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Rare Photo Shows a ‘Skinny’ Dwayne Johnson and Ex-Wife Dany Garcia Hanging Out With Arnold Schwarzenegger, During His Reign as Governor of California

Published 10/06/2022, 8:30 AM EDT

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The first thing that comes to mind when discussing Dwayne Johnson is his enormous physique, which he has developed over the years and has continued to add muscle, too. Notably, his physique helped him land the roles in the action-packed movie that propelled him to mega-stardom in Hollywood.

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Although The Rock had always had a great physique, he was told to lose weight when he first entered Hollywood. And, as a result, he became much leaner than he had ever been. During that time, Arnold Schwarzenegger was one of the rare few who gave him a warm welcome in Hollywood. They were once photographed together.


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Reportedly, not many Hollywood celebrities welcomed The Rock’s entry into Hollywood, as per DJ. But Schwarzenegger was one of the few individuals who helped and supported him in his early Hollywood career. They have a close friendship, thus it makes sense that he came during the ‘Be Cool’ movie premiere.

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Notably, the screening took place in Sacramento, California, and Austrian Oak was the governor of California then. So it may have been additional considerations for his attendance apart from his status as a legendary actor.

Alongside 7-time Mr. Olympia, DJ and his ex-wife, Dany Garcia, posed for the photograph. It’s difficult to imagine DJ was this skinny, considering how muscular his body is currently.


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Did Dwayne Johnson and Arnold Schwarzenegger collaborate for a film?

Brahma Bull and Austrian Oak have a tight relationship and have worked individually on a number of action-packed blockbusters over the years. However, ‘The Rundown’ was the only movie in which both superstars appeared in the same frame. ‘The Austrian Oak’ made a brief cameo in this movie, a surprise for those who haven’t watched it. And this was the first and, unfortunately, last time to date they ever shared the screen in a movie.


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Fans are patiently awaiting their next collaboration since they have such great chemistry and are both proven icons in the action film genre. Johnson’s ‘Black Adam’ movie, which will be released in theaters on October 21st, has fans’ eyes riveted to the screen in the meantime.


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Adarsh Ojha

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Adarsh Ojha is a WWE and AEW Author at EssentiallySports. Before joining EssentiallySports, he gained valuable experience at Zee Entertainment and Awadh TV as a copywriter. An ardent fan of John Cena, Adarsh has earned his bachelor's degree in Broadcast and Communication.

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