Merriam Webster states that the definition of affair is, “a matter occasioning public anxiety, controversy, or scandal”.
Now, lets me run through a few affairs or moments that I know to be scandalous and inappropriate. Bill Clinton spending some time in the office with Monica Lewisky. Marion Jones, who won five medals at the Sydney Olympics but accomplished the feat thanks to the magic of steroids. Of course how can any of u ever forget Mel Gibson anti-semitic rant.
Now let break down the whole “scandalous” nature of the AJ Lee and John Cena’s relationship. On May 1, 2012, Cena filed for a divorce. It been since July that his marriage has officially ended and even his ex-wife attorney, Raymond Rafool, said in a statement that “All matters [in the divorce] have been settled and resolved amicably.” While AJ Lee has been single since her break-up with her former trainer, Jamar Shipman AKA Jay Lethal.
Which means we absolutely know that John Cena and AJ Lee are single.
Considering they are single, leads to the conclusion that they can do whatever they want as consenting adults. They’re not cheating on any significant other, or are they violating any rules. There has never been an announcement by the fictitious Board of Directors on general mangers dating wrestling personals.
Theodore Long had an on-screen girlfriend, Kristal. Yes, that Kristal that attempted to marry Long but he had a heart attack during their wedding. Oh, shall we not forget that Vickie Guerrero had a relationship with Edge during her time as General Maneger of Smackdown. So, this means AJ Lee was allowed to date John Cena.
This leads me to the conclusion that the affair is not even an affair. It is a relationship which involved two single adults. Nothing scandalous at all, not an once of scandal was found in their relationship which coincidentally is the same amount of me giving a damn about this ridiculous storyline. This storyline borders on pure lunacy!
If AJ was dating another wrestler say, Danial Bryan or maybe she entered a relationship with CM Punk which then leads to an affair to Cena would actually be a scandal. It would actually make fans give a damn but considering the WWE has giving the fans no foundation into believing the storyline, which leads to all the fans not investing anything into it.
Oh, want to know what a real scandal would be? How about Kristen Stewart kissing Rupert Sanders, while she was dating Robert Pattinson. What makes it really scandalous is the fact that Sanders is married with two children. Twilight fans were outraged, sadden and spewing venomous words towards Stewart and Sanders.
While in the WWE, fans are snoring during the scandal angle. So, no there is absolutely nothing SCANDALOUS about the “affair” and it just makes fans want to watch Monday Night Football.