Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is known for his muscular physique — so getting shady ab hate mail is new territory for him.
WWE legend Johnson, 48, and his “Jungle Cruise” main woman Emily Blunt, 38, participated in a light-hearted video Q&A this week — and it was all enjoyable and video games till somebody criticized his washboard abs.
Blunt, holding a board printed with the “The Net’s Most Searched Questions” about Johnson, learn the query as: “What’s the cope with The Rock’s…flabby tummy?”
The precise query — “What’s fallacious with The Rock’s abs” — hit a nerve with the wrestler-turned-actor, who works onerous on his physique.
“That’s so f—-d up,” Johnson mentioned in response because the pair tried to giggle off their jaw-dropping shock.
“That’s f—-d up,” Blunt agreed. “Who wrote that? What’s fallacious with them?”
On a critical notice, Johnson tried to cause with the query, speculating that the typical individual is evaluating him to health gurus on Instagram which have unreal “six, eight, 12, 24-pack stomachs.”
The Rock admitted his self-named “5 and a half pack” isn’t good — due to a devastating wrestling damage in 2013 throughout a match in opposition to John Cena.
“In a wrestling match, I tore the highest of my quad off my pelvis,” he mentioned, including that the damage tore his stomach wall, requiring surgical procedure.
Blunt and Johnston, who had been interviewing one another to advertise their new film, promptly pivoted to a joking temper, making gentle of the criticism.
Johnson mentioned he wanted to repair the search engine outcomes, vowing to start out looking out “What did the Rock overcome?” to outweigh the negativity.
In the meantime, Cena, a fellow wrestler-turned-actor, lately mentioned he hopes to see Johnson again within the WWE ring quickly.
“I really like The Rock, and so do thousands and thousands and thousands and thousands of individuals,” Cena, 44, mentioned. “I feel he would heat so many hearts if he got here again.”
Nevertheless, due to his accidents, performing profession and harsh ab criticism, it’s onerous to say if “The Rock” will return to the ring the place he first shot to fame.