In a press release sent out earlier today, emerging AEW Women’s division star Red Velvet was a guest on AEW’s Unrestricted podcast. Red Velvet discusses various topics, including her upcoming match with Jade Cargill and stepping in for Brandi Rhodes. To read excerpts of this interview, see below.
Red Velvet is more than ready to take on Jade and Shaq next week alongside Cody on AEW DYNAMITE! She explains how she’s preparing mentally and physically for the big match, why it was important for her to fill-in for Brandi Rhodes, and the words of wisdom she’s received from Brandi and Arn Anderson. She also details the origin of her “Red Velvet” name and the “Stir The Pot” gimmick, her training with both La Rosa Negra and Dustin Rhodes, why she’s dying to get into the ring with Serena Deeb, and her journey to AEW. Plus, she shares the story of her engagement to Wes Briscoe, her close bond with Wes’ father, the great Jerry Briscoe, and what both of her parents have done to support her dream.
Red Velvet on her upcoming match against Jade Cargill and Shaq:
“She’s a great athlete. Body is impeccable so that’s the first thing people see, and they’re like, ‘Oh yeah you don’t stand a chance,’ but I’ll show them what I’m really about.”
Red Velvet discusses Jade Cargill, Shaq & Stepping in for Brandi
Red Velvet on stepping in the ring on behalf of Brandi Rhodes:
“I think it was only right for me to step in and have her back… I’m excited to finally shut Jade up.”
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) February 25, 2021
To listen to the podcast in its entirety, click here to do so.
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