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Amanda Michalka

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Amanda Michalka

Amanda Joy “AJ” Michalka (born April 10, 1991), often credited as AJ, is an American actress, singer-songwriter, and musician. She used to be a model prior to becoming an actress, and was best known as one-half of the duo 78violet (formerly Aly & AJ) with her sister, Alyson Michalka. AJ recently recorded the theme song for the film Secretariat, entitled “It’s Who You Are”. A video was released along with the single.

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She plays a variety of instruments such as acoustic guitar, electric guitar, piano, and bongos. She was a model for catalogs. In March 2006, she made her Disney Channel debut in the Disney Channel Original Movie Cow Belles, as “Courtney Callum”, along with sister Aly, as “Taylor Callum”. She has also made appearances on shows such as Oliver Beene, Six Feet Under, The Guardian, and General Hospital.

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She has also appeared with her sister, Aly, in the MTV film Super Sweet 16: The Movie. In 2009, she was featured in the Peter Jackson film The Lovely Bones, released widely on January 15, 2010. Michalka and her sister perform as the musical duo 78violet (formerly Aly & AJ). They have released two studio albums and a holiday album.

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The two are working on a new album, to be released in early 2011. She was cast as a recurring character into The CW series Hellcats starring Ashley Tisdale and along with her sister Alyson Michalka. The series ran for one season and was cancelled in May 2011. Michalka appeared in the 2011 film Super 8.

AJ Lee

220px-AJ-Lee-T4 AJ‘s profile on WWE.com  AJ Lee (born March 19, 1987)  is an American professional wrestler. She is signed to WWE, where she goes by the ring name AJ Lee. She served as the General Manager of Raw from 23 July 2012 to 22 October 2012, where she resigned.  AJ_Steals_the_Show Mendez enrolled in a wrestling school in March 2007, where she trained for six months before her first official match.  In the following years, she performed for several Northeast-based independent promotions including Women Superstars Uncensored (WSU) as Miss April. In WSU, she was part of the AC Express alongside Brooke Carter and the duo held the WSU Tag Team Championship once. 800px-AJ_roll-up In May 2009, she signed a developmental contract with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), and was assigned to Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), WWE’s developmental promotion, using the ring name AJ Lee. In FCW, she was Queen of FCWand FCW Divas Champion, and was the first person to have held both titles. In 2010, she was part of the third season of NXT, having dropped her last name. She became part of WWE’s SmackDown brand in May 2011, forming a tag team with Kaitlyn known as The Chickbusters.  364px-AJ_Lee A self-professed nerd and tomboy,  WWE adapted Mendez’s comics and video game fandom to her on-screen character, endorsing her as different from the typical women in the WWE and promoting her as the “Geek Goddess”.  In 2012, she was named the “Diva of the Year” as part of that year’s Slammy Awards.