Britney Young, the actress who plays Carmen “Machu Picchu” Wade on the hit Netflix series ‘GLOW’, recently spoke with Scott Fishman of TV Insider and below are some interview highlights.
On filming “Drop the Mic” episode featuring the ‘GLOW’ cast vs WWE stars The Bella Twins, Alicia Fox and Carmella:
“Another memorable time for me was when a couple of us girls taped Drop the Mic. We had so much fun, but Method Man is huge GLOW fan. He is a huge Carmen fan. He was chanting in the audience, ‘Machu! Machu!’ That was one of the weird moments where I’ve known this man all my life. I listened to him and Wu Tang, and he knows who I am.”
On wrestling coordinators like Chavo Guerrero and Kia Stevens pushing them in the ring more on season two:
“I think them having the trust in me really was something where I knew I can do this,” Young said. “I do have my little side coach Kia [Stevens] there. I do talk to her a lot for insights. She helps a lot.
“For myself, I think I wrestled more than I acted this season, which was a lot of fun … There were times I had to wrestle four or five of the girls, so I really did have to step it up. It was a lot of fun to see how far we can go. Kate Nash and I have a move that I’m just in love with. I can’t believe they let us do it. It was insane. I think everyone will be taken aback at how great a wrestler Kate is.”
Could we see Young in a WWE ring in the future:
“I respect the sport too much to say, ‘Hey, I can take on some WWE wrestlers. Put me in the ring,” Young said. “They are amazing. What they do is insane and takes such dedication and passion for the sport. I would respectfully have to say, ‘I’m not even close to your level.’”