Posted on 1/15/122 by Colin Vassallo
A new Smackdown ring announcer made her debut last night.
Samantha Irvin, who has been doing NXT and 205 Live, has
been promoted to the blue brand, a move which is a “dream
come true” according to her.
“I’m over the moon, I can’t believe it,” Samantha told Megan
Morant backstage before the show. She said everyone has been
supportive and made her feel where like she belongs there.
Irvin, real name Samantha Johnson, is a former contestant
from the season 10 of America’s Got Talent and reached the
semifinals, receiving a standing ovation from judges Heidi
Klum and Mel B after performing The Weekend’s Earned It
song. She was eliminated from the show after the judges
forced a tie and sent the vote to viewers.
The 26-year-old was signed to the company in April of last