Michelle McCool says the fans helped her return at WWE Royal Rumble.
About a week ahead of the show, McCool noted that she hadn’t gotten the call to return for the show yet. At the premium live event, McCool was shown sitting in the front row with her kids. She was then announced as the twenty-fifth entrant in the Women’s Royal Rumble match, and she hopped the barricade to enter the bout. Despite wearing her street clothes, McCool lasted almost 14 minutes before Rhea Ripley eliminated her.
McCool subsequently shared her thoughts on her return and thanked the fand for showing their support and helping her get the call for the match. She wrote that she wasn’t lying when she claimed that she hadn’t gotten the call for the show, but the veteran believes the fans’ messages to WWE and Triple H led to her return.
Real talk….thank YOU @WWEUniverse !Y’all legit did this and I love you for it!I’ve never felt so loved?Because of y’alls messages to @wwe & @TripleH the last 2 weeks, I got the call…9 days before the Rumble(I wasn’t lying when I told y’all I hadn’t gotten the call yet)???? pic.twitter.com/1RGJb00GwQ
— McCool (@McCoolMichelleL) January 30, 2023
By entering the match on Saturday, McCool competed in her third Royal Rumble, as she was also an entrant in both 2018 and 2022.
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