Natalya Says WWE Didnít Want Her Talking About Her Fatherís Battle With Alzheimerís On Total Divas

Posted By James Walsh on 01/24/23


WWE superstar and former two-time womenís champion Natalya Neidhart recently joined The Bellas podcast to discuss her experience on the hit reality series Total Divas, and how WWE didnít want her talking too much about her father, the late Jim Neidhart, during her appearance on the show. Highlights from the interview can be found below.




Says she wanted to discuss her fatherís battle with Alzheimerís:

On the WWE end, they tried to sugarcoat too many things. I really wanted be able to share what was going on with [Neidhart] in his, you know, with his, with his condition, you know, with him having Alzheimerís and stuff. I really wanted to talk about it more because Alzheimerís is one of, like, the five leading causes of death in the world.

How WWE didnít want her talking about her father:

I remember people at WWE saying, ĎNo, we donít want anybody at your dadís funeral. We donít want to film it.í