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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

LOS ANGELES: He's been named "sexiest man alive" and "world's highest paid film star" --  now Dwayne Johnson can celebrate being accepted into the Hollywood establishment with a Walk of Fame star. The 45-year-old football player turned wrestling pro and then actor sported a sharp black suit and was joined by longtime partner Lauren Hashian and their almost two-year-old daughter Jasmine at the ceremony on Hollywood Boulevard. "I didn't want to write anything down. I figured this is such a monumental moment and…

WWE legend ‘The Rock’ may run for US Presidency

WASHINGTON: It’s no fake news as Donald Trump may assume it to be. WWE legend ‘The Rock’ has revealed his plan to run for President of the US in next elections. The cult hero – real name Dwayne Johnson – made the shock announcement in an Instagram post yesterday. He described the idea of attempting to become the most powerful man in the world in 2020 as “very alluring”. The Rock said he wanted to be president as it was “a great opportunity to help people”. He said: “Interesting piece from The Washington Post on…

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson named ‘sexiest man alive’ by People

Whatever Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is cooking these days is piping hot. Or so says People magazine, which on Tuesday named the wrestler-turned-actor this year's "sexiest man alive." Johnson, 44, whose famous catch phrase in the ring is, "Can you smell what The Rock is cooking?", said learning about his new title put him in a quandary. "What went through my mind was just how cool and exciting it is," Johnson told People. "And then I thought, 'Wow, we’ve pretty much reached the pinnacle.’ I’m not quite too sure where we…

‘The Rock’ talks a future in politics, including potential White House run

LOS ANGELES: After parleying a professional wrestling career as "The Rock" into leading roles in Hollywood, Dwayne Johnson is entertaining the idea of jumping into the political ring, including perhaps even a run for the White House someday. Johnson, 44, who stars in the upcoming Disney animated film "Moana" as the voice of demigod Maui said the excitement surrounding last week's presidential election had renewed public interest in him running for office. "I love my country, I'm extremely patriotic and I also feel,…

YouTube signs up ‘The Rock’ for new pay channel

CANNES: YouTube has signed up the world's highest paid actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Doug Liman, the director of "The Bourne Identity", to make shows for its subscription service, it said late Monday. The Google-owned video giant said that former wrestler Johnson, who shot to fame in "The Fast and the Furious" films, will produce a series called "Lifeline" about an insurance company that sends its agents 33 days forward in time to prevent the deaths of its customers. Liman, who also directed "Mr and Mrs Smith", will…