“I Just Saw a Little Twinkle in Your Eye”: Dwayne Johnson Playfully Teases Kevin Hart by Taking Sasha Banks’ Name

Published 10/22/2023, 6:30 AM EDT

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Sasha Banks is beautiful, smart, strong, and whatnot. The 31-year-old former WWE superstar has etched her name in the wrestling business. She has a gigantic fanbase, who loves and admires her. But it looks like one of her biggest fans is Kevin Hart.

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During an interview, Dwayne Johnson teased Hart by taking Banks’ name as if he was teasing a high school boy by talking about his crush. It was pretty evident Nash was sort of blushing, signaling that he does have a soft spot for the former multi-time women’s champion in WWE.

Kevin Hart can’t help but turn beet red when Dwayne Johnson teases him

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Kevin Hart interviewed his best friend and fellow actor Johnson on Season 3 Episode 9 of Hart to Heart. During the interview, ‘The Rock’ fondly recalled his time in wrestling, emphasizing the positive changes in the industry that have led to increased support and inclusivity for female wrestlers.

While discussing, the comedian star casually mentioned Sasha Banks. This led Johnson to tease him playfully during their conversation. Hart asked why Johnson gave him a queer look, which led DJ to respond with, I just saw a little twinkle in your eye, that’s all.”

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Johnson implied Hart has a thing for women who are “beautiful, gorgeous, bada**.” Banks ticks all the boxes, which is why Hart likes her. Hart kept denying his feelings for Banks, but the fans could clearly see the way his cheeks turned red and eyes lit up when Banks’ name entered their conversation.

There is not much information on how close the two superstars are. However, it is known that they are friends, as they comment on each other social media posts once in a while.

Hart had the opportunity to enjoy some quality time with the former WWE superstar as she appeared as a guest on his show.

Sasha Banks and Kevin Hart engage in a lightsaber Duel

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The fans haven’t seen Banks and Hart on the same screen except for once. The former WWE superstar was the special guest on Hart’s show, Cold as Balls. It was the season premiere of Hart’s YouTube series. During the show, ‘The Boss’ battled the Hollywood comedian/actor in a lightsaber duel.

People witnessed Hart with a red toy lightsaber, whereas they watched Banks wielding a green one. In Season 2 of The Mandalorian on Disney +, Sasha played the role of Koska Reeves. So Hart adding the lightsaber battle segment to his season premiere show made it even more entertaining.

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Monika Thapa is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports, who brings a unique blend of fluency in language and passion for the sport to her writing. Having been a fan of WWE since her childhood, Monika writes thought-provoking articles that offer readers deeper insights into the lives of their favorite superstars. She believes that WWE superstars present valuable life lessons that readers can learn from, as seen in her recent piece on Ronda Rousey's workout video.
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