Hart of the Matter is the 65th episode of WWE Total Divas and the 7th in season five.


Nikki's championship reign is at risk when she faces an old foe; Nattie is torn between taking TJ's last name or having him take hers; Paige fights to keep her relationship with Kevin afloat; Brie has a romantic bone to pick with Bryan.


As seems to be the case often on E!’s “Total Divas,” our ladies are having problems in the land of love. Paige, for one, isn't even sure she still wants to be dating her boyfriend Kevin Skaff, and she only agrees to make more of an effort when Alicia Fox attacks her with a bouquet of flowers (not a metaphor). Brie Bella, on the other hand, is trying to be more romantic after Nikki Bella and Daniel Bryan gently roast her for a general lack of lovey-doveyness. She attempts to emulate the Nikki-Cena route by renting a repulsively decadent limo for a night on the town, but that isn't D-Bry's style. So instead, she rents an electric car and they have a nice lunch where she gives him a Koala bear sculpture. Awwww.

Fun fact: Despite being married for several years now, Natalya has never taken Tyson Kidd's last name, nor was she particularly planning to. But once the subject resurfaces, Nattie's forced to confront the situation and, while Tyson doesn't exactly insist on anything one way or the other, he does to take her last name in the name of progressivism. This comes right as Nattie makes her long-awaited return to the ring and reaffirms her pride in the Neidhart name, so, torn between family devotion and a love of Tyson, she decides to split the difference and hyphenate her last name, which she reveals with a stylized welcome mat for their house. Say hello to Mrs. Neidhart-Wilson. Wipe your feet before you come in.

With a baby on the way, Rosa Mendes needs something to occupy her time backstage. So, she comes up with a creative solution to keep her involved and visible: Become a backstage interviewer. Talent Relations, unfortunately, shoots the idea down since interviewers often find themselves in the line of fire and the very pregnant Rosa can't receive any physicality beyond a stiff gust of wind. Happily, she figures out a solution with the help of WWE.com (score) and becomes a social media reporter, shooting minute-long vignettes for Twitter and Facebook designed to stoke day-of anticipation for the show.

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List of WWE Total Divas episodes
Season One (2013)
Welcome to the WWEA Tango With FandangoPlanet Funk is Funked UpThe "Fat" TwinFeuding FunkadactylsDiva Las VegasA Leg UpNo Longer The BridesmaidTotal Divas After PartySummer SlamNurse NikkiSeeing RedGet That Chingle ChingleSaying GoodbyeReady to Ride
Season Two (2014)
New Diva On The BlockThe Braniel BusOn Brie's Bad SideInhale, ExhaleFor Better or For WorseThe House SittersFlirting With FandangoRed and GoldWhat Happens In CaboDigging A HoleWedding Mania
Season Three (2014-2015)
Eggs Over FreezingMo' Marriage, Mo' ProblemsRoadside RumbleDivas UnchainedScared StraightPaint the Island RedThe Double-CrossCross Country CatastropheDaddy's Little GirlThe Divas Are Taking OverHer HighnessBaby Not on BoardTwin LeaksInsecurity BreachGirl vs. Girl ByeAll Hail Brie ModeMo' Money, Mo' PursesModel BehaviorIndecent ExposureThe New Divas Champion
Season Four (2015)
Diva DivideShe Said, She SaidEat Your Heart OutDivas on OverdriveTea ModeGood Diva, Bad DivaNo Holds BarreIt's A Beautiful Life?Clash of the DivasGone With the WineAn Unwanted ProposalSome Like It HotReturn of the Ex
Season Five (2016)
Love TriangleA SummerSlam EngagementThe Truth About Cats and DivasTalk of The TownCome Reign or ShineEnd of a Friendship?Hart of the MatterPeace of CakeRocky Road to RecoveryNo RetreatClothes QuartersBaby TalkC'est La Divas (Part 1)C'est La Divas (Part 2)
Season Six (2016-2017)
Total SuperstarsOrlando StrongA Big Flippin' DealGone GirlMother of the GroomToo Many CooksA Win-Wine SituationPain in The NeckWhat Happens in Vegas...The Big DayThe DraftFeel the GlowGroup-SextRunaway BrideSwimming With PigsTotal Summerslam
Season Seven (2017-2018)
This Is Make or BreakDressed Like A ChampBreaking All The RulesThe Diva DivideThe Bella RushDivas Gone WildFake It 'Til You Make ItSingle in the CityThree Alarm FireShall We Dance?Let's Get Naked!Breaking the News
Season Eight (2018)
Good Girls Don't Make HistoryThis Is My HouseThe Real NicolePaige's SecretPink Hair Don't CareWelcome to MiamiChase Your DreamsHate Is a Strong WordA Sisterhood Beyond BloodUnbreakable Force
Season Nine (2019)

The Baddest Women on the PlanetAll Is Fair In Love and WarRowdy RondaDamage ControlThe Real RondaMountainmaniaI Will Prevail35 Years in the MakingHawaiian PunchThe Next Wave

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