by Brett Malec | Thu., Oct. 12, 2017 12:52 PM
Does Nikki Bella want to retire from the WWE ring after her stint on Dancing With the Stars?!
"It's tough because when you love something so much and you're very passionate about it you just don't ever want to hear the words retirement or you're career's over," Nikki told E! News exclusively during her DWTS rehearsal. "I know that with my spinal condition I can never be full time again, I just can't do that but I do wanna be full time and I don't want to retire. I literally can't imagine not going into the ring and I want to make a comeback with Brie and I want to do it in 2018."
Nikki added, "So even though a lot of people keep trying to get me to retire, I won't. I'll do it the day I want to on my own terms but that's not any time soon."
Nikki says John respects her decision to keep wrestling.
"When you love someone you think of their health first, but he also knows that I'm very stubborn and fiery," she revealed. "It's like, ‘OK just let her do what she wants to do.' So he's good at supporting me as well. He'll put his input in and we have our discussions. But overall, I'm the boss and I win."
So has Nikki been encouraging John to join a future season of DWTS? Watch the interview to find out!
For more from our interview with Nikki, watch E! News tonight at 7 and 11 p.m.!
Dancing With the Stars airs Mondays at 8 p.m. on ABC.
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