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Katherine Webb

A.J. McCarron Upset

Over GF's Sudden Fame

1/9/2013 1:55 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

2:07 PM PT -- Katherine has released a statement to TMZ confirming she cancelled 8 interviews scheduled for today ... but says, "My decision to cancel the interviews was not made at A.J.'s request."

Katherine says she decided to pull out because she feared her relationship with A.J. will be viewed as a "celebrity status" thing ... instead of a real, legitimate connection ... and worries that the misconception could spell doom for the couple.

"I want it to be about me and him," Webb says ... adding, "He's a guy I can see myself having a real future with."


Katherine Webb has gone off the grid ... banning herself from speaking to ANY media outlets ... partly because her superstar QB boyfriend A.J. McCarron is upset that he's been overshadowed by Webb's hotness.

Of course, Webb -- Miss Alabama USA 2012 -- shot to instant fame Monday night, when ESPN announcer Brent Musburger pointed her out in the crowd and RAVED about how insanely attractive she is.

Since the game, Webb's gained more than 100k Twitter followers and has been getting hit up by media outlets from around the country -- including the "Today" show and various entertainment news shows.

But sources close to Webb tell us ... McCarron made it clear to her -- he's not happy that the media is ignoring his accomplishments on the field. We're told Webb is taking her relationship seriously and thinks the publicity could torpedo things with A.J.

In fact, we're told one major media outlet showed up to Webb's front door this morning looking to speak with Katherine ... but she turned them down. We're told she also backed out of several interviews that were already scheduled.

Sources connected to the situation tell TMZ ... Donald Trump -- who owns the Miss USA competition -- got word of Webb's self-imposed media blackout ... and decided to get involved.

We're told Trump talked her into appearing on the "Today" show -- but she won't budge when it comes to doing any other PR.

Sources close to A.J. tell us ... the QB has made it clear to friends he wants to keep his private life private. One source tells us A.J. isn't jealous of Katherine, but wants to keep the spotlight on his team and their accomplishments.


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Well, it's too late, you already got Trump involved. Sucks to be you.

652 days ago


Really??? He should be flattered. She's not only beautiful, she seems level headed as well.

652 days ago

William j    

I rather see this smoke show plastered all over tmz than that fat tizzun lover kardashian!!

652 days ago

I am Spartacus    

Don't worry A.J., she's the flavor of the week. By next week nobody will remember her unless TMZ keeps shoving her down our throats. Most publications got their Katherine Webb fix in yesterday and that's all you heard about. She's an attractive girl but there were at least 100 girls in that stadium that night who are 10x better looking. Johnny Football's chick is hotter.

652 days ago

charlei harper    

what a quarter back wuss....not enough room in the lime light for you BJ??? I mean AJ??? sorry easy mistake...

652 days ago


So he has a hot girlfriend and instead of embracing that, he lets his insecurity and jealousy show? What a douche?

652 days ago


LOL whatever poor little AJ is JEALOUS, sounds like a douchebag to me and she seems like a no backbone coward they sound perfect for eachother!

652 days ago


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652 days ago


He's a douche. He think his career as a quarterback is more important than her future career as a whore.

652 days ago


if u want to keep your private life private then u shouldnt be the qb of alabama and has a friggin gf whos uncommonly attractive. enjoy the spotlight and stop bitchin ya douche..

652 days ago


He better lighten up or she's going to be at wing stop with Darnell Dockett.

652 days ago


So basically, he's a selfish azz who wants all the attention on himself and NOT on her. Nice.

652 days ago


Honestly, he should let her do as many interviews as she wants, as long as he can pop in randomly and say "I put my penis in that!"

652 days ago


I just don't think she's all that great looking.

652 days ago

Charlie Sheen's Watch    

Too late dude. Your chic is now community property. She is going to dump this guy in a heart beat. Now that she has the attention of guys with real money.


652 days ago
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