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Dwayne Johnson Might Run for President Someday

But, as the former Rock told a magazine, "There are a lot of other things I want to do first."

by Helen Donahue
Jun 3 2016, 4:25pm

Photo via Flickr user Megan Elice Meadows

Dwayne Johnson, a.k.a. the Rock, a.k.a. the planet's most beloved large man, is considering making our wildest utopian dreams come true by running for president someday, British GQ reports in a profile in its July issue.

"I'll be honest, I haven't ruled politics out. I'm not being coy when I say that, but at the moment, I am not sure. I can't deny that the thought of being governor, the thought of being president, is alluring." Johnson said, adding, "And beyond that, it would be an opportunity to make a real impact on people's lives on a global scale."

So what's holding the man back? As Johnson explained, "there are a lot of other things I want to do first." The dude is pretty busy—he recently launched an alarm clock iPhone app that yells at you until you get out of bed and do something with your life and is in the middle of starting his own YouTube channel.

This isn't the first time the artist formerly known as the Rock has thought about opting for a seat in the Oval Office. In March, he cited a listicle on why he should run for president and tweeted "Maybe one day. Surely the White House has a spot for my pick up truck.."

Johnson has avoided talking publicly about politics, but over the years, various outlets have reported that he's a Republican.

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