Tay Melo, formerly Tay Conti, has opened up about her relationship with Sammy Guevara’s ex-fiancée.
Sammy Guevara and Tay Melo got married on August 8th in Orlando, two months after the couple had gotten engaged. The AEW stars had been dating since January 2022, but their relationship hasn’t been without controversy.
Before beginning his relationship with Melo, Guevara had been in a long-term relationship with Pamella Nizio. The couple had got engaged in August 2021 on Dynamite, when the Spanish God proposed in the ring. However, their pair broke up later that year.
The timing of the break-up and start of Guevara’s relationship with Melo led some on social media to vilify the couple, suggesting that the former TNT Champion had been having an affair with Melo. This was something they have always strongly denied.
Speaking during a recent interview with Denise Salcedo, Melo opened up about the criticism she faced over the situation.
“At the end of 2021, there was all that drama with me and Sammy. I was super upset because that was the best year of my career.”
“I know who I am, and I know I did nothing wrong… People just talking sh*t.”
The star added that she has a positive relationship with Nizio who checked in on the couple when they began being targeted on social media.
“Every time we’ve had a conversation about her, Sammy always talks about her with a lot of respect and love.
After the whole [social media] drama, she was the one that text us, to check on us,”
During the conversation the star also discussed her recent name change, and desire to get back into title contention.
Tay Melo was most recently in action on the August 26th episode of Rampage where she teamed with new husband Sammy Guevara to defeat Ruby Soho and Ortiz.
Special thanks to Denise Salcedo of Instinct Culture for the quotes.