Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is a renowned figure in the world of professional wrestling and maintains a strong connection to the industry despite his flourishing career in Hollywood. He also loves surprising fans and other celebrities, which is what he did for Adele at the Grammys this week. Now it seems The Rock has explained how he pulled it off.
Dwayne Johnson recently walked the red carpet at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards. The Great One was also spotted interacting with Adele in a clip that has gone viral on social media.
This was a dream come true for Adele, who had made it clear on numerous occasions that she loved The Rock and would like nothing more than to meet her hero one day in the future.
While speaking in an interview with Variety, The Rock talked about meeting with Adele and went on to explain how he managed to pull off the surprise that put a huge smile on the singer’s face.
“We wanted to do something special for Adele. I know that she is a very big fan of mine and has made that clear publicly many times. But I’ve got to tell you, I am a huge fan of hers, as well — her music, her journey, her openness and directness in how she speaks.”
“I’ve always admired that about her. We were trying to figure out something to do that was going to be fun and surprise her, and we had kicked around ideas all week. The key to a surprise like that is to actually keep it a surprise.”
“Myself and the Grammys went to great lengths to make sure that Adele was authentically surprised in the moment, and she was.”
“It was just a great surprise and I was able to chat with her a little bit and her boyfriend, Rich Paul. And talk about the universe meeting our friendship halfway: I get up onstage and I open that Grammy envelope and it said ‘Adele.’
So that’s why I was able to say, ‘Get up here best friend, Adele!’ It was such a special night. And she’s such a special iconic brilliant inspiring artist who has inspired a generation and who will continue to inspire generations to come.”
I love that woman. We had a really great time tonight. I think probably the best part about it is she’s just cool — and I had never met her before.”
For what it’s worth, the WWE Universe will have to keep waiting for Dwayne Johnson’s return to the squared circle. For the time being, it doesn’t seem like The Rock is ready to return to the ring just yet.
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