We did not like how women were treated in WWE back then

Hollywood actor and former WWE Creative Writer, Freddie Prinze Jr. this week had The Bella Twins as his guests on Wrestling with Freddie.

We did not like how women were treated in WWE back then

The Freddie and The Bella Twins dived into a number of topics. This included how WWE’s female superstars were given just five minutes, including entrances, to make an impression according to Prinze Jr. during his time with the company.

We did not like how women were treated in WWE back then

“When we first signed with WWE, and we made it TV finally, we re-did a five-year contract,” Nikki Bella said.

We did not like how women were treated in WWE back then

“So we were on TV for five years and our five years were coming up. I remember at that point, Brie and I just did not like how women were treated in WWE.

We did not like how women were treated in WWE back then

Two-minute matches but were allowed ten minutes on live events. While we were working hard on live events, we were never allowed a showcase on TV and our stories didn’t have depth and we just weren’t treated right.

We did not like how women were treated in WWE back then

I remember when our contract was coming up and we kept wanting to talk about it. They were like ‘yeah, yeah we need to get to that, we need to get to that.’

We did not like how women were treated in WWE back then

So finally, I and Brie got a point where we said ‘let’s not remind them, and let’s see what happens.’  So, it’s about — I think our contracts up after this one RAW, the next day.

We did not like how women were treated in WWE back then

Still, no one talks to us, and I’m the champion. This is when I beat Beth Phoenix and I’m wondering if anyone is going to talk to me about my contract.

We did not like how women were treated in WWE back then

Sure enough, the reason why I dropped it to Layla in Chicago out of nowhere was that I was like ‘I’m not signing.’

We did not like how women were treated in WWE back then

Literally, when we left RAW in Chicago, after the championship match, we left and that was it.”