Identical to mother? Whereas twins Nikki Garcia and Brie Garcia have retired from the wrestling ring, they’re not sure about whether or not they need to watch their youngsters comply with of their footsteps.
“I shuttle with Matteo. I really feel like he’ll be extra ballroom,” Nikki, 39, solely instructed Us Weekly of her 2-year-old son with husband Artem Chigvintsev. “Although I see when he jumps off the sofa and stuff that he may very well be [a wrestler], possibly. However I believe, in the long run, he’ll most likely [do] baseball or soccer, however I’d relatively him be ballroom than wrestling.”
Nikki met the Dancing With the Stars professional, 40, throughout her season 25 stint on the competitors after they had been assigned as companions — and he or she was nonetheless engaged to now-ex John Cena. After being eradicated in week 7, Nikki and the choreographer later sparked a romance in January 2019. The Nikki Bella Says I Do stars obtained engaged the next November, almost one 12 months earlier than Matteo’s arrival. They lastly wed in August 2022.
Brie, for her half, is additionally on the fence in regards to the potential of daughter Birdie, 6, and son Buddy, 2, becoming a member of the ring. Brie, 39, and husband Bryan Danielson — who can be a professional wrestler — welcomed their little ones in 2017 and 2020, respectively.
“I believe Buddy [might]. Now watching him, he’s a reasonably good wrestler,” Brie instructed Us. “And I shuttle with Birdie as a result of there’s part of Fowl the place she’s an entertainer, the place she likes to be inventive and he or she’s very inventive and likes to do issues in entrance of an viewers. However she additionally doesn’t prefer to be bodily so generally I’m like, ‘Hmmm, I don’t know.’ I’ll say I’d be honored in the event that they did, as a result of anytime your youngsters look as much as you they usually wish to comply with your footsteps you’re similar to, ‘Oh, my gosh.’”
The Incomparable coauthors joined the WWE in 2007 earlier than profitable a slew of Divas championships. Earlier this 12 months, the Whole Bellas alums introduced that they had been retiring from the game and now not deliberate to make use of their “Bella Twins” stage names.
“We had been simply craving a brand new chapter in our lives and we knew in doing that we had to return to who we had been and who we’re — the Garcia twins,” Brie instructed Us. “And I really feel like, for us, the Bella Twins actually had been a personality on the WWE. Now, we had been hooked up to them outdoors of the ring as a result of we had been utilizing the identify a lot, however on the finish of the day, it was an enormous a part of WWE.”
She added: “It’s not solely been releasing and it seems like we actually have simply gained energy, nevertheless it’s virtually like we are able to do no matter we wish with out asking permission. It’s like we are able to simply develop and no one’s going to carry us again.”
As the “Nikki & Brie Present” podcast hosts navigate their subsequent chapter, they’ve discovered particular coaching companions of their respective husbands no matter Birdie, Buddy and Matteo’s athletic futures.
“Generally once we drop our son off in school, I’ll go to the health club with Artem and it’s good as a result of he is aware of how a lot I wish to construct up my glutes,” Nikki defined. “So he places me by means of a little bit booty boot camp. However he’s so good at coaching me. It’s like a free private coaching sesh.”
Brie famous that Danielson, 42, additionally helps her together with her personal health routine. “It’s enjoyable as a result of I can’t sustain with him with what he does, and he takes perpetually to stretch. Like, he does an hour [of] stretching. I’m like, ‘No matter, I’m already performed,’” she joked to Us. “My husband is so nice at exercises. And he reads so many books so he is aware of all the things in regards to the physique, so he helps me out on the health club.”
The twins additionally like that figuring out collectively is “such a flirty time” to spend with a accomplice. “He seems so scorching when he’s all sweaty figuring out,” Brie gushed. “So I simply suppose for me it’s a connection in our marriage and it’s very nice.”
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Nikki chimed in: “It’s pheromones! It’s the identical once you begin to sweat.”