These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
YMMV: Stephanie Mc Mahon
Foe Yay: With Chris Jericho in the early 2000's. While a lot of the wrestlers mocked her, Jericho was obsessive about it to the point where fans were wondering when the two were just going to have planet-cracking hate-sex and get it over with.
BTW, Kayfabe or not, this wouldn't have been an entirely bad thing if it meant HHH lost his power in the office.
It's also a likely explanation as to how Trish got pushed to an insane SEVEN WWE Women's Title reigns.note Not saying that either or both are bi or lesbians, just that, as a limited worker, Trish probably saw how HHH got to the top of the Heavyweight Division and figured that if it worked for him, it would work for her. Alphabetically, the names "Triple H" and "Trish" go right after each other.
Similarly, on the January 1, 2001, Raw, Stephanie told Trish that while she may have Vince wrapped around her finger, Trish's "big-breasted ways" would not work on her. Yes, Stephanie's message was that Trish couldn't manipulate her the way she manipulated men, but, doesn't this sound like a Suspiciously Specific Denial?
Also, why Trish chose Stephanie to induct her into the WWE Hall of Fame, even though she didn't deserve it.
Also, she randomly scrapped Sable's Les Yay program with Wrestling/Torrie Wilson so she could feud with Sable instead. See below under Writer on Board.
Hollywood Pudgy: Her weight was commented upon when she made her last few appearances. Of course, that's post three children.
People on the Usenet newsgroup rec.sport.pro-wrestling had been making jokes about her body well before she ever had kids. Of course, this was partially due to how unpopular she was in general.
Hypocrite: Kayfabe, 1999. You want to get back at your father for almost sacrificing your mental stability and emotional well-being to a faux-demonic cult just so he could screw that damn uncontrollable redneck? Fine. You want to do this by getting together with someone else he detests, that actually turns you on to boot? Awesome. This person was actually one of the men carrying out your daddy's evil plans, selling out his friends to do so in the process, and has only grown into an even more despicable man since getting back together with his asshole buddies? Congratulations, Vince and Shane McMahon are actually the people with standards here.
Or, said "someone else" got in your ear, and manipulated you into going along.
Or, she's an idiot.
Writer on Board: Obviously, literally, in her GM role on SmackDown. However, given the mockery toward her body (see also under Gag Boobs on the main page), and the McMahons' habit of holding grudges and at times unsubtly retaliating via booking (e.g., the "Billionaire Ted's Wrasslin' Warroom" skits from early 1996 which mocked Ted Turner, WCW, Hulk Hogan and Randy Savage), could the Molly Holly "big ass" garbage have been another example of this?
Torrie Wilson had 2 big Les Yay storylines in 2002-2003, first with Dawn Marie and second with Sable. As head of "Creative," how much of these were her own work? Much like Vince himself, it would be bizarrely fascinating to find out how much of her terrible booking is just due to the fact that no one can tell her, "No, this idea is stupid," and how much is her working through personal issues.