DWAYNE JOHNSON: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson talks WWE return on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

Posted on 11/15/123 by Colin Vassallo

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was a guest on The Tonight Show
with Jimmy Fallon last night on NBC as Hollywood stars head
back to work with the SAG-AFTRA strike now over.

During the segment, Johnson talked about returning to WWE in
October when the show was live from Denver. Johnson said
that he found out the night before that Smackdown was going
to be in town and he was going to be in Boulder for College
GameDay with Pat McAfee.

“So I call my buddies at WWE…Nick Khan, and I said, ‘Hey
man, I heard SmackDown is here. Can you confirm that?’ He
said, ‘It is.’ And I said, ‘Well good…The Rock is coming to

The Rock said it was incredible to walk out in the arena
when his music hit as no one had any idea it was about to

“And you guys know how hard it is to keep a secret! It
doesn’t exist. This was a full-on secret,” The Rock
explained. “The people went nuts, 13,000 people sounded like
130,000 people!”

He said he has been lucky over the years to entertain fans
in a lot of different ways but there is nothing like the
connection he has with the WWE audience.

“It’s my family, I love them, and it was incredible. And by
the way, I gotta say, not only is that connection just like
this incredible, but there’s nothing like going to Smackdown
and laying the smackdown on their candy asses all night
long,” Johnson added.

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