Dwayne Johnson Says He'd Run For President If It's 'What People Want'
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Dwayne Johnson has said he'd consider running for president 'if that's what people wanted'.
The wrestler turned actor has long been touted as a future presidential candidate and it seems that as time goes by he's seriously starting to consider it.
Johnson, 48, told USA Today: "I would consider a presidential run in the future if that's what the people wanted.
"Truly I mean that, and I'm not flippant in any way with my answer.
"That would be up to the people... So I would wait, and I would listen. I would have my finger on the pulse, my ear to the ground."
The actor is currently promoting his new show Young Rock, in which in the year 2032, Johnson launches his presidential campaign - so could we be about to see life imitating art?
It's certainly something Johnson has been considering for several years.
All the way back in 2017, he told The Ellen DeGeneres Show he was 'seriously considering' putting himself up for the top job.
He expanded on the idea in an interview with GQ in the same year, explaining: "A year ago it started coming up more and more.
"There was a real sense of earnestness, which made me go home and think, 'Let me really rethink my answer and make sure I am giving an answer that is truthful and also respectful.'
"I didn't want to be flippant - 'We'll have three days off for a weekend! No taxes!'"
When pressed about whether he could ever see it happening, he added: "I think that it's a real possibility."
So it look as though a 2024 presidential campaign could be on the cards.
But until he gives it a shot himself, it seems as though he's pretty happy with having Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in the White House.
In a post ahead of the election last year, Johnson revealed he had 'voted for both parties in the past' but announced he would be endorsing Biden and Harris.
In a post he wrote: "As a political independent & centrist, I've voted for both parties in the past. In this critical presidential election, I'm endorsing @JoeBiden & @KamalaHarris.
"Progress takes courage, humanity, empathy, strength, KINDNESS & RESPECT."