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Dwayne Johnson Returns
to 7-Eleven to 'Exorcise Demon'
Nov 29, 2022 5:49 PM CST
Dwayne Johnson Returns to 7-Eleven to 'Exorcise Demon'
He makes amends for shoplifting Snickers bars when he was a teenager in Hawaii
- Decades after his family left the state, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson returned to Hawaii to make amends for something that's apparently been haunting him for many years: His teenage theft of Snickers bars from a 7-Eleven on Oahu. In a video posted on Instagram , the 50-year-old
WWE Fans Don't Like Name
the Rock's Daughter Is Using
in case you missed it
Jun 4, 2022 5:05 PM CDT
WWE Fans Don't Like Name the Rock's Daughter Is Using
Simone Johnson will go by Ava Raine
- Simone Johnson—as in, Simone "daughter of Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson" Johnson—is following in her dad's footsteps, but not using his name. That last bit has some WWE fans upset. Johnson, 20, was signed by the professional wrestling organization in 2020 but has not yet made...
The Rock Slams Vin Diesel
Dec 30, 2021 11:51 AM CST
The Rock Slams Vin Diesel Over 'Manipulation'
Dwayne Johnson makes clear he's not returning to 'Fast & Furious' franchise
- Relations just got icier between two mainstays of the
Fast & Furious
franchise. In an interview with CNN , Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson slammed co-star Vin Diesel over a recent Instagram post by the latter. In that post, Diesel implored Johnson to return to the franchise, and Johnson then called...
The Rock Just
Sep 27, 2020 11:55 AM CDT
The Rock Just Got Political
The muscle-bound actor releases a video with his first-ever political endorsement
- Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson won't be playing it safe this election year. The actor and ex-wrestler called the 2020 vote "critical" on Sunday and said he's backing Joe Biden and Kamala Harris—his first-ever endorsement of a political candidate, Fox News reports. "I've got...
What 'The Rock'
Sep 3, 2020 6:29 AM CDT
What 'The Rock' Is Changing After Getting the Virus
Actor's family gets it, will rethink having people over
- The latest celebrity to reveal his COVID-19 struggle: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. The actor and former wrestler says his "entire family" tested positive for the coronavirus after close family friends, who didn't realize they were infected, came to visit. While Johnson and his wife had a hard...
Has a New
Reason to Smile
Aug 12, 2020 10:03 AM CDT
'The Rock' Has a New Reason to Smile
Dwayne Johnson is highest-earning male actor yet again, thanks in part to Netflix
- The box office isn't what it used to be since the coronavirus pandemic took hold. But thanks to Netflix, actors are still raking in the big bucks. A quarter of the $545.5 million in combined earnings for the 10 male actors that make up
' highest earners...
The Rock Now Owns
a Football League
Aug 3, 2020 2:01 PM CDT
The Rock Now Owns a Football League
He partners with RedBird Capital in $15M XFL deal
- So far, the new XFL isn't exactly the luckiest league in the history of sports—because of the pandemic, all games were suspended five weeks after its launch this year and it filed for bankruptcy in April. But new owner Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson says he is going...
Is Dead at 75
Jan 16, 2020 6:17 AM CST
The Rock's Famous Dad Is Dead at 75
Rocky Johnson, father of Dwayne Johnson, reportedly died at home after illness
- WWE Hall of Famer Rocky Johnson, father of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, has died at age 75. Sports journalist Dave Meltzer broke the news, later confirmed by the WWE , in a Wednesday tweet , per
. Born Wayde Douglas Bowles, the Canadian competed in the National Wrestling Alliance before joining...
'The Rock' Reveals
Big Personal News
Aug 19, 2019 8:59 AM CDT
'The Rock' Reveals Big Personal News
Dwayne Johnson marries girlfriend Lauren Hashian
- They've been together for more than a decade and already have two children together, so longtime fans of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson shouldn't be too surprised at his Monday morning reveal: He and Lauren Hashian got married in a small ceremony in Hawaii, reports Entertainment Tonight . The...
Here's What Critics Are
Aug 2, 2019 11:50 AM CDT
Here's What Critics Are Saying About
Like stupid movies? You just might like 'Hobbs & Shaw'
- "We're gonna need cars and guns." What else would you expect from the first
Fast & Furious
spinoff? Behind the wheel of David Leitch's
Hobbs & Shaw
are Dwayne Johnson (Hobbs) and Jason Statham (Shaw), who first did battle in 2015's
. Here, the...
