Summer Rae Shuts Up Naysayers Questioning Her WWE Legend Status: “Tend to Your Mother Who is Calling You Upstairs for Dinner”

Published 01/23/2022, 7:00 AM EST

WWE legend Summer Rae announced her return to the company on the latest SmackDown show, which was in her hometown of Nashville. She will be a participant in this year’s Royal Rumble. 

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Rae was in WWE from the year 2011 to the year 2017. She left the company in 2017 because of a bone spur injury and later went on to pursue a career in modeling. She also joined Cornerstone Global Management, LLC, a cryptocurrency company, as their new Director of Marketing and Social Engagement.

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Summer Rae will return to wrestling at the highest level after five years in WWE. They announced her as a WWE legend on a recent SmackDown show.  Chiefly some fans were not impressed by the fact that the WWE called her a legend and they let their displeasure be known. 

Fans on social media started tagging her in insulting posts, claiming she is not a legend. Rae later replied to them through her Twitter saying, “I strike again. By simply SHOWING UP. You favs could never. 1 day when you do find a wife hopefully she will look past how pathetic it was to be a grown ass man tweeting about a women being less than what she thinks she is. Good day sir. Stay pressed. It gets me overKiss mark #LegendRae”.

She made a statement to all those fans who were criticizing her place in wrestling history on social media.

Wrestling fans can be extremely divided on the matter of who is a legend in the business. Fans have insulted WWE superstars over something they did not like many times in the past.

However, most fans remember Summer Rae and the things she has done in the ring. She is indeed a legend and we all are excited about her Royal Rumble return as much as she is. 

What is next for Summer Rae?

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Summer Rae, who was out of action for five years, will return to wrestle in Royal Rumble 2022. She made a successful career away from the sport, but will want to make a giant splash upon her return.

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Will she have a small feud with Natalya till WrestleMania or she will only appear for Royal Rumble? As per rumors, she will be present on next week’s SmackDown to confront Natalya. It is unclear about her future after Royal Rumble in WWE. 

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Tushar Deogharkar

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Tushar Deogharkar is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports. Tushar has done his Master's in Tourism Management and is an ardent fan of pro wrestling. He follows WWE and AEW very closely and wants to learn how the promotions are run.

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