Dwayne Johnson: I Am ‘Absolutely’ Considering Running For President

Angelo Anderson
July 13, 2018

Johnson dropped by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to discuss his new movie, Skyscraper, but the pair got a bit off topic.

The Rock acknowledged that his Fate of the Furious co-star "was going through some stuff in his personal life" at the time, per Us Weekly, indicating that Tyrese was less upset at The Rock and more in an emotional spiral due to his custody battle with ex-wife Norma Mitchell. They also traded People's Eyebrows before Johnson serenaded everyone with a Samoan song.

"I know you're not particularly a political person but people have talked to you about whether you would run for political office yourself because people love a victor, you seem like a victor and you exude great confidence".

When asked about the fan campaign for The Rock to become president, Johnson says he takes it very seriously. "So when that started picking up, of course when I'm asked, yes, I have incredible respect for our people and our country, so I would consider it", Johnson clarifies. But at the same time, Stephen, I mean look, I'm not delusional at all. "I need that thing... oh, experience", he said. The Skyscraper star said he is now lacking the experience needed to do the job which he would need to learn before making a leap into politics. "So if that were to happen in a 2024, 2028, I would have to go to work and get some experience, you know, and understand policy".

Dwayne Johnson would need more "experience" and a better understanding of "policy" before making a serious bid for the USA presidency. During the appearance Colbert brought up an old Tweet from The Rock that he issued out an hour before then-President Of The United States Barack Obama announced Osama Bin Laden had been killed.

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