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Entertainment Dwayne Johnson Reveals His Father Rocky's Cause of Death: 'He Died Very Quickly'

03:41  20 january  2020
03:41  20 january  2020 Source:   people.com

Canadian Rocky "Soul Man" Johnson, father of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson dies

  Canadian Rocky Canadian professional wrestling legend Rocky (Soul Man) Johnson, the father of actor Dwayne (the Rock) Johnson, has died at the age of 75. World Wrestling Entertainment, where Johnson reached the greatest heights of his career, confirmed his death on Wednesday. Johnson was born in Amherst, N.S., and made his pro wrestling debut in Southern Ontario before rising to fame in the National Wrestling Alliance in the mid-1960s. He started in the WWE inWorld Wrestling Entertainment, where Johnson reached the greatest heights of his career, confirmed his death on Wednesday.

Dwayne Johnson 's Father Rocky Died of 'Massive' Heart Attack. Dwayne “The Rock ” Johnson is opening up about his father Rocky ’ s death . In an emotional and candid social media post on Sunday, the actor, 47, thanked his fans and followers for all the love and support they’d given him .

Dwayne 'The Rock ' Johnson revealed his father ' s cause of death in a nearly 8-minute Johnson started the video by thanking his followers for their support and outpouring of love following Rocky Johnson was 75. He ' s best known for becoming the first black tag team champion in WWE history

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is opening up about his father Rocky’s death.

Dwayne Johnson, Rocky Johnson posing for the camera: Michael Tran/FilmMagic © Michael Tran/FilmMagic Michael Tran/FilmMagic In an emotional and candid social media post on Sunday, the actor, 47, thanked his fans and followers for all the love and support they’d given him.

“Hey everybody I just wanted to stop in on this very blessed Sunday to say thank you so much. Thank you. My heart is so full of gratitude. You’ve lifted my spirits in ways that I hope you can imagine,” he shared at the beginning of a nearly eight-minute-long Instagram video.

“As you know, I lost my old man a few days ago. I lost him just like that, didn’t get a chance to say goodbye to him,” he said. “I’d give anything right now to give him a big ole hug and a big ole kiss before he crossed over and just say thank you and I love you and I respect you. But I didn’t get a chance to say that, but such is life, as many of you know.”

Rocky Johnson, Canadian-born wrestling star and father of 'The Rock', dead at 75

  Rocky Johnson, Canadian-born wrestling star and father of 'The Rock', dead at 75 Nova Scotia-born wrestling star Rocky Johnson has died, according to World Wrestling Entertainment officials. The former fighter passed away on Wednesday, aged 75. Born Wayde Douglas Bowles in Amherst, N.S., Rocky made his ring debut in his native Canada in 1964, and soon competed at the top level in America’s National Wrestling Alliance in the 1970s. He then entered the World Wrestling Federation, now known as the WWE, where he partnered with Tony Atlas to form The Soul Patrol and made history as the first black pair to win the Tag Team Championship in 1983. WWE is saddened to learn that WWE Hall of Famer Rocky Johnson has passed away. https://t.

Dwayne Johnson has revealed the cause of his father Rocky Johnson ’ s death following his sudden passing last week. Rocky , a former WWE wrestler also ‘It was a big old blood clot that broke free, travelled up through his body and went right to his lung, clotted his lung and he died very quickly

DWAYNE 'The Rock ' Johnson has revealed his father ' s cause of death in an emotional The wrestling star turned actor said that his father , Rocky Johnson , passed away from a massive heart "It broke free, traveled up his body and went right to his lung and clotted his lung and he died very

Reflecting on their “unique” relationship, Johnson shared that “there’s so much about my old man and his complexities that only me, as his son, can understand.”

Johnson went on to reveal that his father died from a heart attack on Tuesday.

“A lot of you guys wanted to know what happened to my dad. He had not been feeling well, had been battling a cold and infection and on Tuesday he had what’s called a deep vein thrombosis, which is essentially a clot in the leg. It was a big ole blood clot that broke free, traveled up his body, and went right to his lung, clotted his lung and he died very quickly from a massive heart attack, just like that,” Johnson said, adding that his father “went quick.”

“That did give me great comfort in knowing that it wasn’t prolonged,” the actor explained, noting that his father, who started his wrestling career back in 1964, “had been in a lot of pain for a very, very long time.”

