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5 shocking storylines the WWE said no to

Thomas Lowson
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The Rock had a great match with Hulk Hogan but was not the Hulkster's original opponent.
The Rock had a great match with Hulk Hogan but was not the Hulkster's original opponent.

The WWE is all about entertaining the fans and giving the millions (and millions) of fans in the WWE Universe something to remember.

The company have plenty of methods to give fans something to remember, including incredible athletes, compelling stories, and shocking twists.

Whether it be Vince McMahon as the higher power, Stone Cold turning on the fans at WrestleMania X-Seven, or Brock Lesnar conquering The Undertaker's undefeated streak 13 years later, the WWE are no stranger to having shocking ideas, for better and for worse.

But then, there are some ideas, so shocking, that the WWE doesn't even want to put them on their shows, with fans left wondering that simple question: What if?

Here are five shocking storyline ideas that the WWE said no to, and why they never made it to TV.

#5 The Lunatic and Lee

Many fans would have loved to have seen these two as a power couple.
Many fans would have loved to have seen these two as a power couple.

If you pop onto Tumblr or any site similar, you'll no doubt find plenty of WWE fanfiction.

Eager members of the WWE Universe writing stories of their favorite Superstars, often having their top Superstars hook-up.

Well in 2012, the WWE nearly made one of these 'ships' come true, with former writer Kevin Eck claiming that the WWE were considering pairing AJ Lee and Dean Ambrose together.

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Two favorites in the mind of online fans, the plan was for the pair to meet at a mental asylum, and fall in love, before debuting as a couple on RAW.

The idea was quickly scrapped, however, and whilst no definitive answer has been given, it has been reported Lee rejected the idea of using a mental asylum.

Instead, the couple never emerged, and Ambrose debuted with the Shield that November.

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