Dwayne Johnson Recalls Often Being Asked if he was a Girl as a Kid

Actor and producer Dwayne Johnson who is also known as The Rock owing to his former wrestling profession, recalls how, as a child, other children would ask him if he was a girl because he had "soft features" and "really soft Afro hair".

Dwayne made his mark in professional wrestling as The Rock before hitting Hollywood superstardom, and his father Rocky Johnson was also a professional wrestler back in the day. Owing to his father's calling, the family had to travel a lot, which left Dwayne changing schools constantly and trying to make new friends.

While trying to make friends as a kid, Dwayne said, "I used to sit down next to a kid, and within 60 seconds, he would go, ‘Can I ask you something?' I’d say, ‘Yeah.' He would go, ‘Are you a boy or a girl?'” He added that when he was between the ages of seven and 11, people thought he was a little girl because he had really soft features and a really soft Afro hair.He recalled this while talking to Sunday Today, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

During the conversation, the actor also shared his thoughts about his presidential ambitions and said he would be interested in running for the position if people want to see it happen.

"I have a goal and an ambition and an interest to unite our country. If this is what the people want, then I will do that. 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 said.

Dwayne, who wrestled for the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) for eight years, is known as one of the greatest wrestlers of all time. He then became a television actor who later appeared in films too. Some of his greatest hits include The Scorpion King, Get Smart, The Game Plan, and the Fast & Furious frachise.            -Niharika Keerthi with inputs from IANS