AJ stepped down from her General Manager duties on October 22, becoming embroiled in a scandal storyline with John Cena .  Vickie Guerrero alleged that they had an affair and presented various material over the next month to support her claim.   AJ and Cena repeatedly denied the accusations and eventually formed a relationship,   though Cena quickly grew reluctant due to her erratic behavior.  Meanwhile, Cena feuded with Guerrero's client, Dolph Ziggler , over Ziggler's Money in the Bank contract .  During their match at TLC on December 16, AJ turned heel by interfering and pushing Cena off a ladder, causing him to lose.  She solidified a relationship with Ziggler the next night on Raw and they teamed together against Cena and Guerrero in the main event, which ended in disqualification after the debuting Big E Langston attacked Cena on her behalf.  Subsequently accompanied by Langston as her bodyguard,  she explained that Cena had "toyed with" her emotions and "broke her heart", so she helped Ziggler "break" him.