Former TNA Knockout Roxxi recently made news after telling us she wasn’t going to appear at TNA’s One Night Only: Knockout Knockdown PPV, and now the ‘Hardcore Knockout’ has revealed that was indeed offered a role, but said no.
Roxxi was recently a guest on the Greg DeMarco Show and explained why she turned TNA down. She said: “You can only get kicked so many times. … I think that I had finally had enough. They had trouble treating me very well to begin with and I felt like I was being a glutton for punishment every time I went back. … I felt like it was the right time to tell them no. It was like one of those bad relationships where you keep trying to get away from it. … You can’t treat people badly and then hope that they’ll come back and hang out. … A lot of the girls I’ve spoken to turned them down.”
Roxxi, real name Nicole Raczynski, also talked about the pay of TNA roster members. She said: “I absolutely loved being a part of it. … I loved being a part of history [with the division]. That being said, I feel like they are not sure how to treat their employees. … There were multiple times where someone was working a day job while being on TV. You’re supposed to be an international TV star but you’re having to get a job tending bar or working at a Sunglass Hut. … From my experience I would see that was straight across the board [not just limited to Knockouts]. … They weren’t very biased about it.”
Roxxi also talked about shaving her head bald and the impact Shimmer has on women’s wrestling. You can listen to the interview here.