recently made an appearance on the JRE (Joe Rogan Experience) episode no 2063. The former WWE superstar turned actor and entrepreneur was making his first appearance on the podcast. The conversation between and Johnson touched upon their shared love of working out, and hard work in their professional lives and included stories from his early wrestling days!
Prior to the podcast Johnson and Rogan went through a workout session along with other comedians like Shane Gillis and Tony Hinchcliffe, amongst others. However, Rogan’s post on Instagram about the session has caused fans to slam The Rock! The comments indicate that the community isn’t thrilled about Johnson and his appearance. Let’s take a look at what the netizens had to say.
Dwayne Johnson ranks as one of the highest-paid actors in the world. According to Forbes, The Rock has a reported worth of $270 million. His successful transition from WWE into the world of acting has laid the foundation for other wrestlers like Dave Bautista and to also find their way to Hollywood.
Fans eagerly anticipated Johnson’s appearance on the JRE due to his known charisma on the microphone. But the expectations have seemingly flipped as fans reacted negatively to his presence on the popular podcast.
In a recent Instagram post, Rogan shared a picture of the workout session he held with the Rock ahead of recording their podcast. Rogan captioned the post, ”
But fans have largely filled the comments on Instagram with slamming Johnson! Here’s how the community reacted:
Fans pointed out the Rock and his ill-received crowdfunding attempt
Others stated that his appearance was a PR move
Fans also took humorous jabs at Johnson
Reminders of past history between the two also caught a fan’s attention.
Many commenters directed pointed responses toward the Rock’s actions in Maui.
And others humorously pointed out the size difference between the Rock and Shane Gillis
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s recent appearance on the Joe Rogan Experience has sparked varied reactions from fans. With many expressing skepticism and raising questions about his actions and associations. The mixed sentiments highlight that public figures like The Rock face from their audience.
A majority of the comments pointed out the backlash Dwayne Johnson received for his actions during the Maui wildfires in August. Johnson shared a video on social media, along with Oprah Winfrey, launching a relief fund to provide aid for local residents affected by the devastation caused by the fires.
However, the response to the video was largely negative. Viewers criticized Winfrey and Johnson for soliciting donations, highlighting the fact that both are wealthy individuals compared to the people being asked to donate.
. In an Instagram post, he stated,
Johnson explained that he can relate to the people who are living ”— and also shared that he understood why the backlash was directed towards the video he shared on social media.
This incident underscores. Where actions are subject to immediate public feedback and evaluation. Negative comments on Rogan’s post about Johnson’s workout and appearance on the JRE also serve as evidence.
Do you think the Rock and his appearance on JRE was a PR move as pointed out by the fan comments? Why or Why not? Share your thoughts in the comments below!
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