April Jeanette Mendez is an American author and former professional wrestler. She is best known for her time in WWE under the ring name AJ Lee.
Neil deGrasse Tyson investigates mental health, wrestling, and more with AJ Mendez, aka AJ Lee, former WWE wrestler and author of “Crazy Is My Superpower: How I Triumphed by Breaking Bones, Breaking Hearts, and Breaking the Rules”. With co-host Chuck Nice and neuroscientist Dr. Heather Berlin, PhD. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/wrestling-with-mental-health-with-aj-mendez/ Photo Credit: © Cathy and David Photography, via theajmendez.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
We're honored to have a very special guest on FOX Sports, a former 3-time WWE Divas Champion and New York Times Bestseller, AJ Mendez Brooks! Her brand new book "Crazy is my Superpower" tells AJ's incredibly personal journey through childhood into confronting a diagnosis of bipolar disorder all leading up to her incredible career in the WWE, and we're lucky enough to discuss all of this with her. You'll laugh, you might cry, and you'll certainly be glad that you joined us for this exclusive interview on the Wrestling Compadres Slamcast, and you can follow AJ Mendez Brooks @AJBrooks SUBSCRIBE and enjoy! http://www.twitter.com/foxcompadres http://www.twitter.com/jquasto http://www.twitter.com/thewalkingdale http://www.twitter.com/carrlynbathe http://www.twitter.com/ScottNarver http://www.instagram.com/foxcompadres
AJ Mendez Brooks discusses her new memoir, life with CM Punk, and Peoples list of Worlds Most Beautiful Women. Plus, David Wild returns for a round of Will Andrew and Bryan Eat It: Stoner Food Edition.
As AJ Lee, AJ Mendez Brooks was a trailblazer in the WWE. Now that she hass retired from professional wrestling, she is looking back at her rise to the spotlight and her struggles with mental illness in her new memoir Crazy is My Superpower. In this candid interview, we talked to AJ about the new memoir, her enduring love of Kane and why she gets so excited when people are injured on Chopped. This week’s music: Intro – “Giddy Up” by Tahuna Breaks Interstitial – “Vishnu Meets Funk” and “Ancient Ritual” by Lucas Perný & Miloslav Kollar End – “Crazy” by Derek Clegg To listen to more celebrity interviews, click here: https://www.hobotrashcan.com/features/hobo-radio/audio-interviews/ Hobo Radio is part of the Peak Sloth Podcast Network. Hear more shows at PeakSloth.com.
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Mar 19th, 1987
Episode Count
5
Podcast Count
5
Total Airtime
5 hours, 39 minutes
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 019957