In the world of professional wrestling, the journey to the top is often fraught with trials and tribulations, but it is the unwavering support of loved ones that can make all the difference. Skye Blue, a rising star in All Elite Wrestling (AEW), recently shared a heartwarming story of her mother's emotional reaction to her joining the AEW roster, a tale that resonates with wrestling fans and showcases the power of familial love and encouragement.
In a candid conversation with interviewer Alicia Atout, Skye Blue offered a glimpse into the moment she revealed her AEW signing to her mother. The emotional rollercoaster began when Skye's participation in the company's Casino Battle Royale in 2021 was first announced.
"When we went home," Skye recounted, "she was just in the living room crying. She was like, 'Are we going to go!?' And I was like, 'Yes, I have tickets!'" This was just the beginning of an unforgettable journey. The pivotal moment came when Skye received the graphic announcing her AEW affiliation while sitting in a makeup chair.
Eager to surprise her mother, she FaceTimed her and sent the image via text. The reaction from her mother was nothing short of euphoric. Skye recalled, "Everybody in makeup just heard her scream. And then she was like bawling her eyes out, and I'm like, 'Now, I'm crying, and I'm trying to get my makeup done, I got a match!'" It was a powerful, emotional connection between a mother and her daughter, celebrating a dream realized.
Mother's Wrestling Influence
Skye Blue affectionately described her mom as her biggest supporter and best friend. She even shared a delightful anecdote illustrating her mother's unique influence on her wrestling career. "Because she got really sick when she was pregnant with me, so she was bedridden for six months," Skye explained.
"But she watched wrestling the entire time. That was just her go-to when she couldn't sleep or something, she just turned on wrestling. So she's like, 'Yup, I helped you when we were stuck in bed.' " This heartwarming tale not only showcases the unbreakable bond between a mother and her daughter but also underscores the importance of unwavering family support on the road to success.
Skye Blue's journey in AEW is not just a personal triumph but a testament to the power of love and determination in pursuing one's dreams. It's a story that resonates with wrestling fans and reminds us all that, with the right support system, anything is possible.