The ex-UFC champion opens the way to about her sink from the upper part of the sporting landscape, her eclectic second number and how make preparations for the apocalypse
Ronda Rousey was once again situated on the dais to promote an event she’s prominently included within, but this time the other participants weren’t fighters.
They weren’t even fellow WWE wrestlers, though she would do plenty of press over the next week in New York ahead of SummerSlam, where she will challenge for the women’s championship against Alexa Bliss.
On this day, Rousey was flanked by leading man Mark Wahlberg, director Peter Berg and others at a press junket at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills for the action cinema Mile 22, which opened Friday in the United States.
Rousey portrays Samantha Snow, an upper-class CIA operative on an extraction operation in Southeast Asia. She briefly appeared in the films Ferocious 7 and The Expendables 3, but Mile 22 represents her first major action character, and along with her burgeoning vocation in the WWE, Rousey’s second ordinance is off to a rousing start.
She learned to wrestle last year at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida, where the training included slew of seminars on acting. But now she had to figure out the subtleties of film, too.
” A batch of parties disbelieve that everyone can original more than one thing ,” Rousey said,” and it’s easy to get stuck in( the minds of)’ you’re already good at this thing, you’re good at what’s cozy ,’ and it’s hard to try and learn something new with countries around the world watching, because the first time you master something you do it in private.
” But I adore these types of the difficulties and I love people doubting me .”
Rousey knows all about disbelief under the magnifying glass of the public eye. Her occupation was in shambles only 20 months before, and her post-UFC lucks gazed grim as she duelled hollow- and even envisaged killing herself- in the aftermath of two ravaging defeats.
Rousey was loath to delve into the details of her emotional state following her fall from the upper part of the boasting scenery, but the 31 -year-old opened up during a private speaking involvement moderated by Berg at his Santa Monica boxing gym.
” I did a whole lot of crying, isolating myself ,” admitted Rousey, who paused intermittently to touch away at rips with a material. “( Husband Travis Browne) maintained me and let me scream and it lasted two years. I couldn’t have done it alone.
” There’s a lot of things you have to remember. Every missed opening is a praise in disguise. I had to learn from experience. From the worst thoughts, the best things have come as a result. Time is a great teacher. It’s that belief that time delivers, even bad times .”
Now, Rousey is enjoying spate of good times once again. She’s been praised for her accomplishments in WWE and is already one of the organization’s top draws.