Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Isn’t Averse To Becoming President

After conquering WWE wrestling and then becoming one of the biggest faces in Hollywood, the Rock is now contemplating taking on the White House.


It isn’t unheard of for actors to try their hands at politics. After all, Ronald Reagan served the United States as president for eight years. Arnold Schwarzenegger became the 38th governor of California, and Al Franken is still going strong as a Minnesota senator.

Now, it seems Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson would also like to have a go for greener pastures — in his case, the White House.

“I'll be honest, I haven't ruled politics out. I'm not being coy when I say that, but at the moment I am not sure. I can't deny that the thought of being governor, the thought of being president, is alluring,” Johnson told GQ.  “And beyond that, it would be an opportunity to make a real impact on people's lives on a global scale. But there are a lot of other things I want to do first.”

This isn’t the first time the former WWE wrestler has hinted about wanting to take on the White House.

In March, Johnson said he was open to run for president “one day,” tweeting:


However, he has posted that day wouldn’t come anytime soon.


As always, Twitterati gave their two cents on his comment.




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The Rock isn’t the only celebrity who’s thinking about a presidential run.

Last year, rapper Kanye West announced at the MTV Video Music Awards that he would run for president in 2020. And obviously, the potential face-off between West and Johnson has social media in a flurry.






It might sound a bit far-fetched, but if Donald Trump becomes the Republican presidential nominee while making vows to impose a Muslim ban and getting Mexicans to pay for a wall, the Rock running for president won’t seem that far-fetched.

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