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5 Reasons Why Dwayne Johnson Could Become the Next US President

Published 12/08/2023, 7:27 PM EST

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Many movies and other works of fiction saw the President of the United States going against an alien invasion to save the people. Due to this, people have often wondered what would happen if Mr. President were physically strong while being courageous and intelligent at the same time. However, this might soon be a reality.

While the alien invasion part might not be a reality anytime soon, the part where the President is someone who is buff and courageous could see the light of day. Hollywood icon, Dwayne Johnson has been rumored to be in the running for the next President of the country. Apart from being strong, other reasons make him a potential candidate.

Everybody knows Dwayne Johnson

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You have to be living under a rock if you don’t know who Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is. The star has left a mark in every sector possible. While he is mostly known for his work at WWE and in various Hollywood projects, he is also known in the sportswear industry, he is a prominent name in the liquor industry thanks to his liquor business, thanks to Teremana Tequila. He also owns XFL, a minor American football league.

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Almost everyone loves him. Even if someone is not much into sports, any movie-goer would be able to immediately recognize him. Since his debut in Hollywood, he has proven to be a bankable name for various filmmakers. Due to this, he has been seen in many movies and television shows. This includes fan-favorite movies such as the Fast and the Furious franchise and the Jumanji franchise, as well as other movies he’s produced and acted in. Due to his various businesses and numerous Hollywood projects, he has become a prominent name and a very influential person.

The Rock’s entertaining mic skills

Fans who watched WWE during the Attitude Era are familiar with The Rock’s mic skills. This skill of his has been commended by many, with even veteran wrestler Hulk Hogan commenting on it. There have been many instances where fans were left awestruck by the way he would cut a promo or leave a fellow wrestler speechless. Apart from that, he always had the skill of keeping the listeners engaged. He has been known as an incredible public speaker.

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This skill of his has worked in his favor so far. One of the major tasks the candidates have to take up is going on campaigns. “The Brahma Bull” can keep the fans hooked with his speeches as he has done before in various ceremonies. Apart from that, with his conversation skills, he might be a delight to watch during live television debates while he is campaigning.

A decent chunk wants him to run for President

Even though he had said in the past that the thought of being a mayor or The President is alluring, he has clarified that it is something he is not currently looking at. However, it looks like fans of the Black Adam star want him to take up the role of The President. While speaking with Trevor Novah in his podcast, he revealed a number so staggering, that even he was not able to believe it. According to him, back in 2022 “the parties” approached him to run for the role of The President, that is both the Democrats and Republicans had approached Johnson to run for POTUS as their respective candidate.

To back up this offer, they had the results of a survey conducted back in 2021. In the poll that had 30,000 individuals, 46% of them saw him as the next President. Johnson further added that the poll results were not the only data they had. According to said research, the political parties told him that if he ever goes down the road, he would be the real deal. This hints that if he ever announces to run for the role, he will have a lot of support from political allies and his fans.

Dwindling faith in past and current leaders

The last two President of the United States have faced significant criticism during their runs. While Joe Biden is still the current President, entrepreneur Donald Trump served before him from 2017 to 2021. The current race for President for the 2024 election sees both the former and the current President trying to make it take on another run as President.

The two have faced a fair share of criticism over past years. Amidst all this, people want someone who they could bank on. And the next reason highlights why Dwayne Johnson will be a good fit.

Johnson is the giving type

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One thing that Dwayne Johnson is known for apart from his WWE career and his movies is his philanthropic work. It all started with the Rock Foundation. This foundation serves as a steady support for underprivileged children. Apart from providing financial support, the foundation works in various other areas. This also includes promoting a healthy lifestyle in growing children. He has also been an active supporter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Apart from meeting with kids who have terminal illnesses, he makes sure to provide financial aid if required.

He is also known to support other organizations actively. Back in 2017, when Hurricane Henry hit the state of Texas causing massive damage, the star came forward to donate $25,000 to the American Red Cross. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Johnson along with Under Armor donated $1 million worth of PPE kits to frontline workers. Apart from that, he has helped various students complete their education by providing financial support to them.

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All this makes him a viable candidate to become the next US President. Would you like to see The Rock layeth the SmackDown in the White House? Let us know in the comments.

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