As previously reported, RAW Women's Champion Rhea Ripley is scheduled to defend her RAW Women's Title against both Asuka and Charlotte Flair in a Triple Threat Match at WrestleMania Backlash. After WWE's RAW went off the air, the RAW Women's Champion appeared on RAW Talk and said Charlotte Flair is still mad at being left off WrestleMania 37 and that she needs to realize that there’s a new era of females coming through, and it’s time for her to move over.
Ripley also said she knows Charlotte Flair is still salty about it and that she's mad at her life and she's upset at not getting what she wants, but Ripley couldn't care less, because she's just going to take her opportunities.
Ripley said, “She’s still mad at being left off WrestleMania.” “She needs to realize that there’s a new era of females coming through, and it’s time for her to move over. I know she’s still salty about it. She’s mad at her life, she’s upset at not getting what she wants. I could care less, because I’m just going to take my opportunities.”
Ripley then talked about Sonya Deville not thinking and just acting when she lifted Charlotte Flair's suspension. Ripley also said it is clear that Sonya is handing Charlotte everything she wants as once you put your hands on the referee, you should be suspended, but to see Charlotte Flair come back in a week just angered her.
Ripley said, “Sonya’s not thinking, she’s just acting.” “Maybe Charlotte is slipping her money? It’s clear that Sonya is handing Charlotte everything she wants. Once you put your hands on the ref, you should be suspended. To see Charlotte come back in just a week angered me.”
Ripley then talked about being aware of not yet beating Charlotte Flair, but that she also knows that Charlotte is scared of her, which is why she expects Charlotte to target Asuka, who for Ripley is the weak link of their match.
Ripley said, “I am aware of that. But I also know that Charlotte is scared of me. That’s why I expect her to target Asuka, the weak link during our match. She knows she wouldn’t be wise to come after me.”
— WWE (@WWE) May 4, 2021