From “I Was the Britney Spears of Wrestling” to “Making My First Million: The Journey of a Former Wrestling Famous person with Lingering Ache”

LIZZY Valentine’s wrestling profession as a Britney Spears lookalike noticed her journey the world and luxuriate 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 generally known as the Britney Spears of Wrestling and ultimately began incomes $25 an hour however she suffered concussions within the ringCredit score: Courtesy Lizzy Valentine

Lizzy transferred her skills to pole dancing after 2011 and then opened an OnlyFans account which she has said is much more lucrative than wrestling

Lizzy transferred her expertise to pole dancing after 2011 after which opened an OnlyFans account which she has mentioned is way 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 talent within the ring, it was Lizzy’s baby-doll seems that had been placing.

Via 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 out to be one in all its largest stars.

Even after retiring in 2011, the Las Vegas-based mannequin labored occasions like Xtreme Professional Wrestling.

Right now although, Lizzy pumps most of her time and power into her profitable and extra enjoyable endeavors.

In an unique interview, Lizzy instructed The U.S. Solar: “I’ve made far more cash outdoors of the wrestling business.

“I earned extra being on OnlyFans in a single yr than I ever earned in my complete wrestling profession.

“I haven’t made tens of millions but, however I’m getting there and it’s a lot simpler on me.

“I like having the ability to earn a living from home and be in command of my work.

“Wrestling additionally doesn’t pay as a lot as individuals assume and particularly once you’re first beginning out as a rookie.

“In the beginning, you’re anticipated to work at no cost or for as little as $25.

“It’s referred to as ‘paying your dues’ and also you’d need to 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 would possibly really feel 20 years later.

“I by no means broke something however did have two concussions from taking the powerbomb transfer.

“I additionally bought one concussion from a DDT transfer or a entrance face lock which additionally broke my tooth.

“Now, I all the time get up feeling stiff, and my physique simply can’t deal with the issues it used to.

“It’s onerous with all of the physicality, touring, bumps, and bruises

“Whenever you’re touring over 300 days a yr, you could preserve your physique always.”

Lizzy suffered several concussions and a broken tooth when she was a professional wrestler and her body continues to hurt

Lizzy suffered a number of concussions and a damaged tooth when she was an expert 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 a professional wrestler called Kandi Kisses and also spent time partying at the Playboy Mansion

Lizzy traveled the world as an expert wrestler referred to as Kandi Kisses and likewise hung out partying on the Playboy MansionCredit score: Courtesy Mr Reyes

“I all the time beloved Britney, so it was an honor to be referred to 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 (Attractive 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 sporting an Elvis-type outfit, so I bought the concept to repeat that.”

Lizzy found fame as the Britney Spears of Wrestling because of her uncanny resemblance to the Toxic singer

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 to’re fairly sufficient.

“I went to some 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 outdoors areas and within the well-known grotto.

“However I noticed individuals having intercourse in there.”

After a decade in wrestling, Lizzy determined to name it quits.

Approaching 30, her causes for leaving had been many.

“I finished primarily as a result of it was changing into actually onerous on my physique,” she mentioned.

“I used to be continually in ache and nonetheless really feel that very same ache immediately.

“There was additionally numerous sexual harassment happening.

“It was very onerous for me to deal with once I first started at 17 years previous.

Lizzy started learning how to wrestle when she was 17 and went down a storm because of her baby-doll looks

Lizzy began studying learn how to wrestle when she was 17 and went down a storm due to her baby-doll seemsCredit score: Courtesy Eric Schaffer

“I needed to maintain my mouth shut as a result of I might have been shunned if I had been to carry any of it to gentle.

“There was additionally a little bit of hazing that went on as nicely at that stage.

“The rookies usually take numerous abuse by getting hit further onerous.

“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 techniques for rookies, together with others defecating in suitcases.”

When Lizzy lastly left the enterprise, she rapidly 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 learned to pole dance after leaving the wrestling industry and opened her own dance studio

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 continually 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 totally different ages in wrestling, so it depends upon how your physique holds up over time.

“It’s very onerous on the physique so sometimes wrestlers retire of their early 40s.

“OnlyFans is a good way for me to communicate with my followers.

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“I earn extra cash and it may be extraordinarily profitable.

“The wrestling business is stuffed with many various persona types- some would possibly choose these items and doing OnlyFans, however most don’t.”

Lizzy's body still feels the pain from suffering knocks and bumps in the ring as a professional female wrestler

Lizzy’s physique nonetheless feels the ache from struggling knocks and bumps within the ring as an expert feminine wrestlerCredit score: Courtesy Lizzy Valentine

Lizzy looked exactly like Britney Spears (seen here in her Live from Las Vegas promotion) and even went to the same performing arts school in New York

Lizzy regarded precisely like Britney Spears (seen right here in her Stay from Las Vegas promotion) and even went to the identical performing arts college in New YorkCredit score: Jive Information/HBO