Actor Dwayne Johnson says he might run for president sooner or later ‘sooner or later’

Actor Dwayne Johnson says he may run for president at some point 'in the future'

(UPI) – Dwayne Johnson shouldn’t be ruling out a run for president sooner or later.

The 51-year-old actor {and professional} wrestler mentioned the opportunity of a presidential run throughout Monday’s episode of The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon.

Johnson had stated Thursday on Trevor Noah’s What Now? podcast that political events contacted him on the finish of 2022 to debate a potential presidential run.

On tonight’s present, Johnson described the expertise as “loopy” and “wild.”

“This discuss operating for president has been within the ether for the final couple of years. It simply — it by no means stops being surreal,” the star stated.

“It was unbelievable. They got here from D.C., and we sat down.'” The ballot indicated that almost 50 p.c of People would assist my run for president. “It was simply loopy.”

Johnson marveled at how “not too way back” he was “wrestling at flea markets for $40 a match.”

“And now right here we’re, years later. “I am sitting with you, and this dialog has been introduced up,” he instructed host Jimmy Fallon. “And it is true, and I am so grateful.”

Johnson stated he would take into account operating for president sooner or later “sooner or later,” however made clear he’s centered on his household for now. The actor has two daughters, Jasmine, 7, and Tiana, 5, with spouse Lauren Hashian, and daughter Simone, 22, with ex-wife Dany Garcia.

“I’ve stated this earlier than — I am a proud daddy’s lady. I am 22, I’ve received 7 and I’ve received 5. In order that they’re all age teams,” Johnson stated. “And me being 22, I’d say we have grown up collectively. And at the moment, I used to be wrestling full time, 230 dates, 200 wrestling matches a 12 months. So I used to be at all times leaving.”

“I do know what it means to have a profession that takes me away from being a father. And this time, with my 7- and 5-year-old, I need to be a father. And that’s the most essential factor for me,” he added.

Johnson additionally mentioned his return to WWE wrestling and confirmed that he’ll play Maui within the live-action remake of Moana.

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