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Kayla Braxton’s Post-WWE Move: From Ringside to Hollywood

One big thing: Former WWE personality Kayla Braxton lands role in upcoming film

Kayla Becker, known to WWE fans as Kayla Braxton, has secured a role in the upcoming film “Strangehold” following her departure from WWE.

• Becker will play the character “Ashley” in the film
• “Strangehold” is directed by Clark Dukes and stars Justin Long, Ashley Benson, and Jake Lacey
• The plot revolves around a couple planning to rob a strip club

Why it matters

This move signifies a significant career shift for Becker, transitioning from sports entertainment to mainstream acting. It also highlights the potential opportunities available to WWE personalities beyond the wrestling industry.

By the numbers

• Becker was with WWE for 8 years (2016-2024)
• Her last WWE appearance was on the June 28 edition of SmackDown at Madison Square Garden

Behind the scenes

Becker teased her next move on social media, creating buzz among fans and industry insiders. She recently tweeted about wrapping up her first movie, expressing excitement about working alongside admired actors.


“Never in a million years did I think I’d one day be sharing scenes with them! What is life?!” – Kayla Becker on Twitter

The big picture

Becker’s transition to acting is not uncommon for former WWE personalities. This move could potentially open doors for more opportunities in the entertainment industry, leveraging her experience in live television and public speaking from her time in WWE.

Are you excited to see Kayla Becker’s acting debut in “Strangehold”? Leave a comment below with your thoughts on her career transition!

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