“This woman right here broke EVERY barrier in Wrestling for women. For everything they said and thought you couldn’t do you did. “Models can’t be wrestlers”, “She won’t last”, “They don’t like dark curly hair and bronze skin”, “she’s too old”, “she’s too nice”, “she can’t work”…. Here is to blowing the roof right off of the glass ceiling sister. @laylayel thank you for making the impossible possible!! And guess what the best part about Layla is, she ALWAYS lifted up the women around her. Hope all the new divas take notes… She’s a tough act to follow.”
– former WWE Diva, Kristal Marshall, shares her thoughts on Layla’s retirement.