Black Adam‘s Dwayne Johnson shares the heartwarming reason while not running for president. Also known by his former wrestling name “The Rock”, Johnson has found fame and success as an action movie star. Since beginning his film career in the early 2000s, Johnson has starred in a string of blockbuster hits, including: The mummy returns, Moana, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and the Fast and furious movies.
Although his father, famed wrestler Rocky Johnson, is from Canada, Johnson was born in California and holds both American and Canadian nationality. After graduating from college, Johnson played briefly in the Canadian Football League before embarking on his wrestling career in the 1990s. He has since settled in Los Angeles, where Johnson lives with his three daughters. In addition to his acting career, Johnson has been involved in philanthropic endeavors and has spoken out politically in support of the Democratic Party. While publicly supporting Joe Biden in 2020, Johnson hinted at his own interest in running for the presidency and possibly one day in the near future.
In a CBS News Sunday morning show interview with tracy smith, Johnson confirms that he will not run for president and states that he does not want to be away from his children. In the music video posted to his Instagram account (above), Johnson explains that while he loves his country and has been approached by many people about the prospect, he has already experienced the pressures that a busy career can put on family life. “I know what it’s like to not always be there as a father, because of a relentless work schedule‘, the actor wrote in the caption.’I’ll never let that happen again.”
What’s next for Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson now that he’s not running for president?
Johnson’s family life isn’t the only thing that keeps him busy these days. The actor’s schedule seems to be filled with acting and production activities. His latest movie Black Adam is due out this fall, while his next holiday movie, red, is currently in pre-production and The king has been announced for 2023. Johnson also co-founded his own production company, Seven Bucks Productions, which is working on a variety of upcoming projects, including currently self-titled sequels to the commercially successful Red notification and Jumanjic movies.
It’s no surprise that his fans may have gotten excited about the idea of ”The Rock” as the future POTUS. Although Johnson’s eldest daughter, Simone Johnson, is currently starting her own wrestling career, his two youngest daughters are still under ten. While they may be disappointed, the public certainly can’t stand Johnson’s decision to focus on the family, and can at least take comfort in the fact that the Black Adam star will not give up his film career just yet. Black Adam is scheduled for release on October 21, 2022.
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