Nikki Bella and Brie Bella Defend WWE for Not Keeping Their Royal Rumble Return a Secret: “Selfishly That’s Why I Was Happy About It”

Published 01/14/2022, 10:30 AM EST
NEW YORK, NY – MARCH 18: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Professional wrestlers Brianna Garcia-Colace and Nicole Garcia-Colace of The Bella Twins pose for a portrait session at a local gym March 18, 2012 in Long Island, New York. (Photo by Lizzy Sullivan/Getty Images)


Nikki Bella and Brie Bella are going to be a part of the Women’s Royal Rumble 2022 at St. Louis Stadium. However, The Bella Twins are big names in the industry and their return has been a big question for a while.

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Therefore, WWE announcing their presence at the match takes away the element of surprise. But, Nikki and Brie Bella are quite glad that WWE announced their return rather than keeping it a secret until the day of the event.

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During a session on The Bellas Podcast, Nikki and Brie Bella had a conversation about the same and revealed why they are happy about the announcement.

“So, I mean, Brie one, I was shocked that they announced it because usually, these are surprises. But, I understand marketing-wise.” – Nikki Bella

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“So business-wise makes sense right? Because now the whole Bella Army’ll be there.” – Brie Bella

“Selfishly that’s why I was happy about it. Because no one would have ever expected you and I to be in the Royal Rumble. So, it makes me very happy that now the Bella army knows, so they can go.” – Nikki Bella

NBCUNIVERSAL UPFRONT EVENTS — 2019 NBCUniversal Upfront in New York City on Monday, May 13, 2019 — Pictured: (l-r) Nikki Bella and Brie Bella, “WWE” on USA Network — (Photo by: Charles Sykes/NBCUniversal/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images)

The duo has been out of action for a while now. After they gave birth, their fans reached out to them on social media quite often about a possible return. Well, The Bella Army will be getting ready as the day of the return is finally coming!

Nikki Bella and Brie Bella explain why returning at Royal Rumble 2022 is the best option

During the same conversation on The Bellas Podcast, The Bella Twins spoke about their return to the company.

Previously, it was reported that The Bella Twins may not return to WWE at all. Hence, WWE announcing their return came across as quite a surprise for the fans.

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According to Nikki Bella and Brie Bella, the good thing about returning at PPVs, especially Royal Rumble, is that the pro-wrestlers can return for one evening, have all the fun, interact with fans and colleagues, and be on their way.

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The men’s and women’s matches participants at Royal Rumble do not necessarily need a follow-up storyline or feud to explain their appearance during the match.

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Shuvangi Sen Chaudhury

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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