In 2006, she was a contestant in the 2006 WWE Diva Search, which she won to earn a contract with the company.Initially appearing on the Smack Down brand, she was moved to the ECW brand in January 2007, where she formed the Extreme Exposé dance troupe with Kelly Kelly and Brooke Adams.
She won another competition, the "Diva Search Talent Show" on the 11 August episode of Smack Down! During the segment, the other women initially taunted and teased her before revealing that "it was all in fun" and part of an "initiation" of sorts.
Afterward they dragged her into the showers, fully clothed, where they proceeded to spank her while laughing.
Subsequently, she did not appear on WWE television for almost a month, reappearing on the 22 September episode of Smack Down!
and getting into a confrontation with both Kristal and Jillian Hall.
In 2008, she was drafted to the Raw brand, where she began managing William Regal.
The following year she returned to the Smack Down brand, where she formed an alliance with Michelle Mc Cool known as Team Lay-Cool.
Layla El Barrami (June 25, 1977) is an English dancer, model and retired professional wrestler of Moroccan descent.
She is best known for her time at WWE as a WWE Diva and appearing on the Smack Down brand as Layla.
Divas, and was chosen as the winner by the judges, Nick and Aaron Carter.
Despite this, The Miz, who was acting as emcee, declared Kristal the winner.
The following week, Layla made her official in-ring debut in a "Diva Trick-or-Treat Battle Royal".