Dwayne Johnson Honours Late Dad Rocky Johnson: ‘You Were Ripped Away From Me So Fast Without Warning’

  Dwayne Johnson Honours Late Dad Rocky Johnson: ‘You Were Ripped Away From Me So Fast Without Warning’ Dwayne Johnson is mourning the death of his father and hero, Rocky Johnson. Johnson, 47, finally addressed his dad two days after Rocky’s death at age 75. “The Rock” shared an honest and heartfelt statement alongside a video of his dad in a WWF ring. RELATED: Stars We’ve Lost In 2020 “I was the boyJohnson, 47, finally addressed his dad two days after Rocky's death at age 75. "The Rock" shared an honest and heartfelt statement alongside a video of his dad in a WWF ring.

Dwayne 'The Rock ' Johnson paid tribute to his late father , WWE Hall Of Famer Rocky Johnson on Thursday. And by Sunday the action star shared 'It was a big ole blood clot that broke free, traveled up his body, and went right to his lung, clotted his lung and he died very quickly from a massive

Dwayne 'The Rock ' Johnson thanks fans for support after his father , WWE star Rocky Johnson , died of a heart attack. Dwayne opens up about their relationship, the cause of death and not getting to say goodbye.

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My family and I thank you ????????♥️ Go hug your loved ones hard. I love you. DJ #ripsoulman

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After encouraging all of his fans and loved ones to make the most out of the time they have with their loved ones, Johnson shared that he would “honor” his father by crushing “my leg workout.”

“It’s appropriate I’m doing legs because he hated doing legs,” Johnson quipped, noting that afterwards he was going to start writing the eulogy he’ll give his father on Tuesday, when he’s laid to rest.

“I’ve written a lot of speeches for myself over the years but I have no idea where to start with this one. But I do have my tequila and I can hear him now, ‘Good that’s the way you gotta do it,’ and I can also hear him now ‘Make sure you put me over in the speech – say good stuff about me,’” Johnson said with a laugh. “For those of you who knows my dad you know that he would say, ‘You tell them I taught you everything you know, but I didn’t teach you everything I know.’ ”

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson holds back tears in video tribute to late father

  Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson holds back tears in video tribute to late father The actor and former pro wrestler's father, Rocky Johnson, died of a heart attack on Jan. 15.Rocky, a Canadian wrestler, died on Jan. 15 of a heart attack, the younger Johnson revealed, saying his impact on the wrestling world lives on.

Rocky Johnson started his wrestling career in the mid-1960 s as part of the National Wrestling Alliance. He later joined the World Wrestling Federation, where he and Tony Atlas made history in 1983 as the first African-Americans to win the tag-team championship. Rocky retired in 1991 in order to train his

Dwayne Johnson is opening up for the first time since the death of his father , Rocky Johnson . Rocky , a former WWE wrestler, died on Jan.

Continuing to laugh, Johnson added: “That’s right dad. That’s why you will always be better than me. And i love it and i love you and i love you guys.”

“I’m so deeply grateful for all your love, mana & support ????????????,” he captioned the post. “My family and I thank you. Go hug your loved ones hard. I love you. DJ.”

Johnson spoke out about his dad’s death on Friday in a moving Instagram tribute.

“Dad, I wish I had one more shot to tell you, I love you, before you crossed over to the other side,” Johnson said. “But you were ripped away from me so fast without warning. Gone in an instant and no coming back. Im in pain. But we know it’s just pain and it’ll pass.”

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World Wrestling Entertainment confirmed news of Rocky’s death on their website on Wednesday, writing: “WWE is saddened to learn that Rocky ‘Soul Man’ Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles), a WWE Hall of Famer, former World Tag Team Champion, and father of Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, has passed away at age 75.”

Rocky was born in Nova Scotia, Canada, as Wayde Douglas Bowles and began wrestling at the age of 16.

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  Oprah And Dwayne Johnson Star In Super Bowl Commercial Together Oprah and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and looking and feeling their best. The duo featured in their own Super Bowl ad for Weight Watchers where they teased each other about running for President. “Hey Oprah, we’re running, we’re mates, you thinking what I’m thinking?” Johnson said while the two are on treadmills. “I’m in, youThe duo featured in their own Super Bowl ad for Weight Watchers where they teased each other about running for President.

Dwayne "The Rock " Johnson ' s father , tag-team champion and WWE Hall of Fame star Rocky Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles) died this The Rock ' s Father , Wrestling Legend Rocky Johnson , Has Died at the Age of 75. The WWE Hall of Famer was a star of the wrestling world for

Dwayne "The Rock " Johnson is mourning the loss of his father , Rocky Johnson , who died at the age of 75. The World Wrestling Entertainment announced the death of the former professional wrestler on Wednesday. The details of his death were not disclosed.

He retired in 1991 but went on to train his son to become a wrestler. In June 2018, his son Dwayne paid tribute to him on Instagram to thank him for teaching him how to be a father to his own three daughters.

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