Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has openly said that he is toying with the idea of running for President of the United States, but some of his fans are trying to make sure that it actually happens. On Sunday, a campaign titled "Run the Rock 2020" was set up on his behalf with the Federal Election Commission to make the 45-year-old Hollywood superstar eligible for the next presidential election.
An individual named Kenton Tilford from West Virginia set up the campaign for the former WWE wrestler, according to The Hill. Reporter Dave Levinthal shared a screenshot of the FEC form that shows the official campaign started for Johnson.
"Personally, I feel that if I were president, poise would be important. Leadership would be important," he said. "Taking responsibility for everybody. [If I didn't agree with someone] on something, I wouldn't shut them out. I would actually include them. The first thing we'd do is we'd come and sit down and we'd talk about it."
Johnson, who is registered as an independent, was asked about how he thought President Donald Trump was performing his duties. The Rock said at the time of the interview that he would want to see "better leadership."
"I'd like to see a better leadership. I'd like to see a greater leadership. When there's a disagreement, and you have a large group of people that you're in a disagreement with—for example, the media—I feel like it informs me that I could be better. We all have issues, and we all gotta work our s--t out. And I feel like one of the qualities of a great leader is not shutting people out," he said.
Johnson continued by saying: "I miss that part. Even if we disagree, we've got to figure it out. Because otherwise, I feel, as an American, all I hear and all I see in the example you're setting is 'Now I'm shutting you out. And you can't come.' [Disagreement] informs us. The responsibility as president—I [would] take responsibility for everyone. Especially when you disagree with me. If there's a large number of people disagreeing, there might be something I'm not seeing, so let me see it. Let me understand it."