‘The Rock’ for president? Dwayne Johnson considering White House run

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Actor Dwayne Johnson (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for CinemaCon)

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson revealed in an interview that a White House run is “a real possibility.”

The actor and former WWE star told GQ that he is considering running for president in 2020.

“A year ago, it started coming up more and more,” he told the magazine. “There was a real sense of earnestness, which made me go home and think, β€˜Let me really rethink my answer and make sure I am giving an answer that is truthful and also respectful.’”

After thinking about the question, he responded, “I think that it’s a real possibility.”

In June 2016, Johnson posted a Washington Post article on Instagram citing his chances if he ran for office.

Interesting piece from The Washington Post on if I ran for POTUS I could actually win. Writer Alyssa Rosenberg did some pretty good research into my background (slave descendants fighting for their freedom, Revolutionary War etc). Much more to uncover but well done. πŸ‘πŸΎ More and more pieces like this are popping up due to the Presidential election and they're cool/fun to read… I care DEEPLY about our county… and the idea of one day becoming President to create real positive impact and global change is very alluring. Buuuuut until that possible day, the most important thing right now is strong honest leadership from our current and future leaders of this country. Thanks again Washington Post. πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ πŸ’ͺ🏾

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The post read, in part, “I care DEEPLY about our country… and the idea of one day becoming President to create real positive impact and global change is very alluring. Buuuuut until that possible day, the most important thing right now is strong honest leadership from our current and future leaders of this country.”

So, that leaves the question: “The Rock” 2020?