Retired WWE stars and TV personalities Nikki and Brie Bella, known as the Bella Twins, announced on Wednesday their departure from World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and their decision to adopt their birth names, Nikki and Brie Garcia.
The sisters discussed their transition on the latest episode of their podcast, "The Nikki & Brie Show." The Garcia sisters, who will turn 40 in November, reflected on their 17-year journey with WWE. They expressed gratitude for their experiences and the global fandom they gained during their wrestling careers.
However, they felt it was time to embrace new opportunities, with Nikki Garcia stating, "This doesn't mean it's forever, but we just know that it's right." While it remains uncertain if the Garcia twins appear at this year's Wrestlemania event, both sisters expressed appreciation for their former alter egos.
Brie Garcia thanked "Brie Bella" for the character's positive impact on her life and others. Similarly, Nikki Garcia expressed gratitude towards "Nikki Bella" for empowering and inspiring her.
Garcia Twins Embrace Heritage
As they venture into a new chapter of their lives, the sisters return to their "roots" and reintroduce themselves as the Garcia twins.
Although they considered using their husbands' last names, they ultimately honored their Mexican heritage by embracing their birth names. Nikki and Brie Garcia are married to "Dancing With the Stars" pro-Artem Chigvintsev and wrestler Bryan Danielson, respectively.
The Bella Twins, Nikki and Brie Bella, recently announced their departure from World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and their decision to adopt their birth names, Nikki and Brie Garcia. The renowned sisters expressed their gratitude for the incredible 17-year journey they had as WWE stars, which included countless memorable moments and a dedicated global fanbase.
As they progress, the Garcia twins are excited to embrace new opportunities outside the wrestling world, focusing on their roles as mothers, entrepreneurs, executive producers, and TV hosts. With a bright future ahead, the Garcia sisters are ready to embark on this next chapter of their lives.
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