Raw Women’s champion Becky Lynch admitted during the SI Media Podcast that she and Charlotte Flair no longer talk despite used to being best friends for a long time.
Asked point blank if she trusts Charlotte, Becky responded bluntly. “No,” she said, adding that things are now difficult between the two. “We used to be best friends,” Lynch continued when asked if they are friends.
“I don’t know, man,” she said. “We don’t talk anymore. We don’t talk. So all I’ll say is the locker room needs a hero sometimes. And sometimes somebody’s gotta be a hero. I’m all right being that hero. That’s what I’ll say on that matter.”
This confirms the earlier reports about the backstage confrontation with Charlotte stemming from the botched title swap segment on Smackdown a few weeks back where Becky stood up for herself after Charlotte went off script.
“This business is built on trust and working together that’s the art of it. That’s the beauty of it. If I make you look good, you make me look good. It’s an art. It’s a beautiful art, it’s an art I love more than anything,” Becky said. “One way, it’s the beautiful pure art of pro wrestling. The other way is a bit of a sh*t show. So we’ll see what happens.”
Lynch discussed how it’s more difficult to make magic when you have real-life heat with your opponent.
“Sometimes when there’s hostility, when you can’t trust the person, then you never know what’s going to happen. You always have to be on guard. It’s like a game of chess. You have to be thinking two steps, three steps, four steps ahead. What are they gonna do? How am I gonna handle it? If they do this, if they do that, whatever,” Becky said.
The two are set to face each other at the Survivor Series in a non-title match and this will be their first encounter since that title swap segment on Smackdown.