Dwayne Johnson posted a video of himself yesterday as he shocked an viewers gathered to observe his hit Netflix movie, Red Notice, on the massive display. Johnson supplied free concessions, sneakers, tequila, power drinks and ice cream for all.
“I also wanted to do something BIG… something MASSIVE… something unforgettable for one fan,” he wrote later.
At the entrance of the auditorium he advised the viewers that he had one thing much more particular in retailer for considered one of them.
“There’s a dude here, I read his story and I was really impressed by his story. I want to highlight him,” Johnson advised the group. “His name is Oscar Rodriguez.”
A floored Rodriguez rushed to the entrance and acquired an enormous hug from the star. That wasn’t all he acquired.
Johnson went on to ship Rodriguez his personal It’s a Wonderful Life second saying, “Your story really moved me.” The star then learn off a laundry record of the great Rodriguez does on the planet: He takes care of his 75 12 months outdated mother. He’s a private coach, serving to folks to get match. He’s a frontrunner at his church. He offers assist and meals for ladies victimized by home violence. He’s a Navy veteran and, probably most essential, a form human being.
“I’m just speechless,” mentioned the veteran, “I feel so uplifted.” He then advised Johnson he follows him on Instagram.
That bit is vital, as a result of when the star led Rodriguez exterior to take a look at his customized, beefed-up truck within the parking zone, Rodriguez acknowledged it from social media: “I can’t tell you how many times I’ve seen you in this truck!”
“It is my truck,” the famous person advised him, “and now it’s your truck!”
As an overwhelmed Rodriguez started to cry Johnson advised him, “You do a lot of good for people, brother. The gym. The church. Your mom. Women. Women who need that support. Who are going through it.”
Why his personal truck? Johnson defined he initially needed to offer the vet a Porsche.
“My original idea was to give away the Porsche Taycan, that I drive in the movie, Red Notice. So we reached out to Porsche, but they said no.” So Johnson reached into his personal pocket.
“Oscar said it right, just before he drove away ~ it’s just love,” wrote Johnson later. “That’s all it is, brother. Just love. Go enjoy your new truck dude and Merry Christmas to you and your family!!!”