LIZZY Valentine’s wrestling profession as a Britney Spears lookalike noticed her journey the world and revel in star-studded events on the Playboy Mansion.
However the mannequin has revealed for the primary time how her previous life within the quick lane ended up battering her physique and felt like a sham.
Lizzy Valentine was often known as the Britney Spears of Wrestling and finally began incomes $25 an hour however she suffered concussions within the ringCredit score: Courtesy Lizzy Valentine
Lizzy transferred her expertise to pole dancing after 2011 after which opened an OnlyFans account which she has mentioned is rather more profitable than wrestlingCredit score: Courtesy Lizzy Valentine
It was 2001 when Lizzy Valentine first jumped into the ring as an keen, younger wrestler in New York.
On the time the 5ft 4 blonde magnificence felt fortunate sufficient to be picked up and skilled by the well-known wrestling champ, Murder.
Regardless of her ability within the ring, it was Lizzy’s baby-doll seems to be that have been putting.
By way of the years, Lizzy went on to wrestle for the troops within the Center East and Alaska.
She appeared on MTV’s Wrestling Society X the place her shut resemblance to Britney Spears catapulted her to turn into certainly one of its largest stars.
Even after retiring in 2011, the Las Vegas-based mannequin labored occasions like Xtreme Professional Wrestling.
Right this moment although, Lizzy pumps most of her time and vitality into her profitable and extra enjoyable endeavors.
In an unique interview, Lizzy informed The U.S. Solar: “I’ve made far more cash exterior of the wrestling business.
“I earned extra being on OnlyFans in a single yr than I ever earned in my total wrestling profession.
“I haven’t made hundreds of thousands but, however I’m getting there and it’s a lot simpler on me.
“I like with the ability to make money working from home and be answerable for my work.
“Wrestling additionally doesn’t pay as a lot as folks assume and particularly while you’re first beginning out as a rookie.
“Initially, you’re anticipated to work at no cost or for as little as $25.
“It’s known as ‘paying your dues’ and also you’d must show your self to everybody first.
“I don’t remorse my wrestling profession, however typically I want I’d recognized what I used to be getting myself into.
“I used to be so younger and naive. I additionally didn’t take into consideration how my physique may really feel 20 years later.
“I by no means broke something however did have two concussions from taking the powerbomb transfer.
“I additionally received one concussion from a DDT transfer or a entrance face lock which additionally broke my tooth.
“Now, I at all times get up feeling stiff, and my physique simply can’t deal with the issues it used to.
“It’s laborious with all of the physicality, touring, bumps, and bruises
“Whenever you’re touring over 300 days a yr, you should keep your physique always.”
Lizzy suffered a number of concussions and a damaged tooth when she was knowledgeable wrestler and her physique continues to harmCredit score: Courtesy Nu Wrestling Evolution
It was 2009 when Lizzy first appeared in Wrestlicious.
Taking up the character of Kandi Kisses, Lizzy’s wrestling profile rocketed.
She was quickly touring the world amassing an enormous following.
Lizzy was lauded because the Britney Spears of Wrestling all through the US, Mexico, and Spain.
Lizzy traveled the world as knowledgeable wrestler known as Kandi Kisses and likewise hung out partying on the Playboy MansionCredit score: Courtesy Mr Reyes
“I at all times liked Britney, so it was an honor to be known as The Britney Spears Of Lucha Libre,” she added.
“Funnily sufficient we each went to the identical performing arts college in New York.
“We now have an analogous look together with massive brown eyes and a ‘good lady’ look.
“Wrestlicious was the brand new model of the legendary GLOW (Beautiful Girls of Wrestling) present.
“My character was Kandi Kisses, the ‘pop famous person’ so I attempted to emulate Britney.
“On the time, she had been doing live shows carrying an Elvis-type outfit, so I received the concept to repeat that.”
Lizzy discovered fame because the Britney Spears of Wrestling due to her uncanny resemblance to the Poisonous singerCredit score: TNA Wrestling:Affect/Lee South
After discovering fame in her business, Lizzy was even invited to events on the infamous Playboy Mansion.
She says: “I had a casting name the place they be sure you’re fairly sufficient.
“I went to a couple events there the place males paid round $2000 to attend.
“I met stars like FloRida and Chris Brown and noticed the Pussycat Dolls carry out, in addition to P Diddy.
“We weren’t allowed contained in the precise home so stayed solely within the exterior areas and within the well-known grotto.
“However I noticed folks having intercourse in there.”
After a decade in wrestling, Lizzy determined to name it quits.
Approaching 30, her causes for leaving have been many.
“I finished primarily as a result of it was changing into actually laborious on my physique,” she mentioned.
“I used to be always in ache and nonetheless really feel that very same ache at present.
“There was additionally a number of sexual harassment happening.
“It was very laborious for me to deal with once I first started at 17 years outdated.
Lizzy began studying how you can wrestle when she was 17 and went down a storm due to her baby-doll seems to beCredit score: Courtesy Eric Schaffer
“I needed to maintain my mouth shut as a result of I might have been shunned if I have been to convey any of it to mild.
“There was additionally a little bit of hazing that went on as properly at that stage.
“The rookies usually take a number of abuse by getting hit additional laborious.
“New wrestlers would get their hair chopped off, eyebrows shaved off or their baggage hidden proper earlier than a match.
“There have been some terrible backstage revenge ways for rookies, together with others defecating in suitcases.”
When Lizzy lastly left the enterprise, she shortly up as a pole dancer earlier than shopping for a studio to share her expertise.
She created her OnlyFans account a number of years later.
Lizzy discovered to pole dance after leaving the wrestling business and opened her personal dance studioCredit score: Courtesy Scott Harvey
“After I stopped wrestling I began to pursue different enterprise ventures, ” Lizzy added.
“I turned a pole dance teacher as a result of it boosted my confidence.
“This helped me after always being critiqued within the wrestling business.
“After that, I owned my very own dance studio and created a cellular app and e-books.
“Everybody retires at completely different ages in wrestling, so it is dependent upon how your physique holds up over time.
“It’s very laborious on the physique so sometimes wrestlers retire of their early 40s.
“OnlyFans is a good way for me to be in contact with my followers.
“I earn more money and it may be extraordinarily profitable.
“The wrestling business is filled with many alternative character types- some may choose this stuff and doing OnlyFans, however most don’t.”
Lizzy’s physique nonetheless feels the ache from struggling knocks and bumps within the ring as knowledgeable feminine wrestlerCredit score: Courtesy Lizzy Valentine
Lizzy regarded precisely like Britney Spears (seen right here in her Reside from Las Vegas promotion) and even went to the identical performing arts college in New YorkCredit score: Jive Data/HBO