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WWE's Charlotte Flair feels like 'only adult in room' in Becky Lynch feud


In a largely in-character interview, Charlotte Flair was asked about her recent issues with Becky Lynch ahead of Sunday's WWE Survivor Series match.

Speaking to The Ringer's Masked Man Show, Flair said she feels like "the only adult in the room" and that she doesn't want to use sit-down interviews "as an outlet to tear down someone else's career."

She was never asked, nor did she bring up, the infamous belt exchange incident on the October 22nd WWE SmackDown that resulted in a backstage blowout between the two. She also didn't address Lynch's interview with Ariel Helwani this week or Ric Flair's tweets toward Lynch.

Flair said that one of her sayings is that number one doesn't talk about number two and that she has been an easy target since day one.

"I have been on top since 2015. I know the pressure. I know the criticism that comes with it. Most importantly, I have to stay true to myself and I didn’t get to where I am without the help of others. Without facing Nikki Bella, without Sasha Banks and Becky (Lynch) at WrestleMania 32. Then, Bayley. But I know that in every feud I’ve had, I am a target. There is a lot that comes with the Flair name and I have never need to compare myself to someone else on my rise to the top."

She said she takes it personally that "the audience can’t see the passion that oozes out of me every single Friday or Monday or pay-per-view, or that I just main evented the UK tour every night with Sasha Banks" and "I don’t get hot one minute, cold another. I am the consistent diamond of this division."

Flair said she doesn't understand what politicking means, but said that people think that because she is Ric Flair's daughter, she can walk into Vince McMahon's office and lay out what she wants to do that day.

“If that was the case, don’t you think I would have had a longer title run than eight seconds a couple years ago at Money in the Bank? I don’t know. I don’t like the short title runs. I wish I could hold on to the title a little longer, but when I lose it, I want to get it again," she said.