The Rock Privileged To Give His People’s Choice Award to Make-A-Wish Recipient

Published 12/13/2021, 8:00 AM EST


The Rock is one of the greatest WWE superstars of all time. He changed the landscape in WWE during the Attitude Era and brought in many fans.

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After WWE, Rock became Dwayne Johnson, the Hollywood actor, and he’s never looked back. He has become one of the highest-paid stars in Hollywood, and his films have grossed billions at the box office.

However, one thing that hasn’t changed is his humble and noble nature. Johnson has been a charitable man who knows what it’s like to grow up with hardships. That is why he is always looking to give back as much as possible.

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Dwayne recently attended the People’s Choice Awards and swept most of his nominated awards. He also won the People’s Champion award of 2021.

The Rock always called himself the people’s champ, but now it’s official. However, another act during his speech certified that he was worthy of winning the award.

He revealed that he’s been granting Make-A-Wish wishes for decades during his speech. It is a non-profit organization that aims to fulfill the wishes of children who suffer from critical illnesses.

Johnson revealed he was fulfilling a wish for a girl named Shushan. She desired to come to The People’s Choice Award with The Rock.

He talked about Shushan’s journey as a survivor and her strength. So, to honor that, The Rock dedicated his People’s Champion award to her. Rocky said, “You represent everything that it means to be a people’s champion, so this is for you,”

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The Rock talks about dedicating his award to Shushan

Post The People’s Choice Awards, E! News tweeted on their official account about the heartfelt moment between Shushan and Rocky. They even called the moment their favorite from the entire award ceremony.

Rocky retweeted E! News’s tweet and thanked everyone for keeping it as the surprise of the night. He once again dedicated the moment to Shushan.

He said, Privilege for me to do this. Thank you, everyone, for keeping this the surprise of the night. Shushan, this one’s for you #peopleschampaward.”

Many fans reacted to the tweet and praised Dwayne Johnson for his actions.

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Some called him the ‘best and most inspiring celebrity on the planet.’ While another Twitter user said he will forever be the people’s champion.

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The Rock gave Shushan the best experience of her life, which she will never forget. Moments like these remind us that humanity is still alive and that the good guys always win!

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Avani Mishra

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Avani Mishra is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports. Avani has been a WWE fan since 2008. Her all-time favorite wrestler is John Cena, who is the first wrestler she ever saw on TV.

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