Francine Shoot Interview

RF Video finally sits down with the “Queen of Extreme” Francine to discuss her entire career from start to present day in this filled shoot interview. Hear all the stories from breaking into the business, going to ECW, managing stars such as Raven, Pitbulls, Shane Douglas, Tommy Dreamer, Justin Credible. Francine tells stories of all the locker room fights she witnessed and all the inside scoops that nobody else has told before. Get her feelings on topics such as ECW’s first pay per view, XPW showing up to ECW’s PPV, to the final PPVs and house shows. Francine lets out her reason to why she was mad at Paul E and her feelings on other ECW superstars as well. This is one shoot you will not want to miss for any ECW fan. Here are just some of the topics we discussed in this shoot interview:

-How did you break into the wrestling business?
-Her training with JT Smith
-Was she treated differently because she was a woman
-Meeting Tod Gordon
-Working the indies
-Thoughts on Rockin Rebel
-How she broke into ECW
-Her first appearance in ECW as Ms. Montgomeryville
-Did she think ECW would get as big as it got
-Her role as Stevie Richards’ girlfriend
-First impressions of Raven
-Her thoughts on the Raven gimmick
-Her thoughts on the angle with Beulah McGuillicutty
-Her match vs. Beulah
-How she got along with Beulah
-Managing The Pit Bulls
-Working in a dog collar match
-If the guys ever had a problem selling for her
-Turning on The Pit Bulls
-Working with Shane Douglas
-Mixed tags with Douglas vs. Beulah & Tommy Dreamer
-Her thoughts on Dreamer
-The locker room atmosphere at the first PPV
-Were Douglas and Pit Bull disappointed in their match?
-Tod Gordon leaving the company
-When she broke her pelvic bone
-Why she still worked with the injury
-Douglas leaving the company
-Ever been stalked by a fan?
-Weirdest present or pick up line by a wrestling fan?
-How good was atlas in protecting you?
-Being Dreamer’s valet
-Do you think Tajiri kayfabed his English?
-Thoughts on Dawn Marie
-Ever had problems w/ Tammy because of her condition
-Thoughts on Corino & Victory…in and out of the ring
-Wrestling Steve Corino at Heatwave 99
-Did Corino have a problem putting her over
-Thoughts on Taz & Bubba?
-The TNN deal
-Thoughts on Nicole Bass
-Matches with Jazz
-Raven’s return
-Siding with Raven over Dreamer
-Pensacola w/ Hack
-Traveling w/ Hack…Philly airport stuff
-What the morale of the locker room was like
-Heyman going to less and less shows
-The drug and party scene in ECW throughout its history
-Bounced checks
-Working with Justin Credible
-Was he a good champion?
-Opinion of Kristi Mystn especially after the PPV mess in LA?
-When it looked like things might end
-Tommy’s opinion of Paul and how it changed
-What girl was the easiest to work with and who was the hardest to work with?
-When ECW closed down, how much time did you have left on your contract?
-The last PPV
-The last shows
-Describe the moral in the ECW locker room in the final months of the promotion’s existence.
-How would you describe Paul Heyman?
-What was the highlight of your ECW experience?
-The only thing Heyman did which upset her
-Thoughts on the Sandman
-New Jack fight in Duluth MN
-Being on the first TNA show
-Why she isn’t in TNA now
-Her thoughts on MLW and Court Bauer
-Having breast enhancement surgery
-Do women need plastic surgery in the wrestling business
-Her thoughts on Jasmin St. Claire
-Did she ever go to FMW?
-Opinion of the new wave of valets?
-Thoughts on Steve Karel, Dan and WEW?
-Thoughts on Greg Bagarozi?
-Why no WWE?
-Are you interested in working for the WWF? Have you been contacted by them or have you contacted them?
-Ever consider striping because of your fame?
-How do you feel when you are in the ring and thousand of guys chant Show your Tits?
-Do you think Paul E ever exploited you or the other girls in ECW?
-Thoughts on Missy Hyatt in ECW?
-Thoughts on Wrestling Vixxens
-Do you think Vixxens took it to far by going completely naked?
-Do you think Paul could of booked the girls better like they do in WWE?
-Could you or would you like to have wrestled in more matches in ECW or did you like being a valet better?
-How come Alexis Laree didn’t get a tryout when she came to shows in VA?
-Is it hard to have a relationship with a guy who is not in the business, when you are always on TV?
-Thoughts on Balls, Axl, New Jack, CW, Rhino, Spike, Guido
-Who did you enjoy valeting for better: Shane Douglas, Tommy Dreamer or Justin Credible
-Story about the time with Sandman in KC w/ Taxi driver
-What was you favorite city to travel to?
-Who did you enjoy manage the most? Why?
-What is your personal opinion of the “ECW on TNN” episode that featured Tammy Lynn Sytch “telling her story?”
-Were you ever asked to do something in the ring that you were not comfortable with? Do you feel you were ever exposed?
-What is something that people would be surprised to know about you?
-How much is Francine the wrestling personality like or dislike Francine the person?
-At one point, WCW was signing away several members of the ECW roster
– Saturn, Douglas, Sandman, etc. Did you ever receive an offer to jump to WCW?
-What have you been doing since ECW closed down?
-In general, how do you feel women are portrayed in professional wrestling?
-What is your opinion of the women currently in the WWF?
-Do you have a favorite wrestling angle that you took part in? Do you have a favorite catfight?
-What words of advice might you offer to young ladies that would like to break into the wrestling industry?
-What does the future hold for Francine? And is there anything you would like to say your fans?