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The Rock might be serious about running for President

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When Donald Trump became President of the United States, a segment of Americans started talking about how, well, maybe literally anyone could become President so why not former WWE star The Rock? He was flattered by it at first, then chose to fan the flames, and now here we are.

Just recently, he gave an interview to Variety stating he’s “strongly considering” a run at the top office, but not until 2024 because that’s when his schedule clears up enough for it:

“It was never something that I trumpeted and beat my chest and ever said publicly, ‘This is what I’m going to do,’ but as that story picked up, Americans picked it up and there was this sentiment of, ‘We’re not joking, and we would really love the idea if you would run.' In that, I knew I had to listen to the people and really, really think about it. That’s where I’m at right now — I’m well aware politics is not the business I’m in, so the best thing I can do is continuing to listen and learn as much as I can. I’m continuing to watch our presidency and watch how every new development is handled. I continue to watch our leaders in government, and like all Americans, I continue to be hopeful that our leaders exhibit poise, perspective and the ability to bring our country together during these tough times — which I don’t feel our presidency is currently doing — so that’s where I’m at.”

(Insert joke about hitting Rock Bottom here.)

I just don’t know, folks. Hopefully the new Jumanji is a pretty good movie.

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