Per this 2012 storyline, TNA President Dixie Carter and wrestler A.J. Styles had been working together in secret to help out their pregnant, drug-addled friend, Claire Lynch. Things took a shocking turn when Lynch announced to the world that Styles was the father and urged him to take responsibility for their child.
Oh, and it was then revealed by Lynch that the whole thing was a ruse cooked up by evil heels Daniels and Kazarian in an attempt to tarnish Styles' good name. She'd never been pregnant in the first place. Lynch promptly disappeared from TNA TV, never to be seen again.
How embarrassing was it? Almost everything about this angle sucked. Styles (who is deeply religious and married with children in real life) was clearly not comfortable with the storyline, something that was obvious on TV. If TNA had to do this angle, did they have to pick someone so unsuited for it?
It didn't help that the woman playing Claire Lynch seemingly learned all her acting skills from films like Troll 2 and The Room. Seriously, she made Bo Dallas look like an Emmy Award winner.
Logic Loopholes: Male celebrities can often be targeted with false paternity claims that lack credibility. Similar to Justin Bieber, all Styles really needed to sort this mess out was get a good lawyer who would force Lynch to take a DNA test and expose Daniels and Kazarian. So, why didn't he?
Is it remembered? Well, it's a 2012 Gooker Award winner (a fan-voted, not-so-prestigious trophy created by journalist R.D. Reynolds for the worst wrestling angles of that particular year).
Did it have any redeeming features? Despite the woeful material, Kazarian and Daniels were pretty funny.