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Charlotte on Staying in Shape, Backstage Mentors Not Including Ric Flair

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In an interview with Fox Sports Australia, Charlotte spoke about her relationships in WWE and who she goes to when she needs help. Here are highlights:

On who she goes to for help: “I don’t go to my dad a lot because one he’s my dad and he’s biased. It’s hard because my dad comes from a different era and when I first started in development he was very much hands off. He wanted me to learn on my own so there were people I grew close relationships to. Sara Del Rey was my coach, Norman Smiley, Terry Taylor, Fit Finlay, Arn Anderson, John Laurinaitis — those are just a few I’ve gone to when I’ve needed help. We have Lita (Amy Dumas) now as a producer on the main roster. I’ve been learning from each person and working out what works best for me.”

On staying in shape: “The struggle is real. The way that I look at it — my character Charlotte — I came up with the slogan genetically superior, being in physical shape is important to me but part of my job. When I’m on the road I see it as part of being at the office. When I land I’ll go to the gym and train and then go to the grocery store, pick up what I need and go to the show. That’s my work day. I don’t look at it as extra. This is part of the job. You want people to invest in you so I need to invest in myself. Being in shape is part of my success so far.”

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