Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Wrestles With Presidential Bid

Responds to fans who want to see him run.
March 25, 2016 Updated: April 3, 2016

Wrestler and actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson tweeted out on March 25 a positive response to an article calling for Johnson to make a bid for to be president.

“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.

Run by conservative site the Independent Journal, the article outlines nine reasons why Johnson should run for president.

Reasons include his cross-party appeal, his huge fanbase among wrestling fans, and his family-and-conservative social values.

He article also points out that it wouldn’t be unheard of for Johnson to start a political career, pointing to Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jesse Ventura as models for him to follow.