Rhea Ripley’s Best Friend and Coach Helped Her Succeed in WWE
Rhea Ripley, a professional wrestler with WWE, has achieved numerous milestones in her career and expressed gratitude towards her best friend and a former coach for their support.
In 2017, Rhea Ripley signed with WWE at the age of 21 and since then has won multiple titles, including the NXT UK Women’s Title, NXT Women’s Title, Raw Women’s Title, Women’s Tag Team Titles, and the Smackdown Women’s Title, which she won at WrestleMania this year.
While Rhea Ripley is part of The Judgment Day group with Finn Balor, Damian Priest, and Dominik Mysterio on screen, her personal life is quite different. During her appearance on WWE’s After The Bell Podcast, hosted by Corey Graves and Kevin Patrick, Rhea Ripley acknowledged her best friend Raquel Rodriguez and former WWE PC coach Scott Taylor (aka Scotty 2 Hotty) for providing her with guidance throughout her WWE journey.
Rhea Ripley mentioned that Raquel Rodriguez was her best friend, and they both endured many challenges together at the Performance Center. Additionally, Scott Taylor was instrumental in helping her through difficult training days when she felt demotivated and down. According to Rhea Ripley, Scotty would take her to the side of the ring, offer encouragement, and remind her of her progress, stating that she was improving and would eventually surpass others in her skill.
Overall, Rhea Ripley expressed deep appreciation for both Raquel Rodriguez and Scott Taylor, who played a significant role in her success and development as a professional wrestler.