Dwayne Johnson, also known as “The Rock,” has admitted that he hasn’t ruled out the possibility of getting himself involved in the world of politics.
In an interview with British GQ, the 44-year-old movie star and WWE entertainer revealed that potentially running for office, including becoming president of the United States, is something that he feels is not too far on the horizon.
“I’m not being coy when I say that, but at the moment I am not sure,” he said. He acknowledged, however, that the thought of becoming governor or president to him is “alluring.”
“It would be an opportunity to make a real impact on people’s lives on a global scale. But there are a lot of other things I want to do first,” Johnson said.
This wouldn’t be the first time that Johnson has opened up about the possibility of him holding the highest position in the land, as he tweeted he might do so “one day.”
Cool piece on why I should run for President. Maybe one day. Surely the White House has a spot for my pick-up truck…” he tweeted to his 10.2 million followers two months ago.
If Johnson does decide to venture into the world of politics, he won’t be the first to do so. Ronald Reagan, who became the 40th President of the United States, was an actor. Action star Arnold Schwarzenegger also became the governor of the state of California.
The wrestling world is no stranger to political endeavors either, as former wrestler Jesse “The Body” Ventura served as Minnesota’s governor at one point, according to the Bleacher Report.
For now, fans of the beloved wrestling legend can expect him to return to the big screen next year. He is set to star in another film of the Fast and Furious franchise, as well as an adaptation of the comic book “Doc Savage,” which will start filming sometime in 2017.