Even The Rock did a double take when discovering he had a viral doppelganger.
His response? “Oh S—! Wow!” the shocked star tweeted alongside a pic of his newfound lookalike carrying a police uniform.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, 49, additionally wrote that the pictured cop is “method cooler” than him, and urged him to “keep protected” earlier than saying “thanks or your service.”
Photographs of Johnson’s uncanny lookalike surfaced on social media just a few days in the past, with retailers figuring out the officer as Morgan County Sheriff’s Workplace Patrol Lieutenant Eric Fields of Alabama.
Seems he’s garnered fairly the next.
“I’ve been referred to as The Rock and Vin Diesel’s love little one,” Fields, 37, instructed his native information outlet AL.com. “I go together with it. It’s humorous. It’s flattering. It might be worse folks, I assume.”
The police officer responded to Johnson’s preliminary tweet with a pleasant “Thanks brother & cheers,” together with a suggestion to take him up on that shot of Teremana Tequila.
Fields has mentioned there are worse folks to seem like for certain, and admitted he has even performed alongside together with his eerie resemblance to The Rock. Inspired by coworkers and associates, he’s identified to make use of the previous pro-wrestler’s catchphrase: “Are you able to scent what The Rock is cooking?”
The Morgan County Sheriff’s Division really posted about one fan encounter on Fb, writing, “This gents not too long ago bumped into Sgt. Mason and knowledgeable him he wished to satisfy our Deputy that folks say appears like ‘The Rock.’ Sgt. Mason handed that alongside and Lieutenant Fields was completely satisfied to swing by the Hartselle Walmart to see him. Tyler is one in every of their many arduous staff and it was nice to satisfy him and a few of his coworkers!”
“The blessing was actually for me as a result of he had a spirit that was simply such an awesome particular person to satisfy,” Fields mentioned. “He’s the true celeb. All people knew him and liked him. It was a blessing to me. I am going attempting to bless another person, and I come out with the blessing of assembly him. I want the precise Rock might meet this child. He’s the hometown hero.”
However Fields isn’t only a scorching cop, in actual fact, he’s been a regulation enforcement officer for 17 years in Morgan County. He’s labored on the jail, in investigations, with at-risk children and within the particular victims unit previous to being a Deputy US Marshal. Then, he was promoted to a corporal, a sergeant and now al lieutenant, and presently works because the tactical and firearms coaching teacher.
Regardless of his hunky appears, Fields is humble at coronary heart, and mentioned he isn’t attempting to be somebody he’s not.
“I don’t know. It’s flattering, however it’s additionally a bit nerve-racking so far as what others anticipate I assume,” he instructed AL.com. “I simply plan on being me. I’ll minimize up. I’m an enormous cut-up. If it comes up and any individual says that, I’ll play alongside. I actually couldn’t be anyone however me. I’m simply glad I might be a part of somebody’s happiness and laughter.”