While the company would never publicly admit it, WWE views the divas division a lot differently than they do their male counterparts. Former writer Kevin Eck recently revealed that the creative department was instructed to not go with the typical baby face versus heel mentality when writing stories for the girls. Eck stated that it hurts the feuds when fans do not have a clear cut person to root for, such as the feud between AJ Lee and Paige.
May 1, 2015
Since the internet wrestling community is speculating about the backstage heat towards AJ Lee, WWE decided to do a little public relations work. The company decided to thank her by doing a tribute which consists of 100 of the best photos of career with them. They even included a popular hash tag that fans have been using to thank AJ on social media sites. The belief is that there is still some heat towards the former divas champion.
April 16, 2015
WWE issued a poll to their fans to see which NXT diva should be promoted to the main roster now that AJ Lee has decided to retire as an in ring performer. Sasha Banks, Bayley, Alexa Bliss, Becky Lynch and Carmella received a good amount of votes, but the majority of the audience opted to go with Charlotte, who has been waiting in line for quite some time now. The belief is that she will be promoted to the main roster before the year ends.
April 11, 2015
As soon as word spread about her departure from the company, fans started speculating on why AJ Lee walked out of WWE. She has yet to confirm any of the rumors that are floating out there. Reports have now surfaced that the final straw that led to her decision was the fact that the company supported the lawsuit filed against CM Punk by the doctor. She found it difficult to work for a company that is trying to harm her family.
April 9, 2015
In the fourth match at Wrestemania, AJ Lee picked up the victory for herself and Paige when she forced Nikki Bella, who teamed with her twin sister Brie Bella, to tap out to her submission finisher. Match was given a little more time than usual, so some fans will be pleased with that. With the way things ended, it appears that AJ might challenge Nikki for the WWE Divas Championship next month. She will more than likely regain her title.
March 29, 2015
When it comes to posting vague messages on social media, very few people are as adept at it than CM Punk. Since he is also very famous, it sparks a lot of speculations when he posts stuff. His latest comments have left fans wondering if he and AJ Lee are on the outs. The rumor going around is that the real life married couple is considering a split. Some have suggested that her being in WWE is causing some hard to avoid issues between the two.
March 24, 2015
To keep fans interested in her tag team match with AJ Lee at Wrestlemania, Paige has been soliciting ideas for team names from her social media followers. She has received some suggestions, and a couple of them have been really entertaining and humorous. Suggestions include "PaiJ", "Freaks and Geeks", "White and Nerdy" and "PMS". However, the best one so far has been "Legion of Womb". The partnership is not expected to be permanent.
March 16, 2015
In a move that was widely expected, WWE announced that AJ Lee and Paige will be teaming up against Nikki Bella and Brie Bella at Wrestlemania. The two baby faces were long candidates to be on the card because of their popularity. Management knew that it would appease the fans. The Bella Twins were also long considered as candidates to be a part of some type of divas match at the pay per view because they are the centerpieces.
March 10, 2015
A lot of wrestling fans have been speculating on the potential departure of AJ Lee from WWE. However, it should be noted that she is still under contract with the company. Unlike her husband, CM Punk, she does not want to walk away from the deal because she wants the door left open for a potential return. AJ is said to still be quite passionate about being a wrestler, so a comeback after an extended break remains a very big possibility.
February 5, 2015
Some further details have been revealed about AJ Lee and her recent visit backstage during Monday Night Raw. When asked by fans about her status, the diminutive diva revealed to them that she was still injured and not healthy enough to make a return to WWE just yet. That has led to speculations that the visit was so that she can visit with company physicians and be cleared for work. A Wrestlemania return is now being speculated for her.
January 22, 2015