More On AJ Lee/Michelle Beadle Incident & The Fallout From It

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Following up on our earlier report, we're told AJ Lee is in the "cathouse big time" following an incident at Wednesday's WWE Tribute to the Troops taping involving NBC's Michelle Beadle.

Beadle, a sports reporter and host for NBC Universal, was brought to the taping to represent the network. She joined WWE workers in greeting troops and acted as host for the NBC special set to air on December 28, 2013. Below is a photo of Beadle at a WWE Superstars for Reading Celebration:

">@MichelleDBeadle joined

.@MichelleDBeadle joined @WWE Superstars for a Reading Celebration at @JBLM_PAO. #WWEatJBLM@JBLMMWRpic.twitter.com/2hnGAVkWyU

— Tribute to Troops (@TributeToTroops) December 11, 2013

">@WWE Superstars for a Reading Celebration at

.@MichelleDBeadle joined @WWE Superstars for a Reading Celebration at @JBLM_PAO. #WWEatJBLM@JBLMMWRpic.twitter.com/2hnGAVkWyU

— Tribute to Troops (@TributeToTroops) December 11, 2013

">@JBLM_PAO. #WWEatJBLM

.@MichelleDBeadle joined @WWE Superstars for a Reading Celebration at @JBLM_PAO. #WWEatJBLM@JBLMMWRpic.twitter.com/2hnGAVkWyU

— Tribute to Troops (@TributeToTroops) December 11, 2013

">@JBLMMWR pic.twitter.com/2hnGAVkWyU

— Tribute to Troops (@TributeToTroops) December 11, 2013

While it remains unknown what exactly happened, Beadle had an interaction with CM Punk backstage at the taping. AJ Lee approached her and began essentially cutting a promo, similar to what she does on television regarding the "Total Divas." It was then company officials stepped in and scolded her for her behavior. Beadle not only made reference to it but apparently accused Lee of castrating her boyfriend CM Punk:

The heat was so hot on AJ Lee we're told she was nearly fired on the spot over it. However, CM Punk is irate about the whole thing and feels AJ Lee shouldn't have heat for "playing her character." We're told Punk hasn't been happy lately and this entire incident just upset him further. You can view a photo of Beadle interviewing a member of the military below:

">@wwe #jblm#troops Watch us 'twerk' December 28th. NBC pic.twitter.com/sI9ELUT6EI

— Michelle Beadle (@MichelleDBeadle) December 12, 2013

It'll be interesting if this incident has any effect in the outcome of the WWE Divas Championship at WWE TLC. While Natalya is actually favored to go over in the match, the company has enacted punishment on a worker in the ring by having them drop a title due to backstage heat. We're still gathering more details and will have more later.

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