Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is one of the biggest stars in the world and although he has only teased his run for president in the past, in a new interview he admitted he made a no more.
Speaking to Vanity Fair, the 49-year-old actor / producer / businessman said he has spoken to people in the political arena and has done “a small amount of research and analysis. to see where it is [support] come and see what it might look like in the future. “
Johnson revealed: “The indicators are all very positive, for example in 2024 and, for example, in 2028.”
The former pro wrestling star confirmed that he hadn’t 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. “
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“I care deeply about our country. I care about every American f-king that bleeds red, and that’s it. And – there’s no illusion here – I might have some decent leadership qualities, but that doesn’t necessarily make me a great presidential candidate. This is where I am today, ”Johnson confirmed.
The “Jungle Cruise” actor last spoke about his political aspirations in April on “TODAY”. “I have this goal of uniting our country,” he told host Willie Geist. “I also think, if that’s 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.
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“I am passionate about making our country united because a united country, as we know, is the strongest, and I want to see that for our country,” he concluded.
Johnson also responded on social media to a poll that claimed he would have massive support Americans if he actually established and led a presidential campaign.
“I don’t think our founding fathers EVER considered a six-foursome, bald, tattooed, half-black, half-Samoan, drinking tequila, driving a pickup, dude carrying a fanny pack joining their club – but if it ever does happen it would be my honor to serve you the people ” Johnson tweeted at the time.
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The actor isn’t known to speak often about politics, but broke his own protocol last year to support Joe Biden for president in its first public support for a candidate.
After Biden’s victory, he shared another video on Instagram congratulating the president on his victory, admitting he felt ’emotional’ when the news broke.
“The reason I got emotional yesterday was because of what I felt my vote represented. I was talking to Lauren, my wife, we were talking about our two little daughters and that is exactly what my vote represented, ”he said at the time. .
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Johnson continued, “My vote represented my little girls, my vote represented humanity, my vote represented decency, it represented the values and principles that we teach our little girls and my vote too, for me, represented the importance of just being a good, decent human being and how important that is. “
Fox News’s Tyler McCarthy contributed to this report.