Chelsea Green Reveals Scrapped WWE Faction Plans
"It was going to be sexy, Pussycat Dolls meets Charlie's Angels"
Shortly after her final NXT match in May 2020, Chelsea Green was called up to the main roster, but she didn't resurface on WWE TV until November when she competed in a Survivor Series Qualifying match on SmackDown. Green ultimately broke her wrist in that match and she didn't appear on TV again. She was released by the company last week.
The former WWE Superstar spoke about the period after her NXT call-up with Fightful and she revealed plans for a "Pussycat Dolls meets Charlie's Angels" faction with Vanessa Borne and Santana Garrett were scrapped.
"I think I sat outside Vince's office for 4 weeks," Green said. "At that point, we were going to debut -- I was going to debut as a trios. So we had moved on, Mickie [James] storyline is out, trio idea is in. It was going to be sexy, Pussycat Dolls meets Charlie's Angels -- whatever it was. We hadn't gone too far down the rabbit hole of thinking what that idea was going to be. But we were going to debut in a trio; myself, Danielle Kamela [Vanessa Borne] and Santana Garrett.
"I loved that idea. I think I'm going to say that about every idea because once I hear an idea, I get invested and I think of all the things that can come from it. So I loved it because I have a history with Danielle. We tried out for Tough Enough together. We were both alternates together so we did have a lot of time alone. Then, of course, Santana is one of my best friends. We travelled the world together. We were a tag team. I know how she works. So I knew that we were going to be able to make that work. I sat outside Vince's office with them for a couple weeks and then on my own for a couple weeks. That idea ended up -- I was able to meet with a couple writers but I never got to meet with Vince for that four weeks of waiting. Which again, COVID, obviously, that's totally fine."
The faction was ultimately never brought to TV, and Green ended up having a 30-minute chat with Vince McMahon about all of her ideas which led to her SmackDown debut.
"Then once that idea was done and there was no ideas, I went again and waited for three weeks, and then I think on the third or fourth week he ended up being able to see me, which was the best thing ever for my career," Green added. "He sat down and we probably had a 30-minute chat. He asked who I was in terms of who do I want to be presented as and I told him I've probably pitched 15, 20 ideas and he said, 'Okay, give them to me. Pitch them to me.' I pitched every single, 15 ideas to him. He wrote them all down. We talked about each one. We talked about what would work and what wouldn't. He asked me why I thought certain things would work and why I thought certain things wouldn't, and 2 weeks later I was in that Survivor Series qualifying match."