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Bayley says real life frustrations helped with her surprise heel turn

After months, maybe years, of fans clamoring for WWE to turn Bayley heel, the company finally did in early October.

Now what?

Sure, Bayley vanquished Charlotte Flair to Raw and currently has the SmackDown women’s title wrapped around her waist, but now fans want even more from her. There is no grace period on the WWE main roster.

Live TV comes every week and it’s pretty much sink or swim. Okay, Bayley you get to be a heel. Now go make some evil magic happen every Friday night and be the face of Fox’s women’s division at the same time.

No pressure.

Speaking with the New York Post, Bayley talked about the lead up to her heel turn in October.

“I need to be able to do everything and test the waters everywhere and ride the waves and challenge myself. I can’t get stale and bored and do the same thing over and over. In order to excel in this business, you have to constantly evolve.”

Bayley continued:

“I think honestly it’s real frustration. I’ve been wrestling for over 10 years. I’ve been with WWE for seven years, so not all of it has been colorful and castle-like and wacky wavy inflatable tubemen and happy and fun. It’s been a struggle. It’s really, really difficult to kind of stay on top for a period of time, so it’s pretty easy to find frustration believe it or not.”

Over two months into the experiment, what grade would you give Bayley as a heel thus far?

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