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On the identical day she received the SmackDown Women’s Championship, Charlotte Flair wrote a letter to her father, Ric Flair, for The Players’ Tribune on Tuesday.
In the letter, Charlotte mentioned her profession and the various methods her father helped her go from an not sure rookie to arguably the most effective feminine wrestlers in all the world.
Charlotte expressed gratitude all through for Flair’s steering each inside and out of doors the ring, writing: “It hasn’t always been so easy for the two of us, of course. And at times, the truth is, it’s been very hard. But I’ll always be grateful for how you’ve been there for me, whenever I’ve really needed you. And I hope you know that your love and support has gone a long way toward making me the woman I am today.”
The 68-year-old Flair had a stint within the hospital in August and September, and based on Justin Barrbado of SI.com, he had surgical procedure to take away a part of his bowel.
Flair stated he was given a 20 p.c probability to stay at one level, per ESPN.com’s Vaughn McClure. He was capable of return dwelling, although, and made a shock look on Tuesday’s SmackDown to rejoice Charlotte’s title win after she defeated Natalya.
In her letter, Charlotte mentioned her ambition and the hope that she can be in contrast positively to her father when her profession is claimed and performed:
“As far as my profession goes, if you happen to’ve taught me something, it is that I’ve barely scratched the floor of what it may very well be. It’s nonetheless early in WWE’s Women’s Evolution—and I imply that in one of the simplest ways potential. There’s nonetheless a whole lot of work to do. And there’s nonetheless a whole lot of historical past to make.
And I plan on being the one to make it.
I simply hope that, when all is claimed and performed, they are saying the identical factor about me that they are saying about you:
Nobody may have performed it higher.
Thank you for every thing, Dad. I really like you as large because the sky.”
Charlotte missed a while whereas tending to her father throughout his medical problems, however Tuesday’s win put her again atop the mountain in WWE.
On Sunday, she is going to face Raw Women’s champion Alexa Bliss at Survivor Series, with the winner establishing herself because the dominant feminine wrestler in WWE.
Charlotte’s father is a 16-time world champion and arguably the best wrestler of all time, however with 5 girls’s title reigns already to her credit score, she is effectively on her option to making a legacy all her personal.
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