The IIconics are growing to become more of a focal point on SmackDown Live, but there was a time with Billie Kay and Peyton Royce were just getting to know each other. Of course, that was a decade ago in Australia, and as it turns out there was a bit of heat between the two from the beginning.
The IIconics recently spoke to TV Insider where Peyton Royce revealed that she didn’t really like Billie Kay back when they went to high school together due to pro wrestling. Of crouse, their relationship would eventually change as well thanks to their pro wrestling bond.
“We actually went to high school together. We didn’t like each other. We had an unspoken rivalry of who was the biggest wrestling fan in the school.”
“When I found PWA (Pro Wrestling Australia), the wrestling school back home, I found it because Billie was on a poster. I was like, ‘I went to school with her!’ This was the school I wanted to learn my craft, and she was on the poster. She made me think, ‘okay, I guess I can get to know her.'”
Billie Kay also remembers her early relationship with Peyton Royce. She didn’t remember not liking Peyton, but she did remember that all it took was one training session to forge a great friendship between the two.
“As soon as we spoke and had our first training session together, we were instantly best friends. We’ve known each other for 10 years now, so we’ve done a lot of growing up together. We’ve had the same goals forever. We’ve been going in the same direction, pushing each other and being there for each other along this time.”
Only time will tell what is next for the IIconics, but it seems that neither of them is happy about the idea of breaking up. After all, it’s not every day when you can get a friend and hold onto them for a decade while traveling half-way across the world together to pursue the same goal.