WW: What was your sports background prior to joining WOW?
A: I trained for two years with Ultimate Championship fighter Zane Frasier in karate/kickboxing and also had a couple semesters in college with judo. And a little figure skating.
Prior to joining WOW, I was the biggest die hard wrestling fan, enjoying the likes of Mankind, Stone Cold Steve Austin and Rowdy Roddy Piper. At the time, joining WOW, was a dream come true.
WW: How did you ever hear about WOW and the auditions it held for female wrestlers?
A: A little trade paper called “Back Stage West”. (They’ve got one for New York and the East Coast too-“Back Stage East”.) Nowadays people are more online hearing about auditions if they don’t have power agents. But the Back Stage West was a big tool that I used in the ‘90’s. Basically I saw the ad one day and sent off my headshot and resume. Then a production assistant for WOW, “Geordi” or “Jordi” called (like from Star Trek: the next Generation) and he invited me to attend the auditions. The auditions were wild (because I showed up in camouflage slacks and a camouflage top) Riot claimed it was a bra, I could have sworn it was a bikini top-oh well.
WW: Any note-worthy memories regarding the WOW audition?
A: Well, I don’t know if it was worthwhile but the gal that was to become “Easy Rider” was trying to be my “friend”. I just remember that wacky gal showing up toting a bat like she was ready even then to go beat the shit out of somebody. And while in the audition room with David McLane and horde I was honest. I told them every time I got stuck in an L.A. freeway traffic jam, I just wanted to get out of the car and bust heads.
WW: Who was your first WOW match against and what was it like to wrestle in front of a live audience for the first time?
A: The first match was with “Boomerang” a real special gal. (nothing but love) I was really thrilled the first time, really. As they wheeled me out on my gurney I had a stupid grin on my face that I couldn’t wipe off, I was that excited. But I definitely had to force the smile off my face. I was coming out there as a psych patient ready to smash peoples’ heads in with my pumpkin, not hand out flowers like a Hari Krishna.
WW: Which of the WOW girls were closest to you in terms of friendship and were there any that you particularly disliked? (If yes, why?)
A: Well there had been a few I was definitely close with that got put on the chopping block. As far as girls that remained in the league, I really liked Caliente a lot. She was down to Earth. I liked Roxy Powers a hell of a lot to and was friends with Loca in college. We were in an acting class together prior to WOW-imagine that. I also thought the Beach Patrol girls were totally nice. Slam Dunk was a sweetheart and I did a lot of stuff with Riot, totally cool gal, years ahead of her time.
At the time I wasn’t crazy about Becky the Farmers Daughter. But you know looking back, I’m sure it was all in my mind-whatever I felt was wrong with her. (all in Jacklyn’s warped mind.) now it wouldn’t phase me I’m sure. Seeing her on imdb.com it seems like we now have a lot in common, “producers extraordinaire”
WW: Can you tell us about the match you had against Boom Boom the Volcano (In which you pretty much destroyed her) ?
A: Yeah, well I mentioned the stupid smile on my face as I was being wheeled out. Probably it was because I was so excited about the prospect of killing her. I also enjoyed handing David Mclane my pumpkin. That was a love hate thing to. As I handed him the pumpkin I was inclined to kiss him, then I wanted to smash him in the head with the fruit, then I just handed it to him, thinking “Happy freaking Halloween”.
After I beat up Boom Boom, I felt kind of romantic about it and leaned over to apologize and ended up kissing her.
WW: Who planned the characters for WOW and who decided on the ring-outfits you wore?
A: I think Mr. McLane master minded most of the shenanigans. One of his writers as well.
WW: Was being a madwoman your own choice of character or not? If you could’ve picked a different in-ring persona, what would you have chosen?
A: Same as above. It was either David McLane or this writer guy. I kept telling them I should be “Cybil-ization” cause I felt like I had tons more personalities than just two.
WW: Can you briefly describe a typical WOW training session for us?
A: Yeah it was kind of psychotic because one minute you’d be fighting somebody hating their freaking guts and then you’d be okay with them afterward. And then I often went jogging with gals. Once I went jogging with Roxy Powers through the Inglewood cemetery. I also jogged with Summer of the Beach Patrol throughout the Great Western Forum.
Training was great, because one minute you would take on a small girl, then a huge one and it helped to be able to fight all kinds of women.
WW: Which was your favorite WOW moment?
A: Well you know that I did enjoy being wheeled out on that gurney…but I also loved coming out once and a whole group of gang-banger type guys (bless ‘em) where yelling “psycho!” over and over again. That’s kinship man.
WW: Have you kept in touch with the other WOW girls after WOW went under?
A: I’m friends with a few of them now, via those crazy “friend sites” but right after WOW, Riot and I did a lot of stuff together. We starred in Los Angeles Valley College’s “Guys & Dolls” together and worked on a pilot together as well. Yeah Riot is an awesome gal.
WW: What is your view on women’s wrestling in general, and on the direction it’s headed?
A: My view at the time was “no holds barred” we could do anything that the guys do, except I wasn’t crazy about the bloody ECW stuff. As far as were it’s headed I’m not crazy about what I’ve seen on WWE lately. Sometimes I think the women seem like strippers.
WW: In which part of the world do you think women’s wrestling has reached its most entertaining form and why?
A: Probably the mid west or Japan, there we go.
WW: What is the ideal ring attire for a female wrestler in your opinion?
A: A cool outfit that rings true with her personality, not some stupid stripper getup, unless that’s her gig, a stripper whore.
I think my outfit was awesome cause it was crazy like a court jester.
WW: What’s your favorite wrestling hold and why?
A: I like the plain old choke hold, cause I feel like I am up close and personal with my victim and at the same time I can talk smack into their ear while choking the life out of them.