The Rock Explains Why He Will No Longer Run for President in 2020

The Rock Explains Why He Will No Longer Run for President in 2020
The Rock Explains Why He Will No Longer Run for President in 2020

The Rock Explains Why He Will No Longer Run for President in 2020

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson had shown interest in running for president, but the actor will not be running in 2020 as he earlier told British GQ in 2016.

The Rock now has his eyes set for 2024.

Realistically, as we go into 2018, when you look at my slate as we’re developing and shooting into 2019 and 2020, the slate goes deep into 2021, so it feels like the realistic consideration would be 2024,” the actor told Variety, adding that he began to seriously consider running when people showed support.

He continued, “Americans picked it up and there was this sentiment of, ‘We’re not joking, and we would really love the idea if you would run’. In that, I knew I had to listen to the people and really, really think about it. That’s where I’m at right now—I’m well aware politics is not the business I’m in, so the best thing I can do is continuing to listen and learn as much as I can. I’m continuing to watch our presidency and watch how every new development is handled. I continue to watch our leaders in government, and like all Americans, I continue to be hopeful that our leaders exhibit poise, perspective and the ability to bring our country together during these tough times—which I don’t feel our presidency is currently doing—so that’s where I’m at.”

Variety adds that the actor is a registered independent, that he also has attended both Democrat and Republican conventions.

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