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AJ Lee reveals she had to pay for WWE tryout

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Former WWE Superstar and iconic Divas Champion AJ Lee recently spoke to the State Of Mind podcast. Lee discussed several topics during the interview, including the reveal that she had to pay to try out for WWE.

‘I also paid to tryout, which is such a gimmick,’ AJ began. ‘But it worked, I got hired. I don’t think I was supposed to succeed.

“I think I was good in the ring and I was supposed to train the other girls that were way hotter to go TV. Then I just got really lucky, I got popular with the fans” AJ Lee concluded.

AJ has been a huge pro wrestling fan for the majority of her life, so it is not a shock that she would pay to even get to try out for the company she desperately wanted to be signed to at the time.

AJ Lee on WWE tryout

RAW is broadcast each and every Monday night, and fans in the United Kingdom can watch the show with a monthly BT Sport subscription.

SmackDown is also available on BT Sport every Friday; again for fans who are subscribed to the monthly service that can sometimes be bundled with BT Broadband.

NXT 2.0 and WWE NXT UK are available to watch on Tuesdays and Thursdays respectively on WWE Network in the United Kingdom. The shows are also available on Peacock in the United States.

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