'The Rock' Couldn't Make Teen's
Prom. He Still Came Through
Apr 24, 2018 9:20 AM CDT
'The Rock' Couldn't Make Teen's Prom. He Still Came Through
'I couldn't believe it. I was so surprised,' says Minnesota's Katie Kelzenberg
- An eastern Minnesota teen who asked her celebrity crush Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson to prom got a huge surprise when he actually responded, per the AP . Stillwater Area High School senior Katie Kelzenberg asked the actor to "Rock" it with her at the school's May 5 prom...
Opens Up About
Apr 2, 2018 3:40 PM CDT
Dwayne Johnson Opens Up About Depression
And his mom's long-ago suicide attempt
- In February, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson revealed on Instagram that when he was 15, he saved his mother from a suicide attempt. In a new interview with the
, he opens up about that—and his own struggle with depression. "She got outta the car on Interstate 65...
Jan 7, 2018 11:40 AM CST
The Last Jedi finally slips after three weeks at the top
- Move over
, there's some new box office champs this weekend.
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
has topped the charts after three weekends in theaters, and newcomer
Insidious: The Final Key
opened in second. Columbia Pictures said Sunday that the Dwayne Johnson-led
is estimated to have earned...
Too Bad No One
May 26, 2017 8:48 AM CDT
Too Bad No One Could Save
'Did it have to be this inane?'
should have stayed off the big screen. Though audiences appear to mildly enjoy director Seth Gordon's big-screen revamp, giving it a 62% rating on Rotten Tomatoes , critics are drowning it in bad reviews for a 19% rating. Here's what they're saying:
Is America Ready for Dwayne
'The President' Johnson?
May 10, 2017 7:45 PM CDT
Is America Ready for Dwayne 'The President' Johnson?
Actor says 'real possibility' he runs for office
- Is America ready for President The Rock? In a fairly delightful profile of Dwayne Johnson in
, the wrestler-turned-movie star talks about his possible future in politics. It started with an opinion piece in the
last year that stated Johnson could be an actual presidential candidate. At the...
Under Armour Boss,
Celebs at Odds
Feb 10, 2017 8:52 AM CST
Under Armour Boss, Celebs at Odds Over Trump
Kevin Plank called Trump 'a real asset'
- Celebrities sponsored by Under Armour are speaking out after the company's CEO praised President Trump this week, triggering #BoycottUnderArmour to trend on Twitter, per the
San Jose Mercury News
. In an interview with CNBC Tuesday, CEO Kevin Plank said he's "a big fan" of the "pro-business...
For Only 2nd Time,
Sexiest Man Alive
Isn't a White Guy
Nov 15, 2016 9:21 AM CST
For Only 2nd Time, Sexiest Man Alive Isn't a White Guy
- Congratulations are in order for Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (apologies, again, to Ryan Gosling). The world's highest-paid actor has been named
's Sexist Man Alive for 2016, becoming only the second black man ever chosen and the first in 20 years. The mag previously came under...
World's Highest-Paid Actor:
Ex-WWE Star 'The Rock'
Aug 25, 2016 11:21 AM CDT
World's Highest-Paid Actor: Ex-WWE Star 'The Rock'
With $64.5M paycheck; Jennifer Lawrence tops women actors with $46M
- The Rock, Jackie Chan, and Matt Damon walk into a bar … and the Rock should probably pay for drinks, as the actor otherwise known as Dwayne Johnson has been named the world's highest-paid male actor by
. Thanks to 2015 earnings of $64.5 million (his largest payday...
Your Top-Earning Actor Is...
Jul 22, 2014 8:59 AM CDT
Your Top-Earning Actor Is...
Robert Downey Jr., again
- For the second year in a row , Robert Downey Jr. has snagged the top spot on
' list of Hollywood's highest-earning actors. Once again, he's estimated to have earned $75 million between last June and this one, and once again, a large part of that is probably...
12 Celebs Who Are
Mar 29, 2014 9:28 AM CDT
12 Celebs Who Are Terrible Tippers
Allegedly, at least
- Most celebrities are fairly rich, but that apparently being wealthy doesn't guarantee you're also generous. Radar rounds up 40 celebrity cheapskates, who've done everything from skip out on bills to renege on charity donations. Here are the 12 bad tippers from the list:
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