Scarlett Bordeaux, also known as ‘The Smokeshow’ is an Impact Wrestling superstar who is known
for her raw sex appeal. In an era where the in-ring aspect of women’s wrestling is highlighted,
Scarlett Bordeaux’s gimmick stands apart.
Scarlett Bordeaux lived in Romania until she was four. She moved to the United States and
specialised in musical theatre while in college. Scarlett Bordeaux would have a run in Chikara, OVW
and even AAW in her early days. But she would find her footing when she moved to Ring of Honor
While in Ring of Honor, Scarlett Bordeaux was a Hoopla Hottie, when she accompanied Matt Taven
to the ringside area. Scarlett Bordeaux would also become a ring announcer while she was working
for ROH. Her name and last name both mean ‘red’ and refers to the colour of her hair.
She has also competed in Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide. This stems from Impact Wrestling’s
partnership with the promotion.
Scarlett Bordeaux has performed as an extra in WWE on several occasions. She was a Rosebud for
Adam Rose on as many as fifteen occasions. She would compete in a squash match on WWE TV
against Nia Jax in her official WWE debut. However, she would really become a household name
after moving to Impact Wrestling.
Vignettes advertising Scarlett Bordeaux were shown prior to her debut. Scarlett Bordeaux dubbed
herself a 10 in a world of 5s. She announced a talent search to determine who would avail her
managerial duties. Scarlett Bordeaux would announce herself as the winner of the said contest.
In a very controversial segment, Scarlett Bordeaux also performed a lap dance on Scott Steiner.