The Bella Twins memoir, Incomparable, hit shelves this week and included a boatload of tales in regards to the pair’s time working collectively in WWE. Some of these tales put the company as a whole in a flattering gentle, whereas others criticized it for questionable conduct. One such incident bought right here from an excerpt written by Nikki, who was recapping the neck injury she suffered and the surgical process she wanted to endure following her record-long reign as Divas Champion. According to her, WWE officers dragged their toes on serving to her when she repeatedly spoke up about having neck points.
I requested an MRI, nevertheless, they instructed me that it wouldn’t current one thing, Bella wrote. They had no reply after I outlined that my legs had been going numb and giving out on me in matches, that I may solely lie down in mattress for just some hours at a time. Finally, I had an MRI. I used to be in Austin, Texas, and I used to be backstage. A doctor bought right here as a lot like me to say: Just so you acknowledge, we’re not going to look out one thing. I’d have given one thing for that to be true.
Bella wrote that at one degree she texted a WWE official, Is it because I’m a woman that I don’t get a similar remedy due to the male Superstars?
The medical docs wound up telling her she was on the cusp of being paralyzed on account of an extreme herniation that had stopped spinal fluid from reaching her C6 and C7 vertebrae.
I was aggravated because I felt like if I had been a male Superstar, I’d be getting radically completely different remedy in its place of being instructed to solely sit at home and pray, Bella wrote.
She would finally return to movement as a member of the SmackDown Live roster. Her remaining match bought right here on the Evolution pay-per-view in late 2018, the place she misplaced a Raw Women’s Championship match in the direction of Ronda Rousey.