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Dwayne Johnson: President of the U.S. is alluring, says actor of political ambitions

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Dwayne Johnson has been known by many names, including The Rock, Hobbs, Hercules, Roadblock, and now Doc Savage. But might he add President of the United States to that list? 

“I’ll be honest, I haven’t ruled politics out,” Johnson told GQ U.K. in a new interview. “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.”

He continued, “And beyond that, it would be an opportunity to make a real impact on people’s lives on a global scale. But there are a lot of other things I want to do first.”

Johnson wouldn’t be the first celebrity to enter politics, though he may have some competition with Kanye West. Arnold Schwarzenegger became governor of California, Angelina Jolie was named Goodwill Ambassador for the UNHCR, and Donald Trump is the GOP frontrunner for the latest presidential race. 

If Johnson does run in the future, here’s hoping his campaign slogan is “Rock the Vote.”