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“Buy my parents their first ever home” The Rock and his mom become emotional seeing his journey on ‘Young Rock’

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The Rock recently posted a video on Instagram as a part of Young Rock’s promotion, where he talks about his early day’s struggles. He recalls buying a house for their parents, which got his mother emotional.

NBC recently released a new sitcom television series based on Dwayne Johnson’s life and career. However, the series is a big hit already, and Rock is giving his utmost priority on promoting that. The shows earned a huge positive response from the viewers. Now that the series shows Johnson’s early struggles, his mother got emotional while watching this.

The Hollywood actor had a dream to play in the NFL and to buy his parents a house after having a successful career in football. Unfortunately, He did not get drafted and failed at his NFL dreams.

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The Rock recalls buying the first-ever home

Rock never lived in a house in his childhood and teenage life. His family lived in mobile homes and apartments due to financial hardship. So, he made a plan to buy his parents a house.

He wrote on Instagram, “We never lived in a house growing up, it was always apartments and mobile homes, so I knew when my mom watched this part of #YoungRock she was gonna get emo where I talk about my University of Miami dreams of kicking ass on Saturdays, get drafted by the NFL and buy my parents their first ever home.”


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Although The Rock could not get a chance to play in the NFL, he bought his dream house about four years later. “Now of course, I didn’t get drafted and failed at my NFL dreams, about 4yrs later I was lucky enough to finally buy my parents their first ever home,” he continued.

While watching these parts in Young Rock, both Dwayne Johnson and his mother got emotional. However, Johnson bought his parents their first-ever home in 1999 before they divorced five years later. 


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