“Oh S**t, Wow” – Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Reacts to His Doppelganger Police Officer

Published 08/31/2021, 7:30 AM EDT
ANAHEIM, CA – AUGUST 14: Actor Dwayne Johnson of MOANA took part today in “Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios: The Upcoming Films” presentation at Disney’s D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim, Calif. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)


We all have heard urban legends about doppelgangers. It seems WWE legend and Hollywood Superstar Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson have found his match! It is none other than a police officer.

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Since last week, pictures of Eric Fields, an Alabama police officer, have gone viral on the internet. Fields bears an uncanny resemblance to the superstar. The pictures were first posted on Morgan County Sheriff’s Office’s Facebook page.

They went viral after a TikToker, ‘chandlerelyse,’ made a video about it. The video has garnered 1.9 million views as of now, with 358.1K likes. Thanks to Eric’s huge build, bald look, and smile, it is impossible to distinguish who’s who.

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The viral video reached The Rock recently. The superstar was extremely excited about finding his doppelganger as he tweeted, “Oh sh*t! Wow. Guy on the left is way cooler. Stay safe brother and thank you for your service. One day we’ll drink Teremana (Rock’s tequila brand). and I need to hear all your “Rock stories” because I KNOW you got ‘em.”

You can check Rock’s response below –

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Who is Eric Fields, the lookalike of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson?

As we mentioned earlier, Fields is a 37-year-old patrol lieutenant at Decatur, Alabama’s Morgan County Sheriff’s Office. While Johnson is billed at 6’4 and weighs 260 lbs, Eric is reported to be 6’2” and 230 lbs. Fields’ Twitter account says he has 17 years of experience.

According to an AL.com report, Fields previously worked at the jail, investigated crimes, and worked with the special victims unit. Alongside this, Fields worked with drug endangered children.

During his service, Fields got promoted to corporal, sergeant, and lieutenant. As a part of his lieutenant duties, Fields is a firearm safety instructor and works to help novice officers with tactical training. He is also a sworn deputy U.S. Marshal.

When asked how does he respond to the comments regarding his resemblance, Fields revealed he takes it as ‘a running joke’. “I’ve been called The Rock and Vin Diesel’s love child,” Fields said. “I go along with it. It’s humorous. It’s flattering. It could be worse people, I guess.”

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Fields often entertains fans and friends. “If it comes up and somebody says that, I’ll play along. I really couldn’t be anybody but me. I’m just glad I could be part of someone’s happiness and laughter,” he said.

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What do you think of this uncanny resemblance? Let us know in the comments below.

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Angana Roy

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Angana Roy is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports, having published more than 800 professional wrestling articles. She is currently pursuing higher studies in English language and literature from the University of Calcutta and has over three years of experience in journalism. As a life-long fan of the sports entertainment brand of pro-wrestling, her work consists of live coverage of weekly shows, PPVs, speculating the future course of storylines and everything in between.

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