AJ Lee (AJ Mendez) is back in the wrestling business, signing on as an executive producer and commentator for WOW Superheroes.
Lee hasn't wrestled since 2015 when she left WWE due to permanent damage to her cervical spine. Since leaving wrestling, she has written or co-written multiple books and comic books and is an advocate for mental health awareness and animal welfare.
Speaking to Izzy on the WOW Superheroes YouTube, Lee explained what brought her to WOW.
"WOW is about the women. What's beautiful about women's wrestling is that they are such special creatures. We're a rare breed. My favorite wrestling has always been women's wrestling. I'll skip over the guy's match to watch the girls, my whole life. To see over the years how women have gone from being the most exciting part of the show and then you have WOW, where we are the show. We are the whole show. That is what inspired me. Also, I've gotten to be on TV, I've gotten to make my dreams come true. I'm in a new phase of my life where I'm creating. I have a production company, I'm a writer and producer. To be able to connect those two worlds; my love of wrestling and my love of film and TV, and work behind the scenes as an executive producer, I could not pass that up," she said.
New episodes of WOW will launch in weekend syndication beginning in the fall of 2022, past episodes are expected to be available on CW Seed and Pluto TV platforms in December 2021.
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