Although her initial absence from WWE a couple months ago was due to a Wellness Policy violation and subsequent suspension, Eva Marie has since filmed roles in multiple movies, including starring alongside Nicolas Cage in “Inconceivable.” Her idea, as she put it to the International Business Times, is to emulate The Rock’s career path through pro wrestling and Hollywood:
“After a few months [in WWE] I was like ‘OK, if I could emulate The Rock’s career that would be fantastic to make a crossover like how he’s done. I really want to take the Eva Marie Brand and do both [wrestling and movies] for as long as I can.”
She’s got it backwards right now. Rock was a major star in pro wrestling before breaking into film. Eva still has yet to make her mark in the wrestling world but she thinks she can.
And she’s finally ready to come back:
“You have to believe in yourself. I’ve put in the work so I do think I’m ready to come back and shake things up because I think the WWE Universe is tired of seeing something repeated, meaning some people possibly going against each other. There’s not one person like Eva Marie, and I definitely think that I’ve shown that, and I think that’ll be a huge dynamic when I come back.”
She is absolutely right that there isn’t any other wrestler like her.
Becoming a star on the level of Rock is probably beyond reach but aim for the stars and all that, right?