Zelina Vega On Her Father’s Untimely Death, Meeting The Rock and Being Cast in ‘Fighting with My Family’ and More


This week on “Chasing Glory with Lilian Garcia,” Lilian sits down with WWE Superstar, Zelina Vega. In this episode, Zelina talks all about growing up a huge wrestling fan from a very young age and the memories she has of watching wrestling with her father. Zelina opens up like never before about her father’s untimely death during the 9/11 attacks and discusses in detail what was happening in her household during that morning, including her father’s touching and heartwarming message to her stepfather.

Zelina also reveals the emotional connection she has with Lilian after watching the first Smackdown after 9/11 when Lilian sang the National Anthem. Hear for the first time ever, Zelina revealing her struggles and battles after that unfortunate day and all about how she overcame them.

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Find out which WWE Tag Team she was obsessed with and what she told them when she finally met them in person, both as a fan and as a co-worker.

Also hear how Zelina met The Rock himself backstage at the Barclays Center and how she developed a friendship that landed her a role in the upcoming movie “Fighting with my Family” about Paige’s family, which Dwayne Johnson is producing. She reveals how that’s changed her life and how it led her to becoming a WWE Superstar.

You can listen to the entire episode at LilianGarcia.com, or in the above video player.