In case you were worried the return of Sasha Banks on Raw last night (Aug. 12) would mean the end of lyrical tweets & Instagram captions for fans & critics to attempt to decipher for clues as to why she hasn’t been around since WrestleMania 35 and whether she’s happy in WWE... well, you must not know The Boss.
Banks was generating cryptic content for stans & haters to obsess over long before her hiatus, and there’s no reason to believe a savvy self-marketer like Sasha is going stop. Ever.
She has this one cued up to go out even as her return was happening live in Toronto...
Finally free, the butterfly sheds light on situations— $asha Banks (@SashaBanksWWE) August 13, 2019
That the caterpillar never considered, ending the internal struggle pic.twitter.com/gDc4UKGC34
... and this follow-up just needed a pic from WWE.com:
The joshi-esque design for her new merch isn’t the only thing the four-time Raw Women’s champ picked up during her trip to Japan, she also picked up some poetry:
If she had not been alone, she would never have seen the panther or felt the hope it spread into the world like rings around the splash of a rock thrown into a still lake. @WWEShop pic.twitter.com/RwzK43vtVI— $asha Banks (@SashaBanksWWE) August 13, 2019
The very welcome return of her character to WWE also means we get some sass-tastic, storyline-specific ones like this response to Becky Lynch’s foreshadowing interview from last week too, though:
https://t.co/9MhKDM8uEO pic.twitter.com/eUDMenbuVS— $asha Banks (@SashaBanksWWE) August 13, 2019
Welcome back, Boss. It’s almost like you never left.