WWE Superstar Rusev has quickly become the fastest rising star in WWE in the past year; his undefeated streak capped off by his interaction with The Rock a couple of weeks back on RAW have solidified the fact that Rusev will be a major player in WWE for the foreseeable future. One major part of Rusev’s success has been his mouthpiece, the “Ravishing Russian” Lana who has done almost all of the talking for Rusev in the past year and in the process made herself a heat seeking magnet in WWE.
Of course these days when any new WWE character debuts with an accent of any sort, questions immediately arise as to whether their nationality is legit or just character; in Lana’s case, she was born Catherine Joy (C.J.) Perry and actually did grow up in the Soviet Union for a few years as a child. While they accent may not be legit, the way Lana performs and her ability to speak Russian surely adds to the character; of course none of this means Lana doesn’t have quite an interesting history here in the U.S. prior to joining WWE.
It’s hard to imagine the super-uptight Ravishing Russian that comes out and berates American fans week after week for their country’s inferiority “twerking,” but that’s exactly what has been uncovered in the music video below. Lana is actually an accomplished dancer, having danced at multiple schools since the age of 14…..none of which probably taught the art of “twerking”…nonetheless Lana seems to have mastered the move believe it or not: