Tara recently spoke with Diva Dirt on several different topics, here are some highlights.
On TNA putting more effort into Knockouts storylines & her storyline with Brooke Tessmacher: “I think that’s a testament to Dave Lagana. He was the beginning of my career in WWE with storylines, and Bruce Prichard, too, who was always part of creative. I think Lagana took us, the girls division, under his wing and he’s really been putting a lot of thought [in it], not just throwing us out there to have a two minute match. We have a good creative staff now — Bruce Prichard, Eric Bischoff, Dave Lagana. We have a good team. It’s exciting. […] They see how well the ratings are excelling, and how valuable the Knockouts are. I’m thankful that we have Dave Lagana.”
On who her Hollywood boyfriend is: “It’s going to be a big surprise. He’s a big deal, I’ll be honest. You’ll be familiar who he is. I’m excited. I’m biting my tongue not to say anything. He’s super dreamy. I can’t wait for you guys to see him.”
On former WWE Diva Jillian Hall’s recent TNA tryout: “Who do you think got her that tryout? I went up to Al Snow, I said, ‘Why isn’t Jillian wrestling? She’s an amazing wrestler’. And he goes, ‘But does she want to still?’. I called her and said, ‘Hey, do you want to come to TNA?’ and she said, ‘I don’t know. How is it there?’ I said it’s amazing. I gave her Al Snow’s number and next thing I know, I get the call saying I’ve got a match against Jillian at the next show. Of course I want to see her [in TNA]. She’s amazing. She has good ring presence, is a tight, solid wrestler. They were really pleased with her wrestling too. I hope she gets signed.”