WWE star Liv Morgan was at Madison Square Garden to watch the New York Knicks vs. Charlotte Hornets matchup on Tuesday night and instantly garnered social media attention.
The cameras panned to Morgan, who was one of the last remaining participants in this year’s Royal Rumble, and showed a man sitting next to her and talking to her about something. Morgan seemed calm as she looked up at the Jumbotron. It quickly became a meme.
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The former SmackDown Women’s Champion explained the moment Wednesday in an interview on WWE’s «The Bump.»
«It’s so weird to me, like what goes viral and what doesn’t,» he said. «First of all, we had no idea we were being filmed. We had no idea the camera was on us, which doesn’t excuse anything. That’s Justin Scalise, who works her for WWE. He’s amazing.»
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Morgan said his phone was «exploding» and apologized to Scalise for the virality of the moment.
«It’s been a great sport about it, but yeah, I don’t know. It’s the weirdest, weirdest thing. It was very weird, but let’s just say I was ignoring it. It’s women’s history month and we’ve got every single right,» added.
The New Jersey native will return to action at MSG when WWE hosts one of their Road to WrestleMania Supershows.
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She recently lost to Rhea Ripley on SmackDown via submission.