Eva Marie returned to WWE in May after officially leaving the company in August 2017.
During her time away from WWE, Eva appeared in movies and television while also becoming a brand ambassador for various campaigns and collections.
Speaking to Ryan Satin on Out of Character, Eva explained how she was able to make her way back to WWE.
"A lot of it was, I always had a good relationship with [Vince McMahon], [Stephanie McMahon], and [Triple H] because of them giving me a show at the very beginning. When I left, I was always in contact with Vince with the projects I was doing. He always seeing whether it was movies, TV, or new endeavor business-wise and things of that nature, we were always in conversation. I was always checking in and saying what's up and things of that nature. The conversation kind of sparked last year and it was one of those things that, I always said I wanted to come back when the time was right and I always let him know that. That way, at any moment at any time, there was never a thought of 'she would never' or 'there's no possibility for her to come back.' I didn't want to leave any stone unturned. I was very forward in letting him know, 'Yes, I want to come back, you tell me when that seems most appropriate and makes the most sense and I'm there.' I threw it out there and he was like, 'Okay' and I was like, 'Let's go,'" she recalled.
Eva was then asked about her relationship with Vince.
She replied, "I have so much respect for him. It's pretty incredible, the fact that he's still going to all these shows and doing what he does, it's actually impressive to see the work ethic in him. Obviously, it's something born in him. He shot for the cover of Muscle & Fitness at 72, looking shredded. Maybe because I would never go to him at the very beginning just talking nonsense. Then, I feel like you get in one ear and out the other. So, making sure anything I wanted to do or had to ask, it was very much, I really wanted it. It wasn't like, 'I want to be on TV, put me on.' I'm sure he hears that all day, every day. So, what's going to make you stand out. I would make sure any time of my interactions, even to this day, I'm not trying to eat up his time. One, he doesn't have it. Two, I'm sure he doesn't want to spend that much time with me. Three, to keep things simple and short. That's probably why we've always had a good relationship. It's the same with Stephanie and Triple H too."
Eva is currently part of the WWE Raw brand. She was set to battle Doudrop on WWE Raw, but the match never officially started.
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