Bayley can really hear all that Michael Cole says when he's on commentary, so why not react to it?
For the majority of the pandemic era, Bayley was on top of WWE SmackDown. There was even a brief period of time where she was on every major brand in WWE. During this time, she fleshed out her heel persona and began to enjoy interacting with lead commentator, Michael Cole.
Speaking with Metro in the UK, Bayley joked that she really does want to wrestle the longtime voice of WWE and explain why it's a natural fit for her to interact with him in an empty arena.
“I don’t know if people realize it or they think I’m doing it just for fun – which it is fun, to give Cole crap. But I can literally hear them! They’re 10 feet away from me in an empty arena, so I can hear everything he’s saying, so it just felt fitting to respond to it. Why not?”
With only two more episodes of SmackDown to go before the return of live crowds, Bayley is hopeful that she can continue having the same amount of fun as she has been having but now in front of the WWE Universe.
“I’m interested to see how they react to me when I come back. I just feel so grateful that [WWE] gave me the opportunity to show a different side to me and show that I can be so much more. I’ve been having the best time!”
She added, “This is definitely some of the most fun matches and moments and stories that I’ve been in my career. It hasn’t even been in front of actual fans! So I can’t wait to get in front of fans and be able to share that with them.”
Recently, Bianca Belair told Metro that she isn't sure she'll be done with Bayley anytime soon. Learn more here.
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