Nikki Bella Responded To Rumors That Her Breakup With John Cena Is A Publicity Stunt


Here’s what you need to know: John Cena and Nikki Bella broke up last month after six years together, and it was very messy. We’ve gotten Brie’s POV, heard the Fine Speeches about how Cena still wants to marry Nikki, and found out that (of course) the entire break-up would be broadcast from beginning to end on Total Bellas.

That’s caused a lot of people to assume the break-up only happened so Total Bellas could have a big dramatic story, and that none of this is real, like when the Divas would get into fights at seafood restaurants for Total Divas.

In an interview with ET Canada (which I thought was called “Mac & Me”), Bella shot down rumors that the end of the relationship was orchestrated as an angle for the TV show and spoke about how that kind of expectation and response hurts her even more.

“Sometimes people don’t realize how you can affect them. It’s kind of like when we try to talk to cyberbullies and tell them that you have no idea how you’re affecting people. I’m a human being that literally went through a breakup. Everyone’s been through a breakup and think of how we feel. So mine has just been blown up and people all of a sudden are saying that I’m faking it. You’re now saying that my heartache is fake, and that makes it even harder. It’s just like, what can I do right? That’s just really, really tough.”

We guess we’ll have to wait for the next wrinkle in the story, and see if Nikki saves John from a Miz and Maryse beatdown at SummerSlam to set up a WrestleMania wedding. Or, you know, whatever.