For Renee Paquette, it's all about the storytelling.
Participating in a Q&A session on the AdFreeShow's Patreon, Paquette spoke about her fandom of pro wrestling growing up, noting that she did watch for a period of time before falling off a bit when her own life got busier. She continued on though, sharing what one of her all-time favorite matches is. Here is what she had to say:
"Growing up, I did follow wrestling for a period of time. Then, you know, as I got into my teenage years -- I also played a ton of sports myself, so I was so inundated in playing my own sports for the longest time that I didn't always have time to follow wrestling. When I did watch it, I mean the one that sticks out to me the most, honestly, is watching Kane. I love watching Kane. I always think of me and my friends, which of course is why there's a disclaimer before Monday Night Raw, 'Do not try this at home, these are trained professionals.' We'd be tombstoning each other on the front lawn. Chokeslams. Sharpshooters. Nothing was off-limits then. Also for me, I always say my favorite wrestler that I'm not married to is Goldust. I love Goldust. Goldust and Roddy Piper in the Hollywood Backlot Brawl is one of my favorite matches of all time. To me, that is pro wrestling with two of the best. As much as there can be some purist wrestling, for me, it's the storytelling. Them being in LA, the white Bronco, the hose. I mean, there's just -- it was that perfect element of the entertainment and the storytelling and two of my favorite wrestlers in Roddy Piper and Goldust."
Signing with WWE in 2012, Paquette made her WWE TV debut on the Survivor Series pre-show that same year. Adopting the name Renee Young, she would go on to wear many hats for the company, serving as a backstage interviewer, panel and Network series host, commentator, Total Divas cast member, and so much more.
Renee would end up leaving WWE following SummerSlam 2020. She now hosts her own podcast entitled Oral Sessions.
During a recent interview with Ariel Helwani, Paquette discussed the possibility of joining AEW. You can find her comments by clicking here.
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