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Dwayne Johnson still coy about his presidential aspirations

Dwayne Johnson still coy about his presidential aspirations

So, I said Allow me to seriously think about this and then I will offer you guys a real and respectful answer.

"A lot of people want to see a different leadership today - no, I'm sorry, not different, but a better leadership today", Johnson said.

After hinting at a potential USA presidential run in GQ's comedy issue earlier this month, Dwayne Johnson shed light on his presidential plans while sitting down with Jimmy Fallon.

Johnson sat down with Jimmy Fallon on the "Tonight Show" Thursday to talk about the possibility of America one day having "The Rock", wrestler-turned-pop culture icon, as president, an idea that drew enthusiastic cheers and applause from the studio audience. "I've really been blown away".




So, it sure sounds as though Johnson is leaving the door open for the possibility of running for office. "And how, the surge and the groundswell since then has really been incredible!"

"Yeah, of course I would consider it", Johnson said when the question was posed to him.

"Personally, I think if I would become a president, keeping my cool will be the most important thing. I get up early at a ridiculous hour, I go to work, spend time with the troops, take care of my family, I love taking care of people, and I think that kind of thing resonates with people today".

Johnson said he has been amazed by the "surge and the groundswell" of attention he has received since mentioning he'd consider running in a GQ interview. Then he dropped this, which sounds an terrible lot like a campaign slogan: "More poise, less noise".


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