That feeling that you get when you walk through the curtain is unlike anything I had ever felt.It’s the greatest feeling to have people chanting your name, supporting you and telling you they want to be just like you when they grow up!She studied broadcast journalism, hoping to become a television anchor, and worked as a model for Venus Swimwear and Hawaiian Tropic.In 2006, Blank was signed to a contract by WWE and sent to Ohio Valley Wrestling, a WWE developmental territory.Jump into the competitive, fast-paced, glamorous world of “WAGS” when the new series premieres at 10 p.m. Her father moved to Miami after she graduated high school, and Blank lived there a year. Blank spent just six months in college, before WWE came calling.
[she chuckles]” Former ECW original and WWE superstar Tommy Dreamer became her big brother, helping her transition into the pro wrestling/sports entertainment world. So for a 19-year-old, it was a lot.” On the flipside, Blank loved performing.In June of 2006, she appeared on the first episode of that always ended when her jealous boyfriend, Mike Knox, stopped her from finishing her dance.Their relationship quickly soured when Kelly developed a crush on CM Punk.Former WWE Diva Kelly Kelly would love to be a guest on a Stone Cold Steve Austin Podcast as she has plenty to discuss these days -- not only her upcoming nuptials to NHL hockey star Sheldon Souray but more recently her co-starring efforts in the new reality TV series “WAGS” on E! These WAGS, including Barbie Blank (formerly WWE’s Kelly Kelly), are playing the most competitive sport out there: getting and keeping that pro-athlete man. to put us on after [WWE] ‘Total Divas,’ especially with me doing [WWE] for so many years,” Blank said. takes a wild ride into the world of some of today’s hottest professional athletes from the perspective of the women who stand by their side, otherwise known as WAGS (Wives and Girlfriends of Sports Stars).As Barbie Blank, she modeled for Hawaiian Tropic and Venus Swimwear.Based upon her modeling, she was granted an interview with the WWE and in 2006 went to work for their then minor-league affiliate, Ohio Valley Wrestling.As part of an elite, exclusive group, the WAGS are close friends who are bound together by a strict hierarchy, unspoken rules and plenty of drama – and those who have the coveted ring and a husband with a contract are the ones with all the power. “I feel like a lot of their fans who watch that show will know who I am and will want to watch [WAGS].” A lot of them also like to watch Stone Cold Steve Austin. Blank, 28, noted Stone Cold Steve Austin as her favorite wrestler growing up -- something which led to the athletic beauty giving the pro wrestling/sports entertainment business a shot and inking a deal with WWE at just 19. “When I heard him say that I was his favorite diva, I was like, ‘Oh my God.“I missed entertaining since I retired from WWE [in 2012], and I wanted to do something,” she said. That’s the biggest honor.’” Whether she’s promoting “WAGS” or not, but she is currently promoting “WAGS,” she would love to be a guest on his podcast. @steveaustin BSR @The Barbie Blank They share a WWE and sports bond. Blank’s athletic background includes competitive gymnastics for 11 years, competitive cheerleading, track and softball while living in (North Florida) Jacksonville.As a result, WWE contacted her modeling agency and invited her to their then-developmental territory, Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW), for a tryout.Despite having no previous wrestling experience, she was offered a contract, which she signed in May 2006.