Former WWE Divas Champion Nikki Bella recently spoke with Yahoo! Finance. Below are some highlights.
How Jennifer Lopez changer her life:
“She literally changed my life. I remember her talking about her curves and being a Latina, and I was like, ‘Oh, my gosh, I go through that!’ I was going through puberty, and being like, ‘Why am I getting all these curves?’ She started to make me love it. I remember being confident at a very young age, like, ‘Yeah this is what I’ve got.’ And it was literally J.Lo that gave that to me.”
Why she’s participating in a body positive panel at TheCurvyCon:
“I love representing women, and I love to, as much as I can, inspire and be a role model for women and young girls. I don’t know what it feels like to be Nia Jax, but being an identical twin, I’ve been compared my whole life. I’ve been the bigger twin. When I got on TV 10 years ago, immediately everyone called me ‘the fat twin.’ I had always looked at myself as someone who was just healthy and I loved who I was, but there was a period of time when it really got to me. I remember that feeling and being with Nia and having her tell me her stories and what she goes through, and stuff I’ve seen just filming our show, it makes me want to represent these women and stand with them.”