Over the years, there have been more than several incidents involving a plethora of WWE superstars and divas locking lips. The nature of these kisses have been different. Some of them were culminations of a romantic storyline, some were the genesis of a love triangle.
Some of them involved betrayal while some occurred merely for comic relief. Some had emotion, passion and genuine affection. There have been recurring themes of desire and lust. There have been one-shot instances which may or may not have been forgotten about, unless people are reminded about them years removed in one of such lists.
The reason for incorporation of kisses in storylines on WWE programming is quite simple. It has the ability to evoke countless reactions and responses from the fans worldwide. It can make ratings pop. It helps to add layers to the characters. It makes men yearn and women fawn.
However, every once in a while here have been moments which left professional wrestling fans in awe and made their jaws drop. Here, we take a look at 10 WWE kisses that shocked the world.
#10 Beth Phoenix kisses The Great Khali
After spending his first couple of years in the WWE, The Great Khali adopted a more fun-loving persona of the ‘Punjabi playloy’. The scthick involved Khali in segments where women would be given an opportunity to lock lips with the Punjabi wrestler called ‘The Great Khali Kiss Cam’.
During the 2010 Royal Rumble, Beth Phoenix became the second ever female competitor to enter a Royal Rumble match, entering at #6. Upon enterting the ring, The Glamazon had a stare down with the Punjabi Monster.
Khali picked her up and placed her outside the ring on the apron. Phoenix scrambling to stay in the Royal Rumble pulled Khali by his hair and planted a kiss on the 7-footer in the process eliminating him from the Royal Rumble match. Phoenix would soon be eliminated by CM Punk.
This moment got one of the biggest reactions of the night. Think about it, other than a returning Edge winning the Royal Rumble this was the most memorable moment from that Rumble match. Here is the video: