Banks held the impression that she and were going to have a long title reign to bring credibility to the , with the two allegedly not being informed until the last minute that they would be the titles at.
Banks did however, come to SmackDown on October 18, as Bayley was being interviewed by.
With the win, Banks and Bayley became the first female tag team—and the fifth overall—in history to hold singles and tag team titles simultaneously.
On April 6, Banks made an appearance at as a part of 's entrance.
Her family settled in , where she began her career.
Upon her return, Banks reignited her with Lynch, which led to a match between the two at for Lynch's on September 15.