WWE Hall Of Famer Trish Stratus Admits That She Never Was, And Never Has Been, A Fan Of The Term "Diva"

WWE Hall Of Famer Trish Stratus Admits That She Never Was, And Never Has Been, A Fan Of The Term "Diva"

Trish Stratus is rightly considered one of WWE's best female wrestlers, but she comes from an era of "Divas" and "Puppies." Now, the WWE Hall of Famer has shared her clear dislike of the "Divas" term...

Trish Stratus was a guest on "Oral Sessions with Renee Paquette" this week, and the WWE Hall of Famer touched on a number of topics while looking back at her incredible in-ring career. 

Asked about her reaction when WWE finally decided to change the Divas Championship to the Women's Championship - at a time when they also ditched the term "Divas" - Stratus confessed that she's never liked the term and has made a point of never using it (even during her time with WWE).

"I don’t think I’ve ever uttered the word, ‘Diva.’ Maybe I did, but in interviews, I never called myself Diva. I refused. I didn’t get it. I enjoyed in the beginning that we were called Superstars. We were all called Superstars," Stratus explained. "When they started this Diva thing, as a tomboy, the word Diva, I’m like, ‘I’m a Diva? Yeah, I don’t qualify.’ What they were calling a Diva, I’m like, ‘I’m not even that. I don’t think I’m that at all.’ I was never behind that term at all."

"Also, not to say anything about the girls that competed for the Diva Championship or who were Diva Champions, again, the title is what it is, they were still doing the work, and paving the path for females everywhere, and advancing themselves as great workers, not to diminish that as well. I know, and they will say it too, that there is that connotation with it."

Stratus hits the nail on the head here, and while she was a trailblazer in WWE, it's a real shame the Hall of Famer couldn't have competed regularly in the era of "Superstars."

Check out the full interview below:
 

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