WWE's Cathy Kelley couldn't hide her excitement and took to social media to share her feelings about the unexpected mention of AJ Lee during the WrestleMania 40 Kickoff Event. The heartwarming shout-out not only thrilled fans but also showcased the enduring legacy and respect for AJ Lee within the WWE community, as Kelley's reaction highlighted the camaraderie and affection that WWE personalities share for one another.
AJ Lee, a celebrated former Divas Champion, is married to CM Punk, who co-hosted the event. During his introduction, he was affectionately introduced as AJ Lee's husband, a nod that brought a touch of personal connection to the event.
Unfortunately, CM Punk, also known as The Second City Saint, is currently on the sidelines due to a right triceps injury sustained during the Men's Royal Rumble match, with a recovery timeline stretching over several months.
AJ Lee Mention Reaction
The moment when Michael Cole referred to CM Punk as "AJ Lee's husband" during the WrestleMania 40 Kickoff Press Event prompted Cathy Kelley, a backstage interviewer for WWE RAW, to express her joy on X/Twitter.
Kelley's tweet read, "An AJ Lee namedrop on the #Wrestlemania XL kickoff makes my heart happy," highlighting the warmth and camaraderie within the WWE community. CM Punk's recent WWE in-ring return at the Royal Rumble was marred by an injury following a Future Shock DDT from Drew McIntyre.
This event led to a heartfelt moment shared by Punk, where he discussed his wife AJ Lee's reaction to his injury in a WWE YouTube video. He conveyed the emotional support and understanding between them, emphasizing AJ Lee's constant presence and care through his past surgeries and challenging times.
In related news, following the WrestleMania 40 Kickoff Press Event, Triple H announced on X that Cody Rhodes is set to face Roman Reigns in the highly anticipated main event of WrestleMania, adding another layer of excitement to The Grandest Stage of Them All.
This development in the WWE universe not only highlights the deep connections and support systems within the wrestling community but also sets the stage for thrilling matchups and storylines as WrestleMania 40 approaches.