Carmella Says Pairing With R-Truth Wasn't Supposed To Be Anything, Thinks There Was More To Do

The 24/7 Title pairing of Carmella & R-Truth turned into one of the most entertaining acts in WWE in 2019. The two boosted the 24/7 Title when many wrote it off as a joke and stole many shows with their antics. From coming up with costumes to hiding in sets, Carmella & Truth made the most of anything thrown at them. 

And the duo actually came together out of a joke made by R-Truth during a backstage segment. 

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"It was never supposed to be anything. It really wasn't," Carmella told Sporting News"He was just going around backstage saying he needed to pin me for a title opportunity as a joke because that's what Charlotte did in order to get into the SummerSlam match in 2018. He was just joking about it and then it just kind of turned into a thing. Then we got paired together for Mixed Match Challenge and then we were the only team from Mixed Match Challenge that continued to be a team beyond that competition. What you saw on TV was so real and genuine. We have a true friendship and we just had so much fun. He would crack me up. I'd be cracking up live on TV from the things he was doing in front of me and I couldn't help myself. I was laughing because he's so ridiculous. He's been around forever and he continues to find a way to stay relevant and my hat is off to him because he's such an incredible entertainer."

Unfortunately, the pairing were split in the 2019 Draft with Carmella going to SmackDown and Truth heading to Raw. Before that was the case, they spoke with Fightful's Sean Ross Sapp for an interview, which you can check out above. 

When asked about the pair being split up, Carmella replied, "I was definitely bummed and felt like there was a lot more that we could have done but, at the same time, it's good for me I think because I actually get the opportunity to be in a story and just be Carmella again because it's been a while. Basically, since I lost the championship at SummerSlam to Charlotte a year-and-a-half ago. I haven't really been a major part of the women's division because I've been so involved in the stuff with Truth, which has been great. It's been a great opportunity to show a different side of my character. But I do think it's important now to step out on my own and remind everyone what I can do and what I'm capable of outside of that comedy role."

R-Truth remains in the 24/7 Title picture, but Carmella has not had much television time since moving to SmackDown. As of now, she has not been announced for the Women's Royal Rumble match on Sunday. You can find a list of participants by the Women's Royal Rumble by clicking here

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