Trinity: There Was A Time I Didn't Feel Like A Star, Now Nothing Can Shake Me

Trinity reflects on her healing journey through her time in IMPACT Wrestling.

Trinity, formerly known as Naomi in WWE, joined the IMPACT Wrestling roster in 2023 during their May tapings in Chicago. Now, she is set to return to Chicago to defend the IMPACT Wrestling Knockouts World Championship against Mickie James.

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Ahead of that match, Trinity spoke to Mickie James and the other hosts of Busted Open Radio about how gratifying this run has been for her and how it's lifted her self-esteem and allowed her to achieve her goals and unlock untapped potential.

"It's very reassuring, and it makes me happy, and it makes me feel fulfilled in a lot of ways. This wrestler journey, especially as a woman, it's not an easy road. There are a lot of highs and lows, and somewhere along my career, I stopped feeling — I didn't feel like I was of value to the women's division, I wasn't a star," Trinity admitted. "Those things really started to set in my head, which is also why I think it led me down this road to really figure it out and prove for myself, not for anybody else, that I belong in this world in this business, and that I am a game changer, and that I am a star. I really needed it to prove that to myself, and I'm so grateful for the opportunity. Even with all the negativity that happened with my situation, I really feel that it led me to where I am now, to IMPACT, and to be given this opportunity to prove myself, for myself. I hope that, in the future, it inspires others that when one door closes just know, as long as you keep going, that you can find your way through another door."

Trinity was later asked whether or not she feels like her current run is proving people, she said she absolutely agrees that is the case, but also says that she has learned that no matter what you do, not everyone is going to be on your team.

"Oh 1,000%. I saw the comments and what people were saying about me and it lit a fire in me," Trinity says. "It just made me tell myself, 'No, girl, you ain't going out like this, you gotta get up and get out there and finish this in a better way for myself'. And I feel that I'm doing that in IMPACT. So that makes me feel good, you know?

"Also, no matter what you do, there are just going to be people against you, and they are just not going to be on your team," she added. "I'm good. I feel fulfilled within myself. I feel like, now, nothing can shake me anymore. I'm in such a good space mentally, physically, and emotionally with everything. I feel like my life is in a way better balance now than it was ever before and I just want to keep going because I love this. I love it. it's fun for me. It's great therapy for me to continue performing. I've been performing since I was eight years old. That's what I do. That's what I love to do. Wrestling is so beautiful because it combines all of these different factors of performing, entertainment, and theatrics. You can sing if you want, you can act if you want, you're wrestling, you're physically active, and I just love that I have a world and a place where I can combine all those things that I love and do and bring people happiness because in return, that brings me happiness."

Earlier in the discussion, Mickie James praised Trinity for her electric and magnetic aura. You can read Mickie's comments at this link.

Trinity is ready to face off against Mickie James in a major match at IMPACT Bound For Glory. Fans can check out the full card here.

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