Charlotte Flair has got candid about her reasons for stepping away from WWE for the time being – and it centres around her boobs and plastic surgery.
The 10-time women’s champion – who was written off television last month – has opened up about her current break and admitted she has become fed up with the ‘entire world having an opinion on the topic’.
In a lengthy series of tweets, she wrote: ‘Picture it. Charlotte, North Carolina, 2018. A young queen, shortly after a career defining Wrestlemania victory, finds herself sicker than sick at her brother’s house.
‘A trip to the doctor tells us the likely culprit is silicone poisoning, and that my implant had been leaking for quite some time. It was one of the worse cases the doctor had seen.
‘At that time, I had a few options to fix the issue. Each option had a specific recovery time.
‘I love this job more than anything, so I picked the option that allowed me to return the soonest. That was the choice I made.’
Of course as fans will remember, the 34-year-old superstar – whose father is the legendary “Nature Boy” Ric Flair – brought an end to Asuka’s 914 winning streak as she retained the SmackDown Women’s Title at WrestleMania 34 in 2018.
Two years later – just ‘a few months ago’ – Charlotte returned to the doctor after ‘something felt off’ and it turned out to be the ‘same issue again’, although she clarified she has not suffered with silicone poisoning ‘this time’.
She continued: ‘This time, I’m going with an option that I believe will solve the issue long time, even though the recovery period is a little longer than I would like.
‘To clarify: I do not have silicone poisoning this time. The surgery is cosmetic to fix an issue from a prior surgery. (sic)’
A follower responded to tell the Queen – who is engaged to fellow superstar Andrade – that she didn’t need to explain herself or her plastic surgery.
She added: ‘You’re absolutely right; I do not owe anyone a thing.
‘But I will not allow people to think I’m somehow ashamed of it for even a second longer.’
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