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“Nervous and Shy but I Managed”: Dwayne Johnson Ignores Influential People Around Him to Make a Young Superfan’s Day

Published 08/23/2022, 3:00 PM EDT

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Dwayne Johnson is arguably one of the warmest personalities. Ever since his wrestling days, he has always maintained a friendly nature towards his fans and has loved interacting with them. Different meet and greets have always been organized where fans directly get to their favorite wrestlers.

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However, The Rock has always ensured that none of his fans stay sad. Over the fast days as well, he has been constantly reaching out to his fans on social media or meeting them to make up their day.


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In the latest video published by Dwayne Johnson on his Instagram, he is seen walking toward the young fan and greeting him with a warm gesture. DJ then continued to speak with the child, “Buddy! how you doing?”, and asked the kid’s name.

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The Rock said he was supposed to meet him and complimented the young fan by calling him a “really cool kid.” The Rock interacted with the child and made the young fan’s day.


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However, it is not the first time, Dwayne Johnson interacted directly with a fan to make their day. A few days back, he had responded to a letter, a young fan of his left in his hotel. While he also took time to create a video response to another fan of his for his birthday who lost 100lbs over the course of a year.

Dwayne Johnson is rumored to face Roman Reigns at WrestleMania 39


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Hollywood would be hosting WrestleMania 39, and there are rumors flying for The Rock to return. For long now, it has been rumored that The Rock would face Roman Reigns at Grandest Stage of Them All. The last time, The Rock returned was at WrestleMania 32, where he faced Erick Rowan.

As per reports from Dave Meltzer, The Rock is heavily rumored to go off against Roman Reigns at WrestleMania 39. Meltzer reported, “It’s the plan. It’s 100 percent the plan for this year [WrestleMania 39]. But the idea is, it’s the plan if he can do it. We’re still months away, months and months away. So many opportunities and things like that may come up that are far more important than WrestleMania.”


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Written by:

Shounak Chakrabarti


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Shounak Chakrabarti is WWE writer at EssentiallySports. With a degree in Journalism, he wants to stand tall as an objective journalist. An avid fan of wrestling from childhood, Shounak has followed the sport from its very core and Seth 'Freakin' Rollins just happens to be his favorite wrestler.
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