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Charlotte Flair Thinks Roman Reigns Standing Behind Becky Lynch on WWE 2K20 Cover Sends a Big Message, Addresses Negativity Over Lynch Sharing the Cover

August 8, 2019 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris
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The Wrap recently spoke with Charlotte Flair at the TCA press tour during the FOX Sports panel and asked her about Becky Lynch making the cover of WWE 2K20, which Lynch is sharing with Roman Reigns. According to Flair, Lynch sharing the cover isn’t a slight and doesn’t take away from the achievement of making the cover. Flair believes it sends a major message.

Charlotte Flair on the Lynch sharing the cover: “So, I look at it this way. If you watched the video game’s commercial and Roman acknowledging her like ‘You’re the man,’ there’s no bigger acknowledgement in our company than coming from Roman Reigns. I want to be where Roman is right now, on [the marketing materials] for Fox (Sports). I want to be the face of the company.”

Flair on why it’s not a slight on Lynch: “But Becky and Roman– right now, with Becky’s year and us main-eventing WrestleMania, which is the pinnacle of the Women’s Evolution, which is not just gonna stop there — it’s not a slight to Becky. It’s just Roman’s ‘The Guy,’ or the man, and so is Becky. It’s a representation of saying, ‘OK we still put Becky on the cover, the first time ever (for a woman).’ I think it’s more kudos that – Roman is standing behind her. Roman Reigns is standing behind her. [He’s] the face of our company. That’s the big message to me.”

Flair on the negativity over Lynch sharing the cover: “Having me up here, and not another male is a message from WWE saying, ‘Hey, our women are taking over and we hope that this message spreads to every industry.’ Because WWE is positioning us as Superstars equally as the men in every aspect in the company. So the fan’s saying ‘boo-hoo’ that Roman’s on the cover. That’s just– either they’re gonna be happy or they’re gonna be mad, they’re gonna have something to be negative about. It’s easier to be negative than to be positive.”

Flair on Reigns appearing with Lynch on the cover: “They both deserved it.”