Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s daughter is signing up for the family organization.
Through a virtual discussion with Jimmy Fallon, Johnson disclosed that his daughter — Simone, 18 — has signed a deal with WWE, the experienced wrestling business exactly where he labored just before transitioning into acting.
“She signed her agreement with the WWE, it just blows my intellect,” stated Johnson, 48. “First of all, I imply, what an honor that my daughter desires to follow in my footsteps. But, more importantly, ‘follow in my footsteps’ sounds cliché, but she basically would like to blaze her own path, which is just so critical. She wound up getting the youngest signee in the background of the enterprise.”
The “Jumanji: The Next Level” star explained that it was a extensive time coming Simone experienced been working toward it considering the fact that she was just 16.
“She was doing the job her a– off. Quietly, under the radar, in the ring, having thrown all over, and all the bumps and bruises that go with professional wrestling,” Johnson discussed. “She hung in there. I’m incredibly, extremely very pleased of her.”
Not only is Simone following in her father’s footsteps, but her grandfather Rocky Johnson and great-grandfather Peter Maivia also were qualified wrestlers. Equally had been inducted into the WWE Corridor of Fame.
Rocky died before this year at the age of 75.
In February, Simone shared a picture to Instagram, expressing her excitement at joining the WWE.
“To the little lady who fell in appreciate with wrestling & reported ‘this will be my everyday living 1 day’, this is for you,” the caption examine. “I’m humbled, grateful & prepared to work. Let’s do this.”
The image highlighted Simone wearing a grey WWE T-shirt and grinning.