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The Funkadactyls (Cameron and Naomi)

The Funkadactyls (Naomi and Cameron) are the two dancers that accompany Brodus Clay (termed Funkasaurus) and Tensai into the ring.

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Ariane Nicole Andrew is an American dancer, fashion model, professional wrestler and manager signed with WWE and appearing under the ring name Cameron. She was first seen on WWE programming in 2011 while appearing as a contestant on Tough Enough

In March 2011, Andrew was announced as one of the fourteen contestants for the revival of WWE Tough Enough. She was the first contestant to be eliminated from the show

She made her debut on July 7, 2011, as a ring announcer at a FCW house show.

It was not until July 9 that she made her in-ring debut, under the new ring name Cameron Lynn, in a divas battle royal, which consisted of Audrey Marie, Caylee Turner, Kaitlyn, Maxine, Raquel Diaz, Sonia, and Aksana, in which she was eliminated first.

On the October 9, 2011, episode of FCW Televison, she made her debut with Byron Saxton accompaning Naomi to ringside during her match against the debuting Leah West, which she won.

At the October 23 episode of FCW Televison Tapings, McCray teamed with Cameron Lynn in a winning effort defeating the team of Caylee Turner and Kaitlyn when Naomi pinned Turner after a leg lariat.

On the January 9, 2012 episode of Raw, Cameron made her WWE debut as one of the dancers and valets (together with Naomi) for the returning Brodus Clay.

She made her WrestleMania debut at WrestleMania XXVIII alongside Naomi during a segment with Clay.

At the pre-show of the TLC pay-per-view on December 16, 2012, Cameron participated in her first televised WWE match, which was a "Santa's Little Helpers" battle royal which was won by her fellow Funkadactyl Naomi.

On the February 6 episode of WWE Main Event, The Funkadactyls got into a backstage altercation with Tamina Snuka and Aksana after Snuka and Aksana began to persuade Brodus Clay to fire The Funkadactyls and hire them as his backup dancers.

This led to their first tag team match in which they defeated Snuka and Aksana.

On the March 15 episode of SmackDown, The Funkadactyls were attacked by The Bella Twins in a backstage segment.

On the March 22 episode of SmackDown and March 25 episode of Raw, The Funkadactyls attacked The Bella Twins after they interfered both times in Brodus Clay and Tensai's match against Rhodes and Sandow'.

The Funkadactyls and The Bella Twins finally faced off in tag-team competition on the March 27 episode of WWE Main Event, where The Bella Twins emerged victorious when Nikki pinned Naomi after an interference by Cody Rhodes.

On the April 1 episode of Raw, The Funkadactyls competed against The Bella Twins in a losing effort after Brie reversed Cameron's crossbody block attempt.

Cameron and Naomi were set to team up with Brodus Clay and Tensai against Team Rhodes Scholars and The Bella Twins at Wrestlemania 29 in an eight–person mixed tag team match, however the match was cancelled because of time restraints.

But on the following night, The Funkadactyls and Tons of Funk defeated The Bellas and Team Rhodes Scholars.

On the March 21 episode of NXT which aired on April 10, The Funkadactyls once again lost to The Bella Twins when Nikki pinned Cameron after The Bellas performed a tag-team move on Cameron.

On the April 12 episode of SmackDown!, The Funkadactyls teamed up with Divas Champion Kaitlyn in a losing effort to The Bella Twins and Tamina Snuka when Nikki pinned Naomi after an interference by Brie.

On the April 29 episode of Raw, Cameron accompied Naomi to the ring where she was defeated by Brie Bella following "Twin Magic" but then Cameron complained with the referee disqualified The Bella Twins despite not seeing the switch. In relation, The Bella Twins focused on attacking Cameron for costing them the win.

Andrew graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in business marketing and a Bachelor of Science in psychology from California State University, Northridge.

She moved to North Hollywood, California, where she worked as a behavior therapist for autistic children.

Andrew is of Afro-Asian descent.

Trinity McCray is an American dancer, model and professional wrestler signed with WWE. She is better known by her ring names Naomi and Naomi Knight. In 2010, she rose to fame, as she was part of the third season of NXT, where she came in second place, behind Kaitlyn. Her WWE pro for the show was former WWE Diva Kelly Kelly.

On the June 20 episode of FCW Televison, Naomi defeated Serena Deeb in the finals of the tournament to become the inaugural FCW Divas Champion. On December 16, Naomi dropped the FCW Divas Championship to AJ Lee. On the January 9, 2012 episode of Raw, Naomi made her debut along with Cameron as one of the dancers and valets for the re-debuting Brodus Clay.

Before her career in the WWE, she became a cheerleader for the Orlando Magic basketball team franchise. She has also starred as a background dancer for American rapper Flo Rida when she was younger.

In August 2009, WWE signed McCray to a developmental contract and would report to their developmental territory, Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW). Naomi made her FCW debut as a face on the September 3, 2009 episode of FCW Televison tapings, as a Lumberjill for the Queen of FCW match between then-reigning queen Angela and Serena Mancini.

