The WWE Divas

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  • Topic: World Wrestling Entertainment, Mickie James, John Cena
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  • Published : October 8, 2012
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WWE Divas: Mo
Following WWE Extreme Rules in April, WWE is once again going through a period of dry, predictable, and almost passable programming. The Rock is off filming new movies, Brock Lesnar is working a very selective contract, and many of the WWE mainstays are enduring injuries or serving suspensions. Nonetheless, one program that has truly kept me intrigued and watching weekly has been the dynamic between CM Punk, Daniel Bryan, and AJ Lee. Most unexpectedly, it isn’t CM Punk’s pipe bombs or Daniel Bryan’s phenomenal ability to wrestle in the ring that is keeping the feud fresh and unpredictable. Although Bryan and Punk have done their part to make this rivalry stimulating and watchable, it is AJ that has been the main component in keeping this program white hot and an absolute blast to watch. Week in and week out, AJ is the energetic character that people are tuning in to watch. The fans, whether they be casual, “marks,” or anything in between have been watching to see just what on Earth AJ is going to do next. For the first time since Kharma’s short reign of dominance before taking a leave of absence due to her pregnancy in early 2011, I have never been excited to see a WWE Diva on my television screen. Besides Kharma, I have not been as motivated to watch Divas action since Mickie James, Trish Stratus, and Lita were all regulars in the division together in 2006. From 2006 to the present day, Divas have gotten the least amount of recognition and time on television than anyone else. Divas have traditionally been handed two to five minutes of wrestling per week and have gotten rarely any character development. The last WWE Divas I remember for their characters are LayCool, but that’s it. Very few Divas in the past six years have been even remotely fascinating. However, AJ Lee’s recent performance has helped me realize one vital point…. This inferior treatment of the Divas has been anything but their own liability. While I have always respected and...
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