To give you even more of an idea of just how bad things were becoming for her, AJ Lee left WWE despite being in line for a push. She was supposed to have started a feud with Nikki Bella after Wrestlemania, and there was a very good chance that she would have captured the Divas Championship. Management was forced to change plans at the last minute. They pushed Naomi, even though the front office was not fully behind her.
April 13, 2015
Word going around right now is that AJ Lee knew that she was going to be retiring after Wrestlemania but she opted to keep that a secret from the front office. Had she done that, then WWE would more than likely have her lose at the pay per view. The fact that AJ left the company so abruptly is a sign that she has no intentions of ever returning. She knows the business well enough to know that there would be backstage heat towards her.
April 7, 2015
After the shock of her retirement announcement wore down a bit, the internet wrestling community then began to speculate about the reason why AJ Lee was leaving her dream job in WWE so soon. One of the more discussed reasons was that the diminutive diva is pregnant. That appears to be unlikely, as the front office would never allow her to work at Wrestlemania and the following Monday Night Raw in that condition.
April 4, 2015
While she kept it a well guarded secret from the internet wrestling community, AJ Lee knew that she was going to be retiring from WWE approximately a week before Wrestlemania. Some have noted that her celebration with Paige after their victory was a bit different. AJ gave her partner a longer than expected hug and whispered, "I love you." The feeling is that she knew that it would be her final big moment in the company.
April 3, 2015
Even though it was something that has been discussed over the past year, AJ Lee has surprisingly decided to retire from WWE. The announcement comes shortly after she worked her final Wrestlemania match. Some have stated that she had lost a lot of passion for the business due to several things. Others are stating that she is retiring because it would help resolve some of the relationship issues she is having with CM Punk.
April 3, 2015
During a recent interview, Stephanie McMahon acknowledged that despite everything that she has done in WWE, she has never competed at Wrestlemania. She stated that she has not ruled out that idea just yet. However, the timing has to be right and the story has to make sense. That means that the creative department could be seeking out a diva to groom for that potential role next year. AJ Lee would have been perfect this year.
March 25, 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
Monday Night Raw is being held in New Jersey tonight, and a very familiar face is backstage at the moment. AJ Lee is scheduled to make her return to WWE this week. The belief is that she will end up teaming up with Paige at Wrestlemania to take on Nikki Bella and Brie Bella. Unless plans are changed during the day, the program should be started on television tonight. AJ recently made headlines by bashing Stephanie McMahon and the company.
March 2, 2015