Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s Advice Is Perfect for Any Generation!

By desk3Jun 18, 2019, 22:18 IST
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s Advice Is Perfect for Any Generation!

This time the Generation Award from host Zachary Levi. In case you didn’t already guess, congratulations are in order for Dwayne Johnson.

While accepting his special trophy, Dwayne couldn’t help but recall his early days in Hollywood when people weren’t sure what to think of him. Between his success in the WWE and on the big screen, Dwayne certainly proved the doubters wrong.

HE said “When I first got to Hollywood, Hollywood, they didn’t know what the hell to do with me. I mean, I was half black, half Samoan, six foot four, 275 pound pro wrestler,” he recalled. “I was told at that time you gotta be a certain way. You gotta drop some weight.

You gotta be somebody different. You gotta stop working out, stop doing the things that I love. You gotta stop calling yourself ‘The Rock.'”He continued, “For years I actually bought into it because you think, oh, that’s what—that’s what I’m supposed to do. I was miserable doing that so I made a choice. The choice was I wasn’t gonna conform to Hollywood. Hollywood was gonna conform to me.”

The Generation Award celebrates beloved actors whose diverse contributions to both film and television have turned them into household names.

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