Many fans noticed Vickie Guerrero‘s tribute to her late husband, Eddie at WrestleMania 26, from the flames on her tights to her salute from the top turnbuckle. In a rare out of character moment for the Official SmackDown Consultant, WWE.com posted an article about Vickie’s tribute. Excerpt below:
From the top rope Vickie put her hand to her heart, kissed it and looked to the sky – a poignant moment honoring her late husband.
“I definitely wanted to do something for Eddie,” she explained. “I started thinking about it during training, when I was learning to get on the ropes. The really great thing is the same ring I was training in in El Paso, Texas, is the same ring Eddie grew up with in his backyard.”
It was definitely a sweet moment that touched many. Who’d have thought that Eddie’s widow would carry on the legacy at a WrestleMania? Go Vickie!
Read the full piece here.