slideshow: six things you should know about WWE Diva AJ Lee

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slideshow: six things you should know about WWE Diva AJ Lee

  • AJ is a big fan of cosplay (dressing up as comic book or video game characters). She's dressed up as a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle in one match and as Kitana from the video game Mortal Kombat in another.
  • In her own words: "I’m not the coolest person in the world. I’m not the sexiest Diva or the strongest Diva. I know who I am. I’m not the most popular person and I’m kind of dorky and I’m someone you can see at your school or as your neighbor, and I think people like that."
  • AJ is an avid video game player: her favorite video games include Batman: Arkham City, Final Fantasy 10 and Metal Gear Solid. Lee said it was a dream come true when she found out she would be a downloadable character in the video game WWE 13.
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  • AJ Lee stands 5'3", making her three inches shorter than Rey Mysterio, Jr and nearly two feet shorter than Big Show.

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  • AJ stands for April Jeanette. The 25-year-old, whose real name is April Jeanette Mendez, was born and raised in Union City, New Jersey. Her parents are from Puerto Rico.
  • WWE Diva AJ Lee is having the best year of her life. She has become one of the biggest draws in WWE, she was named general manager of WWE Raw, and she makes her video game debut in WWE Raw. Here are six things you should know about rising star AJ Lee.
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  • Lee, who is currently the general manager of WWE RAW, says she wants redefine what it means to be a WWE Diva: "I'm not the girl who has perfect hair or wears makeup. I want to represent that."
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