Prior to wrestling, Mullins appeared several times in Playboy. She appeared in "Playboy's Women of Hooters 2008" as a Hooters Girl in February 2008. Mullins also appeared in the Hooters calendar, including Miss October 2006. Mullins was approached to wrestling by Lou Maggio in 2007. Maggio had been a judge at both the 2005 and 2006 Miss Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant. Her idol growing up was Stone Cold Steve Austin. She was named to the Hooters Hall of Fame in 2008 which would go online in 2009. Mullins also appeared in a bikini.com pillow fight that first aired on YouTube in June 2008 which featured three other Hooters girls.