5 things you probably didn't know about Renee Young
Renee Young, whose real name is Renee Paquette, has been entertaining millions of WWE fans worldwide as an interviewer on WWE’s premier show – SmackDown. She also co-hosts Talking Smack – which airs after SmackDown – alongside former WWE Superstar and General Manager of the blue brand, Daniel Bryan.
The Canadian has been associated with the WWE since 2012 and now even hosts her own show – Unfiltered with Renee Young – which airs on the WWE Network. She had also featured prominently on The JBL and Cole Show, which won the Slammy Award for the Favourite Web Show of the Year.
Here are 5 things you probably didn’t know about Renee Young:
#1 She hates shoes
While women, in general, are known for their affinity towards shoes, Young is not your average woman and absolutely hates to wear footwear. Her hatred for shoes is well documented and is the butt of many jokes in the WWE universe.
Renee is known for conducting backstage interviews without wearing shoes and has also been mocked by WWE and its stars for that on more occasion than one.
During a post-Raw segment in 2014, Triple H made fun of the interviewer for not wearing shoes, while current New Day member Big E has also pulled her leg on social media for conducting an interview without shoes.
Not only that, at the Money In The Bank pay-per-view in 2014, Roman Reigns asked Renee to remove her footwear during an in-ring segment as he was expecting an attack from his then disbanded SHIELD brethren. Although he did get attacked and Renee had to flee the ring, it was actually a joke aimed at the interviewer due to her hatred for shoes.
Here’s the tweet by Big E mocking Young:
Here’s the comment by Triple H, which left her speechless: