“I Had to Break Up”, “Go on Let’s Try Again”: When Emily Blunt Saved a ‘Drunk’ Dwayne Johnson From Public Humiliation

Published 09/01/2023, 1:45 PM EDT

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Dwayne Johnson has been in the Hollywood business for several years now and is one of the most popular names in the industry. However, apart from being an actor and a former athlete, Johnson is a pure entertainer as well. A few years old video of Dwayne Johnson having a gala time recently went viral on Twitter, and had fans witness a drunk Dwayne Johnson in a state never seen in public before. The video becomes more entertaining as his co star Emily Blunt tries to manage him.

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“I drank too much”, Dwayne Johnson fumbles as he gets managed by Emily Blunt

Owner of the billion-dollar valued tequila brand Teremana, Dwayne Johnson once found himself in a vulnerable spot. During the promotions of Jungle Cruise from a few years ago, fans found Johnson trying hard to find his sobriety.

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The video going viral on Twitter saw, a visibly drunk Dwayne Johnson trying to tell a pun but failing badly every time. His co-actress Emily Blunt would come to his rescue, and manage him. Johnson would begin the pun with, “Right, so I saw a girl right? I had to break up with her.”

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As Johnson fumbled while delivering his pun, Blunt said,“You already f***ed it up.” To which, Johnson replied, ” I f***ed it up. I drank too much already this morning. “ Blunt would show her support, and encourage Johnson, “okay he’s drunk. Okay go on let’s try it again.”

However, as the 51-year-old kept failing, Blunt would claim, “See this is what I mean. Do you think he calls himself the pun-slinger. This is the worst sling of a pun I’ve ever seen.” The video portrayed a completely unknown side of Johnson.

Dwayne Johnson messing up his lines is a rare sight but humorous enough to make the fans fall on the floor laughing. Emily Blunt and Johnson share a good friendship as well, and it was evident when the former showed her belief in Johnson winning an Oscar in the future.

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Emily Blunt believes Dwayne Johnson can win an Oscar in the near future

Dwayne Johnson is known for his commercial and mainstream films. Although Johnson has won multiple awards in his career, he is yet to bag an Oscar. During Blunt’s latest film Oppenheimer’s Promotions, she made a remark about The Rock potentially winning an Oscar in the future.

She said, “I wanna see Dwayne Johnson rip the face of something in Oppenheimer. I’m telling you, I’ve told him, ‘You are gonna win the Oscar one day!’ I know it. You wait.” Blunt is a great friend and believes in Johnson’s talent. Now, only time shall tell if Dwayne Johnson could live up to Blunt’s belief in him.

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Do you guys love the chemistry and friendship between Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt? Let us know in the comments.

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Shounak Chakrabarti

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Shounak Chakrabarti is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports who brings a wealth of knowledge and a keen eye for detail to his analysis of professional wrestling. With a deep passion for the sport that dates back to his childhood, Shounak has immersed himself in every aspect of the industry, from the career trajectories of WWE superstars to their personal lives and beyond. As a journalism graduate, Shounak is a firm believer in the power of digital journalism to provide fans with a unique perspective on pro wrestling.
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