Nikki Bella was recently sla*med on social media for supporting a photography book about The Rock. Nikki, 36, has def-ended herself by explaining she was simply voicing her support for Hiram Garcia.
Her friend who created ‘The Rock: Through the Lens: His Life, His Movies, His World’. Many took her post as an endorsement of US Presidential candidate Joe Biden.
Given The Rock recently spoke out in favor of the former Vice President in his campaign aga-inst the incu-mbent Donald Trump.
Speaking on The Bellas Podcast alongside twin sister Brie, she shared: ‘We know as authors … how much work you put into making your first book; to any book you have.
‘And the minute you get your first book published and it h*t shelves, how proud you are. You’re just so excited.It’s a huge accomplishment. So when I got his in the mail, I just remember that feeling when we dropped Incomparable.’
Nikki – who gave birth to her son Matteo on July 31 – admitted to being sh*cked by the backl*sh to her social media post. She said: ‘I looked at social media and all of a sudden I was like, ‘What the h*ll?’ I’m like, how did this turn into a political debate?’ In a subsequent message to her followers, the former pro wre-stler wrote, ‘Nikki Bella’s account, this is all about positivity, love and light.’
‘I embrace everyone’s beliefs because I was raised to believe — and I learned on my own — that everyone is gonna have different opinions and beliefs.’ The new mom concluded the post: ‘That’s what makes the world go round. We’re all never going to think the same.’ Meanwhile Brie has called on Americans to show ‘compassion, unity and love’ ahead of the US election.
The 36-year-old star has stress-ed the need to show respect, regardless of political beliefs, after Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson was sl*mmed for publicly endorsing Biden for the Presidency. She said: ‘I loved how The Rock was like, ‘Hey, I never talk politics, but I feel I have to.’ Good for him for feeling something and voicing it. Like, who cares?’
Brie thinks it’s important that everyone – including celebrities – feels able to voice their views without fe-aring a backl*sh. She explained: ‘So many of us publicly have been procl!ming, ‘Use your voice. Be real. Be you. Be ra-w.’ And now we’re getting close to the elections, and now it’s like, don’t say how you feel, you might p** someone off.’
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