Tea-Generation X: The Origin Of Charlotte and Becky’s Pinkies Up Salute

Where D-Generation X has “suck it,” Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch have “sip it.”


You might have noticed the duo doing their tea time pinkies up salute on SmackDown over the last few months. So what’s the deal? WWE’s Cathy Kelley explains in the video below how it stems back to their days with Team PCB:

I have to admit, this whole thing is a bit cheesy, but cheesy puns are kind of Becky’s thing, and of course, she’d want to include her best friend in on the fun.

That being said, there is a dispute over who the pinkies up salute actually belongs to. Earlier this month, Unified GFW Knockouts Champion Sienna took to Twitter to accuse Charlotte of gimmick infringement. As Sienna sees it, Charlotte not only stole the pinkie gesture from her but also her peacock entrance attire and even her makeup:

But despite the similarities, Charlotte fired back with a pretty bulletproof response:

Tea is served.

What do you think of Tea-Generation X? Do you think Charlotte is guilty of gimmick infringement? Share your thoughts and comments below!

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