Talk about a girl who loves a good fight!
When Rosie Perez visited, Rach couldn't resist asking her about a love they both share — boxing!
Fun fact: Rosie loves boxing so much, she's known as the “First Lady of Boxing!”
But, while she's a megafan of the sport, she's not a boxer herself.
"No, I don't like to get hit in the face," Rosie jokes.
Rach, on the other hand, used to LOVE to get into the ring!
"Years ago, when I first started in food and I was working in production kitchens, my food produce guy was a Golden Gloves champ and he had a boxing gym," Rach recalls. "And he played Donna Summer and really cool disco music, and he got all the ladies in town to come to his gym… I used to box all the time!"
She adds, "I loved being in the ring — I loved punching! It's just fun."
Rosie couldn't agree more. "It's a great form of exercise and also, a form of discipline," she says. "It teaches you to be tenacious and committed to whatever goal you are setting for yourself."
Plus, she loves having Rach as a fellow lady who loves the sport! "I'm so glad that you said you're into boxing cause there are a LOT of women who are into boxing."
"It's a very empowering thing," Rach agrees.
And romantic? Fun fact: Rosie was sold on her husband, Eric Haze, by his willingness to share her enthusiasm for the sport.
"We were going to see [Floyd] Mayweather versus Canelo [Alvarez] in Las Vegas, and he said, 'Hey, why don't we get married after the fight.' And I was like, 'OH MY GOD!'"
"And did you?" Rach asks.
"YES!" Rosie screams.
As the story goes, after the 2013 match, the “In Living Color” alum and the artist stayed at the MGM Grand hotel-casino, then woke up the next morning and eloped! They now live in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn.