Taylor Wilde confirms that she's still under contract, and she's ready to return to the company.
Wilde, a former Knockouts Champion, retired in 2011, and she returned to IMPACT at the Rebellion pay-per-view on April 25, 2021. She became a featured member of the Knockouts Division, but she reportedly went on a temporary leave due to personal reason, and she was removed from the company's roster page.
During the newest episode of her Wilde On podcast, Wilde was asked when she'll return to IMPACT Wrestling. She responded that she had been dealing with her divorce, and while she's "good" to return, she knows IMPACT has a deep roster.
“When COVID was at peak time, that’s when my divorce was at peak time. Long story short, not to get into too many details because I don’t need anything used against me in court, I’m good. I’m good to come back at any time. I’m ready now, but IMPACT’s got a lot of stuff going on. There’s a lot of new Knockouts," Wilde said.
When asked whether she is still signed with the company, she replied, “I’m still under contract."
Wilde then described how the process of her run in IMPACT was "disheartening" because she was dealing with a painful divorce. She stated that she has been working on the independent scene, and she's hopeful about her potential return to IMPACT, possibly as a heel.
"It was really disheartening. I retired, I took ten years off, I became a firefighter, I’m still doing it. It was amazing, IMPACT really pushed me hard, they did all these big buildup vignettes. I came back at a weird time when there was no audience. I fucking loved it, and I had this good momentum, and just like anything, you do well in one part of your life and then something fucking falls apart, and it was a really catastrophic loss, but I think with all those failures, it makes you stronger and I’m sure there’s some sort of innate reason. I’ve been working on the indies, just locally, and I have started to work heel for the first time in my career, so maybe that’s something that IMPACT can bring me back as," Wilde said.
The veteran emphasized that she's ready to come back by saying, "Fingers crossed. I am so ready to come back. I’ve had a year off. I am fucking ready."
Wilde last wrestled for IMPACT at Victory Road 2021, which was taped on August 17; the show aired on September 18.
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