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Charlotte Talks WrestleMania, Retiring the Term “Diva” & More

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Divas Champion Charlotte was recently a guest on her father’s podcast, WOO! Nation with Ric Flair.

Transcript courtesy of Wrestling Inc.

When the champion was asked about competing at WrestleMania, she revealed she’d love to have her match against Natalya. She also mentioned she wanted to wear a robe for her entrance:

“If I have my WrestleMania moment, I would like to have a robe made. There is so much family history there, with Bret [Hart] in her corner and my dad in mine.”

Charlotte also mentioned that she wants to retire the term “Diva”, saying she’s adamant about changing the perception of women in the WWE:

“My dream and goals are to change the face of women’s wrestling, and being champion, I hope that gives me a little more leeway and opportunity to do that. I want to main event a pay-per-view. I want to wrestle at WrestleMania. I want to bring back the Women’s Championship. I want longer matches. I want those crossover segments. I want more storylines, [and] just not to be eye candy or popcorn matches. And, hopefully, being champion at the moment, I just can somewhat kick open more doors and pave the way for more opportunities.”

In addition to changing the perception of women, Charlotte shared her wish to change the title and bring back the coveted Women’s Championship:

“I’m not taking away anything from the Divas Championship. I just think as the division is evolving, the title can evolve too. But from what I understand, I think NXT is going to go to not using ‘diva’ anymore, so it would only be natural for that to happen on the main roster as well. But just think of how many years of branding [are] behind the butterfly Divas Championship, so it just can’t happen overnight.”

Now that Charlotte has been on the main roster for a couple of months, she was also able to share her opinion on the differences between NXT and the main roster:

“What’s so different is NXT, you meet once a month and you tape four shows. The main roster, every single week and the show goes on, so every Monday, and then you have SmackDown tapings every Tuesday. I mean, you are go, go, go, go, go. NXT, maybe you find out a week ahead of time before what’s going to be taped at the next NXT tapings, so you’ll get to work that girl at the live event. Maybe you get to practice [and] maybe you won’t, but on the main roster, it’s changing up until the show starts. The times, maybe the finish, maybe the storyline, maybe even the person changes. The pressure and the money behind what’s happening on the main roster is completely different than NXT.”

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