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“What the Hell Is a Buffalo Egg?”: Hours Before His Historic 7 Figures Donation, Dwayne Johnson Makes Fitness Fans Lose Their Mind Over “Cheat Meal”

Published 07/25/2023, 9:30 AM EDT

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Hollywood superstar, bodybuilding influencer, and former WWE star Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson are immensely popular in the fitness community. However, besides his motivational posts about working out and discipline, The Rock is also renowned for epic cheat meals. While Johnson remains disciplined throughout the year, he also follows a barebones diet. However, even Dwayne Johnson needs a change of palate from time to time. So at specific intervals, the actor spends an entire day eating insane amounts of comfort food.

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On July 23, hours before making “the largest single donation that we’ve ever received from one individual at one time,” to the SAG-AFTRA Foundation, Johnson shared one of his epic cheat meals. The actor uploaded a video on Instagram showing off what he was having for breakfast. However, Johnson left fans scratching their heads with one of the items on his menu.

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“I’m a freak about everything,” wrote the actor in the caption of his post. “A lil’ Sunday Funday cheat meal breakfast,” added The Rock. We don’t know what transpired in between. However, on July 24, Variety came out with an exclusive interview. In the interview, SAG-AFTRA Foundation President Courtney B. Vance revealed Johnson’s team reached out to them.


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According to reports, the A-lister made a seven-figure donation to help actors on strike. However, It was something he ate hours before the news broke that bamboozled them. “Buffalo egg white omelette, homemade biscuits with peanut butter & honey, English muffs with butter & blackcurrant jelly, blueberries,” wrote Johnson. Fans found these items a thing of mystery.


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The fitness community had no idea about the dish


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“What the hell is a buffalo egg?” wrote on puzzled fan. It was also the only thing on his menu that The Rock didn’t show in the video. Others also seemed equally puzzled until one person found the recipe on Google. However, the mysterious buffalo eggs were not the only things that astonished fans. “Holy shizzle peanut butter honey biscuits!” wrote a fan about the calorie-loaded food.

The Rock also had some fans excited about their cheat meals. “Yesssss finally tomorrow is my cheat meal after 3 weeks of diet… I just need one of this,” one fitness enthusiast commented. “That’s some Grown man eatin right there!” wrote another fan, who seemed impressed. Even the official Underarmor handle commented. “Cheat meal breakfast is the best breakfast,” they wrote.


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Sagnik Bagchi


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Sagnik Bagchi is a sports writer at EssentiallySports who specializes in American sports. He has a deep understanding of combat sports, gymnastics, and weightlifting. He holds a Master's Degree in English Literature from a top university.
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