Monday 21 May 2018

'Tank you' - WWE fans slag Irish wrestling star Becky Lynch's Dublin accent after big win

Will Slattery

Will Slattery

Former Aer Lingus flight attendant Becky Lynch became only the third Irish wrestler to win a WWE title last Sunday when she captured the Smackdown women's world championship at Backlash.

The fan favourite was widely celebrated for her exciting victory in a six-person elimination match before delivering an emotional post-fight interview that captured the imagination even further.

Read more: The Aer Lingus flight attendant who became a US wrestling champion

But although Lynch has been wrestling in the WWE since 2013, a lot of WWE fans weren't prepared for her strong Dublin accent.


WWE watchers seemed to focus a lot on the Baldoyle native's delivering of 'thank you'.


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