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Dwayne Johnson talks possibility of political future

News Agencies | Updated on: 13 October 2021, 10:32 IST
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson

Hollywood star Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, who has teased his run for president in the past, admitted in a new interview that he has taken his plans one step further. According to Fox News, while speaking to a magazine, the 49-year-old actor said he spoke to people in the political arena and carried out “a small amount of research and analysis. to see where that support was coming from and see what it might look like in the future. “

Johnson revealed: “The metrics are all very positive in 2024, for example, and 2028, for example. The former pro wrestling star confirmed that he had not completely ruled out the possibility of having a political future but “in the end, I don’t know the first thing about politics. I don’t know the first thing about politics. “

“I care deeply about our country. I care about every American f – king who bleeds red, and that’s it. And there is no illusion here, maybe I have qualities of. decent leadership, but that doesn’t necessarily make me a great presidential candidate. That’s where I am today, “Johnson confirmed. The” Jungle Cruise “actor last spoke of his political aspirations in April on the show “TODAY.” “I have this goal of uniting our country,” he told host Willie Geist, adding, “I also think that if it is what people want, then I will. “

Johnson went on to note that the ability to unify Americans is a necessity for the longevity of the nation. “I am passionate about making our country united because a united country, as we know, is the strongest, and I want to see this for our country,” he concluded. Johnson also responded on social media to a poll that claimed he would receive massive support from Americans if he launched and led a presidential campaign.

The actor isn’t known to speak often about politics, but broke his own protocol last year to endorse Joe Biden for president when he first publicly supported a candidate. After Biden’s victory, he shared another video on Instagram congratulating the president on his victory, admitting he was feeling “emotional” when the news broke.


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First published: 13 October 2021, 10:32 IST