Get ready to learn a whole lot more about Renee Young.
In an exclusive interview with E! News, the WWE broadcaster is opening up about joining the season six cast of E!'s hit show Total Divas ahead of Wednesday night's much-anticipated premiere!
"I think it's cool for people to see the Renee Young that they're used to seeing in WWE now in Total Divas just being Renee," she explains. "Just kind of getting to see me behind the curtain and all of the nonsense that comes with my life day in and day out."
She adds, "The show is a huge show, and it's done so well. Between Total Divas and Total Bellas, it's like why not? I love everybody that's on the show, so I might as well expand. Let me spread my wings and see what happens!"
Fans of the show may remember Renee's multiple appearances on the series, mostly alongside close friends Nikki Bella and Brie Bella. But did the twins offer up any words of wisdom before she signed on full-time? Surprisingly, no.
"I was lucky being able to shoot with Brie and Nicole earlier on," Renee explains. "I learned from the best. I got to see how they did it, how they handled the cameras, how they handled the way the show comes together, so I do feel lucky I was able to see that. It's definitely different when you're put in the driver's seat a little bit more."
"I didn't really ask for that much advice," she continues. "I kind of like to live and learn on my own and test the waters. I like to do things my own way."
As season six continues to unfold, viewers will see the Toronto native playing the referee or mama bear role costars with Paige, Nattie Neidhart and more in the midst of all the drama that inevitably goes down inside and outside the locker room. Ironically, she admits she has "no business" advising her friends.
"I have no idea how or why [it happened]," she confesses. "I feel like over my lifetime I've gotten good at giving people advice or just forcing my opinions on people."
The world will also get a glimpse into Renee's home life with her boyfriend, WWE Superstar Dean Ambrose.
"He was such a good sport, and I'm so glad that people are going to get to see us together," she raves. "I think people are really going to like our relationship and the dynamic that just kind of flows between the two of us. We go together!"
But despite her excitement, she did still feel a small pang of anxiety about sharing too much on television—as most people do.
"You kind of worry how it's going to be perceived and how people are going to feel about you and feel about your relationship," she explains. "There was definitely a little bit of reservation in that when I first started doing it, but once you get in there it's such a fun, safe environment. You open up."
"As much as I've been private about my personal relationship with Dean, I am not a private person," Renee clarifies. "I tell people stuff all the time. I'm a pretty open book, so it wasn't too difficult for me to kind of reveal as I went along."
And we can't wait to see it all!