’90 Day Fiancé’ Fans Foresee a Future as a Heel for Paola Mayfield

90 Day Fiancé star Paola Mayfield has a new job, and it’s probably not what anyone expects. The controversial reality star has been raising eyebrows throughout the last year for her championing nonsense pseudoscientific conspiracy theories about COVID-19. Now, she’s turning heads yet again, but this time it’s happening in the ring. Mayfield recently announced she’ll be taking up wrestling, and fans have mixed reactions.

Paola Mayfield is a controversial star

90 Day Fiancé stars Paola Mayfield and Russ Mayfield
90 Day Fiancé stars Paola Mayfield and Russ Mayfield | Amanda Edwards/Getty Images for Discovery, Inc.

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Paola Mayfield of 90 Day Fiancé has been wildly misled when it comes to medical science. The controversial reality star has taken to posting falsehoods and conspiracy theories about COVID-19 and the vaccine throughout the last year — and she seems to have an especial hatred for Bill Gates. 

For example, Mayfield previously posted a photo of Bill Gates to her Instagram story, surrounded by innocuous quotes from the philanthropist. 

“It’s looking like [RNA vaccines are] one of the most promising options for COVID. There’s a catch, though: we don’t know for sure yet if RNA is a viable platform for vaccines. … We need to manufacture at least 7 BILLION doses. … Eventually, though, we’re going to scale this thing up so that the vaccine is available to everyone. And then, we’ll be able to get back to normal,” read one such quote.

[Not] today Satan!!!” wrote Mayfield over the quote. Mayfield has also expressed sincere belief that rebreathing one’s own carbon dioxide exhalations can cause damage — a verifiably false belief. 

‘90 Day Fiancé’: Paola Mayfield announces wrestling debut

Matt Sharp, Molly Hopkins, Paola Mayfield, and Russ Mayfield of 90 Day Fiancé
Matt Sharp, Molly Hopkins, Paola Mayfield, and Russ Mayfield of 90 Day Fiancé | Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

Now, the 90 Day Fiancé star is making waves again, but this time it’s thanks to a new profession. Paola Mayfield took to Instagram to announce her debut as a wrestler. She posted a photo of herself wearing her wrestling outfit. 

“The Moment is here. Meet Paola Blaze , your new favorite wrestler. I’ve been waiting for this moment for so long!” she started out her lengthy caption.

“I can’t believe in a couple of days, on May 1st, I will be making my debut as a wrestler. I can finally show all my hard work and dedication! You never know what you want in life until you try many things, and I’m glad I did! I have fun, I make money, and I make people angry,” she continued.

“I’ve been training since last year, very hard and quietly. Wrestling requires so many skills that I didn’t know I have but damn I’m very good at them! I love it, it makes me feel alive and powerful!” she added, before including the details of her debut performance.

‘90 Day Fiancé’ fans have mixed reactions to the news

Paola Mayfield’s wrestling announcement has resulted in a variety of reactions from 90 Day Fiancé fans. Some feel as if she’s quite suited to the role, while others are simply wondering why. 

“’I’ve been training since last year,’ please, she’s been training since she met [Russ] and started kicking his sorry a**,” joked one Redditor.

“Honestly she is perfect for this. She will get tons of attention from the audience, which she craves, and she’s pretty good at it. She’s an athlete and maybe she can pour her energy into this instead of toxic negativity anti vax and other insane crap,” pointed out another user.

“And she will be a great natural heel,” opined another fan of the show.

“She’s all dressed up to fight science, logic, facts, critical thinking and common sense. PAO THE DENIER!!!!” added another commenter