She later became a heel, teaming with Rosa Mendes, Alicia Fox, Maxine, and Courtney Taylor against the likes of Angela, AJ and Aksana. However due to her persona, fans would often cheer for her despite the fact she was a heel. She soon turned face again by defeating Maxine and Savannah in tournament qualifying matches to eventually defeat Serena in the finals on June 20, 2010 episode of FCW Televison, to become the first ever Florida Divas Championship.[3] Knight went on to retain her FCW Divas Championship by defeating both Lee and Serena in a triple threat match, when Night pinned Serena. At the FCW's 100th episode, Naomi fought Lee to a double countout in a match where both the Queen of FCW title and the FCW Divas Championship were on the line. At the September 2 edition of FCW Televison tapings, Naomi defeated Lee in a Lumberjill match to end their feud.

On the December 16th edition of FCW Televison tapings, Naomi was defeated by AJ for the Florida Divas Championship.

On the July 1 episode of FCW Televison, Naomi competed against Audrey Marie in a singles match, in a winning effort. On the July 8 episode of FCW Televison, Naomi unsuccessfully challenged Aksana for FCW Divas Championship in a triple-treat match also involving Sonia.

On the July 21 episode of FCW Televison, Naomi teamed up with Caylee Turner in a winning effort defeating Audrey Marie and Kaitlyn in a diva-tag-team match. On the October 9, 2011, episode of FCW Televison, Cameron Lynn and Byron Saxton accompanied McCray to ringside during her match against the debuting Leah West.

At the October 23 episode of FCW Televison Tapings, McCray teamed with Cameron Lynn in a winning effort defeating the team of Caylee Turner and Kaitlyn when Naomi pinned Turner after a leg lariat. On the December 11th episode of FCW Televison, Naomi challenged Audrey Marie for the FCW Divas Championship but was unsuccessful in capturing the title.

On the August 31 episode of NXT, it was announced that she would be part of the third season of NXT under the name Naomi with Kelly Kelly as her pro.

Naomi debuted on the September 7 episode of NXT, as a face. On the September 7 episode of NXT, she won the "Dance Competition" and a "Capture the Flag" contest and also teamed with her mentor Kelly Kelly to face fellow rookie diva Maxine and her pro Alicia Fox in winning effort when Naomi pinned Maxine.

On September 21 episode of NXT, Naomi unsuccessfully competed in the "Talk the Talk" challenge after which was won by AJ Lee and later that day she teamed up with Kelly Kelly and Jamie in a winning effort defeating LayCool and Kaitlyn with Vickie Guerrero in their corner.

On October 5 episode of NXT, Naomi and unsuccessfully competed in a "Mechanical Bull Riding" contest and a "Talent Show" contest.

On October 12 episode of NXT, Naomi with Kelly Kelly was defeated by Alicia Fox with Maxine in her corner, and Naomi unsuccessfully competed in a WWE Name that Tune contest and won the "Power of the Punch" contest.

The next week on NXT, Naomi won the "WWE's Who's That Body" and the limbo contest (although host Matt Striker incorrectly declared Naomi the winner without her successfully completing the round Maxine failed).

On October 26 episode of NXT, Naomi defeated Maxine in a singles match, and unsuccessfully competed in a "Halloween Candy" contest.

On the January 9, 2012 episode of Raw, Naomi returned to television along with Cameron as one of the dancers and valets for the returning Brodus Clay.

Naomi made her WrestleMania debut at WrestleMania XXVIII alongside Cameron during a segment with Clay.

At the pre-show of the TLC pay-per-view on December 16, 2012, Naomi participated in her first televised WWE match since NXT by winning a "Santa's Little Helpers" battle royal to become the #1 contendership to the Divas Championship

During the pay-per-view, in her first singles match since NXT, Naomi lost to defending champion Eve.

On the March 15 episode of Smackdown, The Funkadactyls were attacked backstage by the recently returned Bella Twins.

On the March 22 episode of SmackDown and the March 25 episode of RAW, they attacked the Bella Twins.

On the March 27 episode of WWE Main Event & the April 1 episode of Raw, The Funkadactyls were defeated by The Bella Twins.

It was announced on March 27 that at WrestleMania 29, the Funkadactyls, Clay and Tensai would team to face Cody Rhodes & Damien Sandow and the Bella's in an 8-person tag-team match.

Their scheduled match at WrestleMania 29 did not happen, as it was revealed that they were cut.

Although they were cut from WrestleMania, the next night on RAW; they & Tons of Funk defeated The Bellas and Team Rhodes Scholars.

On 22 April's edition of RAW, Naomi competed in a No.1 Contenders Battle Royal, but she was unsucessful.

On the April 29 episode of Raw, Naomi was defeated by Brie Bella following "Twin Magic" but then Cameron complained with the referee disqualified The Bella Twins despite not seeing the switch.

In relation, The Bella Twins focused on attacking Cameron for costing them the win.

McCray was born and raised in Sanford, Florida. Ever since she was 10 years old, she knew she wanted to be both a performer and entertainer. She is currently engaged to Jimmy Uso.

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