“It’s Okay to F**k Up” – Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Reveals What It Takes to Be a Real Man

Published 10/13/2021, 9:07 AM EDT
Dwayne Johnson, aka The Rock, enters the ring to talk smack about his upcoming opponent John Cena during the WWE Raw event at Rose Garden arena in Portland, Ore., Monday February 27th, 2012. (Photo by Chris Ryan/Corbis via Getty Images)


Dwayne’ The Rock’ Johnson is a legendary wrestler and a bona fide movie star. ‘The Brahma Bull’ has been a top star who is adored by fans for his in-ring skills as well as his persona outside it. ‘The Rock’ has always been someone who has stood up for what’s right and tries to be the best he can be.

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Recently, the legendary wrestler was asked what it means to be a man. While this question could have stumped many, The Rock answered the question with utmost grace.

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He said,I think what it means to be a man is to be accountable. Is to be accountable and stand up to the mistakes you have made. It’s okay to fu*k up. It happens to all of us. And be open rip yourself open, be vulnerable. I’ve all, I’ve been there, we’ve all been there.”

“You know the benefit like doing something like that, is on the other side of that, usually is some type of progress and how important that is. It’s also in my opinion quality of being a man is doing what you say you’re gonna do. And taking matters in your own hand sometimes.”

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“But if you look somebody in the eye, you shake their hand, you give them a hug, or you give them your word, it’s important to do it, or do your best to see it through.”

This is why ‘The Rock’ is ‘The People’s Champ’

While almost everyone knows who ‘The Rock’ is, many people are unaware of his journey. From trying different personas in the WWE, to eventually becoming ‘The most electrifying man in sports entertainment’, Dwayne Johnson has done it all.

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HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – JULY 13: Roman Reigns and Dwayne Johnson attend the Premiere Of Universal Pictures’ “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw” at Dolby Theatre on July 13, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage)

Currently, The Rock is busy with various Hollywood projects and is now ready to become a ‘superhero’. Although wrestling is never far away from Johnson, and many people are speculating that Johnson might return to the WWE and face Roman Reigns.

There has not been any confirmation regarding the same, but if he does return, it would be a treat for all wrestling fans.

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What did you think of The Rock’s definition of a man? Let us know.

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Paras Pande

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Paras Pande is a UFC author at EssentiallySports who is pursuing his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication. An ardent follower of the UFC, he has been covering the sport for 2 years now. Before joining the team at EssentiallySports, Paras gained expertise as an MMA writer whilst working with Sportskeeda.

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