Eva Marie On Rebuilding Her Character, Why She Hasn't Clicked With Mandy Rose, Her Dedicated Fans

- E! Online recently spoke with Eva Marie to promote the current season of WWE Total Divas. The full article can be found at this link. Below are highlights:

Her dedicated fanbase:

"We are in the entertainment business so the fans are everything and without them I pretty much don't exist. They mean the world to me, but at the same time I'm actually very happy that they've seen my progress from when I first came in to where I'm at now. It's just also one of those things like to put out there to any little girl or boy, anybody, that if you want something bad enough you have to just keep knocking down those doors and go for it, regardless of what anybody?whether it's a colleague, family member or whomever is telling you, 'No.' Just don't listen to that."


Why she hasn't clicked with Mandy Rose:

"I think it's because when I first came in it wasn't that welcoming. It's kind of a mean girl situation, which is pretty typical because you're a new girl and you're walking into new territory, so certain people feel a certain way because they've been in a place for so many years. So with Mandy, I've been there and I've been that girl, so I want to welcome anybody that's brand new and let their actions or whatnot let me determine how I feel about them. But I'm going to welcome anybody with open arms and embrace them because the last thing I want is somebody to feel not welcomed or out of place, because it is a scary world, especially when you're not born into wrestling."


Returning to the ring from injury on Total Divas:

"It's awesome. I'm really thankful for Triple H and our chairman Vince McMahon because when I came back from my surgery I basically was like, 'I want to be the face of this company and I want to bring something to the table.' And luckily we have NXT, a phenomenal developmental program, so I had asked to go back and train so that I could be the best I possibly could be."

"The last eight months have basically been me building the Eva Marie character into what it is now and I'm truly thankful for both Triple H and Vince McMahon to kind of give me the green light to go and experience that because it was a big gamble. I didn't know exactly what that was going to mean or what would happen, but I felt in my heart that I needed to go and do that."

Check out the full interview with Eva at this link.

Source: E! Online