Earlier today, Dave Meltzer of The Wrestling Observer reported that a backstage incident took place between WWE Divas Champion AJ Lee and Michelle Beadle at the Tribute to the Troops tapings at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Pierce County, Washington.
Lee reportedly went on an obscenity-laced tirade aimed at Beadle upon seeing her chat with CM Punk, Lee's real life boyfriend, backstage at the event. Beadle confirmed the incident on Twitter by claiming she thought Lee's outburst was a "joke," implying that Lee might have been in-character.
Beadle later responded to an angry AJ Lee fan on Twitter by saying "Hon…it was done in front of company people. I didn't say a word. I thought it was a joke."
The Observer report went on to claim that Lee's outburst did in fact take place in front of WWE officials, who were said to be very embarrassed by Lee's behavior. It is expected Lee will be disciplined in some way.