AJ Styles Speaks out on McCool’s Faith Breaker

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Former TNA triple-crown champion, AJ Styles has finally done it. The TNA star has finally responded to claims that WWE Women’s Champion, Michelle McCool stole his finisher, the ‘Styles Clash’. And well, sorry to disappoint the lynch squad but Styles’ response isn’t quite what you’d expect…

Gail Kim’s one of my really good friends, and I asked her about that and we talked about it and she (McCool) does do my move, but I’m flattered that she would think to use that move. It doesn’t bother me at all. I guess it might be different if a guy was doing it and calling it something else.

The fact of the matter is this. People know it. That’s the Styles Clash. That’s my move. I came up with it on my own. It’s okay. I understand, you gotta come up with something and there’s not a lot of moves in the world. It’s hard to be different. But it’s cool with me. Now it would be different if it was a guy in my own company.

And there you have it, folks. No doubt, this won’t make a blind bit of difference to the marks who will continue to pester poor Michelle. But if the man himself has no problem with it, neither should the fans. They will, but they shouldn’t. It just goes to show how far some of the crazies will go to hang Michelle out to dry.

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  • xMissxBellax

    Good looking, sweet, nice… why can’t I meet a guy like AJ Styles? lol. It’s cool that, he’s cool with her using the Clash. I see it as, as long as AJ’s cool with it, it’s not an issue. Move on.

  • IlaTheDiva

    That guy is way too cute <3

  • PedroPedroso17

    In wrestling, people use moves that were used before all the time, I never thought this was a big deal at all…

  • DniLChan

    AJ Styles is simply a nice, classy & respected man in wrestling world. Not to mention he is cute ^^ Love ya phenomenal 1!

  • afca

    funny how the person who used the move first doesnt seem to have a problem with it, but all the haters cant stop crying over it.

    ‘Gail Kim’s one of my really good friends, and I asked her about that and we talked about it’

    does he mean mccool or gail?

  • DniLChan

    @afca : “does he mean mccool or gail?” <— its gail of coz. Gail was quite close with AJ, Christian, Daniels etc when she was in TNA.

  • TouchOfAnEnigma

    I never had a problem with this at all. In wrestling moves can’t be ‘stolen’; they can only be used, just like every other move out there.

  • http://www.myspace.com/afemata_blood boi213

    I still think her wings of love/implant buster was a better move to use to bad wwe banned it it looks way cooler then the faithbreaker/styles clash

  • NT86

    HA that’s one for the IWC to chew on. For a couple of weeks those guys have been crying over this. I’d love to see the looks on their faces when reading what Styles said about this. He’s a great guy to have in the business – talented and humble. His response to this is class.

  • http://www.stratusfacts.com C-Ray

    While I never had a problem with McCool using the move, this will not stop the IWC from still bashing on her. They’re STILL gonna say that McCool only got where she is because of Taker. They’re STILL gonna think McCool stole the Styles Clash, despite AJ himself not having a problem with it. And some will even go as far as saying this about this site: “Man, you can’t diss Michelle McCool on here. They’ll find some way of defending her every chance they get!” I know, I’ve seen that happen on more than one occasion.

    Anyways, I’m personally glad AJ finally spoke on the matter, and like you said, Melaine, it should be put to rest once and for all, but sadly, it won’t be. The IWC is hard to please. :(

  • mah

    i respect this guy for the answer

  • Goodnightddtmnm

    Maybe Michelle thought the move was cool…and I do respect AJ for saying that. But He didnt make that move up really…In SvR Video Games its called a landing Pin. I gave it to Michelle in my SvR 2008.

    C-Ray is rite ppl r still gonna bash Michelle…Nothing us gonna change that so that just suks for Michelle all she did was put more heat on herself b cuz she didnt even know what the Styles Cash was or Aj Styles….Poor Girl does she know anything….She probably had a attidude when she first heard you know sources say Michelle is known for having attidudes at times how can a nice looking girl like her catch attidudes

  • SophStar-x

    Whilst im not really a Michelle fan, I think the hatred for her using the faithbreaker is uncalled for. So many current superstars and divas all use similar moves with variations in them. A lot of wrestling moves are recycled.

  • RKOyou

    IDC what aj says,he’s way to nice to start problems,michelle STOLE his move and she even ADMITED IT,she said she thought was cool so theres you confusion from michelle,Michelle should think of her own finisher

  • RKOyou

    Goodnightddtmnm,michelle does now who aj styles is,she said she watched TNA one time,she saw the move,thought it was cool,and learned how to do it

  • BobAnthony

    AJ Styles is cool beyond words. When I was watching TNA before it went to Spike, Styles would be out there doing the amazing, unheardof…AND YES…phenomenal. For AJ to give props to Michelle McCool, though I admit I’m not a McCool fan myself, also shows he can be the CLASSY one.

  • Matt

    He’s so graceful. I agree with him it is flattering in wrestling to have someone like a move you created enough to incorporate it into their own act.

  • WWEDivaFan09

    Lol, I knew that Allen wouldn’t give a flying rats if Michelle was using the move, so it’s good to hear him actually confirm what I believed. Most wrestlers, won’t give a flying rats color if another wrestler is using their finisher, so I don’t understand why people would think that a male would care if a female was using the move. It’s different when a male is using a males move, and when a female is using a females move.

    RKOyou – Chill out, Allen ended the pointless dispute that everyone tried to throw at Michelle, and now everyone is moving on. No need to continue on when even Allen doesn’t care, yet you, a non-wrestler cares? Lol, chill out.

  • jaj

    @RKOyou – Michelle did create her own move but it got banned remember? She modified it, so what if she got inspiration from somebody else…it happens!
    Nobody caused this much fuss about Jeff Jarrett using Flair’s Figure 4 Leglock. What about Jillian, Torrie, Ivory and the Bellas “stealing” XPac’s finisher? Look at how many people use handsprings in matches…I don’t see anyone arguing for Kelly Kelly to stop using it just because Chyna popularised the move.
    You can only be so creative in this business before you need to encorporate existing ideas into something new.

    I’m not even her fan but I think people use this as an excuse to hate McCool just for the sake of hating her.

  • jaj

    @RKOyou – Michelle did create her own move but it got banned remember? She modified it, so what if she got inspiration from somebody else…it happens!
    Nobody caused this much fuss about Jeff Jarrett using Flair’s Figure 4 Leglock. What about Jillian, Torrie, Ivory and the Bellas “stealing” XPac’s finisher? Look at how many people use handsprings in matches…I don’t see anyone arguing for Kelly Kelly to stop using it just because Chyna popularised the move.
    You can only be so creative in this business before you need to encorporate existing ideas into something new.

    I’m not even her fan but I think people use this as an excuse to hate McCool just for the sake of hating her.

  • afca

    rkoyou: if michelle stole the styles clash, then aj also stole it from crash holly….
    at least she said she saw a guy on tna doing it and she thought it was cool, she could also respond with she got the move from crash holly, and why bother if the man himself doesnt have a problem with it?

    so win-win right?