Nikki becomes the third affiliate of the company to swap their wrestling boots for dancing shoes after Stacey Keibler and Chris Jericho
NIKKI BELLA has been confirmed as one of the contestants for Dancing with the Stars — and will compete directly with Monday Night Raw.
The longest reigning Diva’s champion in history follows in the footsteps of WWE-affiliated star’s Stacey Keibler and Chris Jericho at trading their ring boots for dancing shoes.
Nikki will be partnered with Artem Chigvintsev for the glitzy show that airs at 8pmET in the States, which is when WWE’s flagship show begins.
The cast announcement was made on Good Morning America where Nikki admitted she had not had to pull out the Bella Buster on her new partner just yet
She said: “He will. I try to fight him every rehearsal.!”
Nikki’s twin Brie took posted a video supporting her sister saying: “Can you believe it?
“Nikki’s doing Dancing with the Stars!
“I can’t believe it and I’m so excited for her, I know she’s going to kill it.
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“I like her partner Artem, I think they’re going to be great together. It’s funny because she is really going to kill it in the whole outfit game.
“We all know she’s going to be a mini J-Lo out there. But I’m actually going to the premier and I’m going to try and make as many events as I can. I will be there, mama Bella will be there. We are super-excited, it’s going to be amazing for her. It’s going to be great to see her out there shaking her booty, we all know she loves to do that!
“Everyone has to vote for her and she looked insane on GMA this morning.”