Australia’s first ever WWE women’s world champion Rhea Ripley is stranded in the United States, unable to return home as a result of Covid-19 border restrictions.
The 24-year-old from Adelaide admits she has previously burst into tears when being told she is locked out of Australia after more than two years overseas.
That anguish, however, is nothing compared to the one regret “The Nightmare” has about how her career was almost done before it even began.
In a wide-ranging interview with news.com.au, Ripley also spilt the beans on secrets within the WWE locker room and opened up on her heartbreak from Australia’s Covid-19 situation.
Ripley — whose real name is Demi Bennett — earlier this year made history and shocked the world at WrestleMania when she defeated veteran Asuka to become the first Aussie to ever hold the Raw women’s championship belt.
On Sunday morning (AEST),…