During a podcast interview with Chris Jericho, Sasha Banks revealed the origin of her boss character. She stated that she got that from Snoop Dogg, who happens to be her first cousin in real life. Sasha thought that the character really worked for the rapper, and she knew that she could call him for one liners to use on the audience. Snoop is a well known fan of WWE.
August 13, 2015
By now, most of you know that the Anoa'i family was upset with WWE because they refused to let Roman Reigns have his big moment at Wrestlemania. It is now being reported that the clan was upset before then as well. For whatever reasons, management decided to not invite Samu to the event. He is the former tag team partner and cousin of Rikishi. The front office tried to make amends, but it was too late for that.
April 9, 2015
An official announcement has been made by WWE that Snoop Dogg will be making a special guest appearance on Monday Night Raw next week. The world famous rapper has a new album being released in May, and he is out to do some promotional work for it. There are talks that management could be flying in his cousin Sasha Banks, who happens to be the NXT Women's Champion, for the event.
March 17, 2015
For those of you that do not know, the new NXT Women's Champion has a very famous cousin. Sasha Banks is directly related to Snoop Dogg. While we are still awhile away from her being called up to the main roster, the belief is that WWE will attempt to capitalize on this relationship to help bring further attention to their product. The world famous rapper from Long Beach is a big fan of professional wrestling and would likely get involved.
February 15, 2015
During the latest episode of Monday Night Raw, the injured Roman Reigns made a surprising appearance to accept a Slammy award. Fans noted that the usually robotic speaker was a lot more comfortable with his speech. Jim Ross, who has a pretty good track record of spotting and signing talent for WWE, noticed as well. The legendary commentator posted on social media that he felt that Reigns showed some subtle mannerisms that are similar to his cousin The Rock.
December 10, 2014