10 On-Screen WWE Couples That Had No Chemistry

9. Ted DiBiase Jr. & Maryse

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They say the apple doesn't fall far from the tree, but this isn't always the case. 'The Million Dollar Man' Ted DiBiase was one of the most dastardly charismatic heels of the 1980s, fully embodying his arrogant rich man persona. His son, Ted DiBiase Jr. was a talented young man, this much is true, but he didn't exactly have his father's charisma.

After breaking away from the successful Legacy faction, DiBiase was expected to become a big star. He was paired with Maryse, a terrifyingly-attractive and charismatic former Divas Champion. The pairing made sense as an entitled affluent pair, but something wasn't right.

The problem lay with DiBiase, and his seeming lack of confidence in the role. The duo had zero chemistry, and the normally magnetic Maryse was completely neutered. Contrast this with her pairing with real-life husband The Miz today, and you get a real feeling of 'what could have been'.


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