Nikki Bella and John Cena are actually over for good.
In an interview with Cosmopolitan.com, Nikki opens up about her 41-year-old ex-fiance, who she formally break up with in July on the collection finale of her E! actuality present, Total Bellas. The breakup got here after an April 2017 engagement and preliminary break up a 12 months later. Their failed try at a reconciliation was documented on Total Bellas final season, one thing that led many followers to speculate that it was a rankings ploy.
“When everyone was saying what I was going through was fake for ratings and all that and when you’re really going through it, it’s like, you’re just, in my heartache you’re literally just knifing it and just churning it,” Nikki says of the rumors.
The pair’s very public break up led to them changing into tabloid fodder, one thing Nikki is unquestionably prepared to go away up to now.
“We’re both are at the point that we just don’t want to be talked about at all together anymore,” she insists. “We don’t want our breakup to define us or interfere with our work. And that was happening for a while.”
“Going through all that, I don’t ever want to do it again,” Nikki continues. “It scares me to ever have another public relationship.”
With her WWE appearances in full swing, her second actuality present, Total Divas, presently airing, and Total Bellas‘ subsequent season within the works, Nikki is keen to deal with one thing apart from her love life for the foreseeable future.
“I don’t want my relationship to define who I am, as a woman and to take away all the hard work that I’ve ever done in my career,” the 34-year-old TV star says. “I feel for a person, it is completely different. I really feel like, if something, the girl will get blamed for what occurs, for taking away from what they do. But I get all my work taken away due to that. I don’t know, I really feel like typically there is a double commonplace and I actually have felt that. And it has been actually, actually exhausting.”
As for why Nikki and John known as it quits, it initially had to do with John’s unwillingness to have youngsters. After the primary breakup, although, he modified his tune on having a household, main to a short-lived reconciliation. The second breakup, it appears, was all about Nikki not figuring out who she was.
“I [was] misplaced for thus a few years. That was all my fault. I am the one who forgot about me,” she tells Cosmo. “I’ve realized now to actually have a cheerful life, you have got to give your self a lot love first and work on you in any manner you’ll be able to.”
ET caught up with the fact star final month the place she confirmed that she’s “single however… not prepared for mingling but.”
“I feel it is happiness, and simply absolutely being joyful and that is what I would like,” she said. “I simply really feel like I am at that age the place I am discovering who I actually am and what I would like out of life and simply, like, independence. Is it scary and you do have these moments of like, ‘What am I doing?’ — and worry. I simply sort of am liking the problem.”
Here’s extra of ET’s interview with Nikki and her twin sister, Brie Bella: