Logan Paul Feels Like a “Sc*mbag” for Sharing Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Story

Published 06/22/2022, 12:00 PM EDT
MIAMI, FL – JUNE 6: Logan Paul meets with the press following the Mayweather vs Paul: Bragging Rights boxing event on June 06, 2021, at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Logan Paul has been long trying to battle the demons of his controversial incident at Japan’s Aokigahara Forest in 2017. Moreover, the incident cost Paul the relationship with his idol, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. Recently, revealed that he felt bad about outing the story of his strained relationship with Johnson.

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Paul was talking at the ‘True Geordie’ podcast hosted by Brian ‘Geordie’ Davis. In conversation, Geordie asked him about the status of his relationship with Johnson. Paul mentioned that Johnson wanted nothing to do with him after the incident. Further, he added, “I totally got where he was coming from. You know, I was so disappointed like in myself. Like, real disappointment in myself. And, so I vowed to get better.”

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Moreover, Paul mentioned that he was unable to secure his bond with Johnson. He said, “I just, I don’t know, I just wanted to be able to build a relationship with Dwayne that didn’t end up happening.”

Geordie further asked him if he tried contacting Johnson. Paul mentioned that Johnson, in fact, tried to contact him through Instagram. He said, “I did not reach out, he did, maybe like 5 months ago. No 3 months ago. Like nothing ever happened.”

However, he added he has not responded to Johnson’s message. When asked if he will respond to Johnson, in due time, Paul responded saying, “I think I’m a sc*mbag for outing this story. Probably.”

But Geordie quickly reassured him he was not, as he did not talk ill about Johnson. In fact, Paul also added that Johnson is an amazing person.

When The Rock congratulated Logan Paul for his WWE performance

Logan Paul teamed up with The Miz for his WWE debut at WrestleMania 38. Additionally, the duo scored a scintillating victory against Rey Mysterio and his son Dominik Mysterio.

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MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA – JUNE 06: Logan Paul wears a Charizard Pokemon card chain as he enters the ring for his contracted exhibition boxing match against Floyd Mayweather at Hard Rock Stadium on June 06, 2021 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images)

‘The Rock’ was impressed with Paul’s performance in his debut fight. Meanwhile, Paul had posted a video of himself at WrestleMania 38 on his official Instagram account. Johnson congratulated him by commenting on his post and mentioning that he is proud of Paul.

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Joshua Ben Joseph

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Joshua Ben Joseph is a Boxing writer for EssentiallySports. He started his career as an editorial cartoonist and holds a BFA degree with a specialization in Animated Filmmaking and Screenwriting from AISFM, Hyderabad. An avid lover of boxing history, Joshua believes his writing extends his lifelong adoration for combat sports.

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