Dwayne Johnson has revealed that people often thought he was a girl growing up.
During an appearance on the Sunday Sitdown with Willie Geist podcast, the former pro-wrestler, 49, opened up about his childhood — saying that he often got picked on at school for having “soft features.”
The Baywatch star described one moment on his first day of fifth grade on the school bus.
“I sit down next to a kid, and within 60 seconds, he goes, ‘Can I ask you something?'” Johnson recalled. “I said, ‘Yeah.’ He goes, ‘Are you a boy or a girl?’
“I would say between the ages of seven and 11, people thought that I was a little girl because I had really soft features and I had really soft Afro hair.”
Johnson also didn’t rule out a possible future in politics. “If the time comes where there is a good amount of people who want to see that happen, then I’m going to consider it,” he told Geist.
Johnson, who is currently worth US$87.5 million (approx. $113.4 million), is the world’s highest-paid actor, according to Forbes. His new sitcom, Young Rock, details his life in the lead-up to his pro-wrestling career and stars Bradley Constant and Aussie talent Lexie Duncan.
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