generally I felt after I was making an attempt to attach with the viewers as a babyface, I believed, man, they most likely simply assume I’m whining as a result of they don’t perceive the place I’m coming from. They don’t perceive the strain I placed on myself. They don’t perceive what it’s wish to be Ric’s child. They don’t perceive what it encompasses. I additionally need to say that no one places extra strain on me than I do. I don’t want anybody else to criticize me. I criticize myself sufficient. It’s like an ideal alternative to go, okay, folks can empathize with an argument along with your dad and mom saying, ‘Let me do that alone.’ I really felt like I used to be already previous that the place folks go, ‘Properly she’s previous simply being Ric’s child’, due to every little thing I’ve achieved, however apparently, it was a special twist. I attempted to elucidate this to my dad. Even on reside occasions and telling him how related he’s. This was a 12 months or two in the past. Even earlier than reside occasions, they’ve this unbelievable package deal of my dad earlier than. Right here we’re in 2021 and the world is wooing earlier than the present. I by no means need it to go away, however I believe it’s very arduous to articulate that quantity of strain to folks in babyface promos.”
Bianca Belair was additionally on the present. She talked about what Sam mentioned about her a few years in the past at a TakeOver present, this 12 months’s Royal Rumble, choosing Sasha Banks at WrestleMania, and extra.
Bianca Belair speaking about performing in WWE:
“I’ve been an athlete my entire life. That’s simply part of who I’m. I’ve performed each sport within the guide for the reason that age of 5 and so I really feel like a number of issues naturally come to me very simply with regards to the bodily side of wrestling. I believe the very first month I used to be at The Efficiency Heart, I used to be like, ‘Can I try to do a 450?’ My coach mentioned, ‘You’ve by no means wrestled earlier than. How have you learnt tips on how to do a 450?’ I mentioned, ‘You simply stand up there, you do a entrance tuck and fold your ft underneath you.’ That half got here to me simply, however I had the conclusion that wrestling is far more than simply getting within the ring and doing strikes and getting in there and displaying your athleticism. I discovered in a short time that it’s a lot about your mentality. It’s a lot about perspective. If one thing goes on behind the scenes and protecting your perspective in test and specializing in issues you possibly can management. It’s not nearly your bodily capabilities. It’s really about performing. The performing half and entertaining a part of WWE, to me, didn’t come as simply because the bodily facet. It’s in regards to the crowd, and the response with the group, and the cameras. You’re in there with followers and figuring out tips on how to carry out in entrance of followers, but in addition figuring out there are millions of folks behind the digital camera which might be watching you.”
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