35-year old Maria Kanellis spent 6 years in WWE following her participation in the 2004 Diva Search. After spending some time training in OVW, she would eventually become the “Diva of the Year” in 2009.
Maria is also the last woman to pose for Playboy while employed by WWE.
WWE correspondant, Cathy Kelley, hosts the following video of reactions to Maria’s return from members of the WWE roster:
Maria and Mike Kanellis on Smackdown
The couple’s return at Money in the Bank was followed by a dark segment on this week’s Smackdown. The segment did not air on Smackdown, but was posted to WWE’s YouTube channel shortly after.