Before debuting on Monday Night RAW earlier this year, Doudrop was known as Piper Niven on NXT UK. Many fans expected her to have the same name on the main roster, but that wasn’t the case. It seems Mark Henry isn’t a fan of her current gimmick in WWE.

Doudrop also believed her name change was only temporary at first. Now that Eva Marie is no longer in WWE, many fans simply want the company to get rid of the Doudrop gimmick for good.

While speaking Busted Open Radio, Mark Henry talked about Doudrop’s current gimmick in WWE and stated that the gimmick is beneath her. This is because she has a lot more to offer than what the gimmick presents.

“I will not call her Doudrop. It’s beneath her. It is absolutely beneath her. She’s a person, a Doudrop is a thing and I refuse to ever call her that.That match [against Bianca Belair], like why couldn’t she start like that? The hell with all the stuff she did prior to that. She should’ve had matches like that from the beginning.


I don’t care how she looks. People can judge people for being plus size, hell I was plus size. I knew how to get over, so does she. She can use what she’s working with as good as anybody that they brought up in the last five years and when I say that, yes I mean everybody that was champion including Bianca Belair.

Piper Niven, the one match that she had shows that she can be their equals if she’s revered and respected and put in a position to where she can work like that every night.”

Doudrop is currently engaged in a feud with Bianca Belair on Monday Night RAW. It remains to be seen whether she will eventually get a gimmick change in the future or not.

h/t SEScoops for the quotes.

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