While the name Lillian Ellison may not be well-known to sports-entertainment fans, her alter ego is one that will never be forgotten: The Fabulous Moolah. In the world of women's wrestling, there will always be one irrefutable legend that stands head and shoulders above the rest, and her name is Moolah. She was the longest reigning champion in the history of her chosen sport -- or any sport for that matter -- and she established a legacy that made her name synonymous with women's wrestling in a career that spanned over 50 years. Born Lillian Ellison in South Carolina in , Moolah became a fan of sports-entertainment following the passing of her mother; her father would take her to shows as a young girl in hopes of cheering up his distraught daughter, and little did he know the impact it would have. Moolah was trained for the ring in the s by then-Women's Champion Mildred Burke, the sport's biggest female star at the time. But her career actually began outside the ring, where she served as one of wrestling's first female valets.
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Wrestling is a globally recognizable sport. Which means that Superstars become well-known faces by many of the fans. This means that in a world that is dominated by Social Media and the internet, nothing remains a secret for very long. Total Divas hasn't helped many Superstars recently when it comes to revealing some of the secrets that should remain personal because it is centred around the drama of the home and the personal life.
Why WWE should not have a battle royal honoring The Fabulous Moolah
Even petitions have been made and WWE have disabled comments on the battle royal announcement video. In this article, I will show you the true colours of Moolah and why people are so much against her. The youngest of five kids, her parents owned a farm, a grocery store, and a service station, but the family was still struggling.
As fans of professional wrestling, we have been the target of bullying both online and in person. In fact, professional wrestling has a long history with the LGBT community of which many fans are not aware. Any of the aforementioned adult male fans of professional wrestling will remember the burly and destructive Nicole Bass from her stints in ECW and what was then the World Wrestling Federation. She left the company shortly after debuting, citing sexual assault at the grubby hands of Steve Lombardi, otherwise known as The Brooklyn Brawler. In , prior to embarking on her wrestling career, Bass married a man by the name of Richard Fuchs.