After Sasha Banks & Bayley lost the WWE Women’s Tag Team titles to The IIconics at WrestleMania 35, reports came out the pair more or less threw a tantrum backstage - one that continued all the way back to the hotel where talent was staying.
This was disputed by several wrestlers, including Peyton Royce & Billie Kay. Pictures of Sasha & Bayley in the crowd watching the historic main event circulated around social media, but rumors persisted as Banks spent a few months away from the company.
So that’s the context for the Role Models photoshoot from last night (June 5) after winning the Tag belts for the second time.
Haters - which Banks & Bayley will always have, for reasons ranging from WWE’s emphasis on the NXT Horsewomen to The Boss’ ringwork & Bayley’s promo abilities to flat out racism & misogyny - might call it petty.
But you consider Sasha talking about how upset the rumors made her, and... well, I think I speak for the fans and the stans when I say the laugh The Boss lets out after suggesting they take pictures on the floor crying? It is giving me life, y’all.