Entertainment Stephen Colbert on Dwayne Johnson: 'We don't need another celebrity in the White House!'
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Production on the DC superhero film is scheduled to begin in April in Atlanta , according to The Hollywood Reporter. Last week, it was announced that Pierce Brosnan will make his superhero debut as Dr. Fate in the Johnson-led film, PEOPLE confirmed. View this post on Instagram Brosnan will play a different kind of hero as Kent Nelson, the original Dr. Fate, who becomes a being of great power when he wears the Helmet of Fate. Dr. Fate also becomes a founding member of the Justice Society of America.
A new survey came out suggesting a large portion of Americans would welcome abid for president, and the Fast and Furious star . In comes to convince the actor not to run.
"Look, folks," CBS' late-night host said, changing his tone and emotion, "I love Dwayne 'Rock' the Johnson as much as the next middle-aged man who loves Fast Cars Go Zoom. But for the love of Ludacris, Dwayne! We don't need another celebrity in the White House!" Colbert shouted at the camera on Tuesday night's Late Show.
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The Dallas Cowboys have taken Dak Prescott on a roller coaster ride for the past two years with contract negotiations. With another NFL offseason underway, Jerry Jones and the team’s star quarterback somehow find themselves at the same place they were over a year ago. © Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports Dec 29, 2019; Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) look on from the field before the game against Washington at AT&T Stadium. Last spring, the Cowboys placed the franchise tag on Prescott to buy time as the two sides discussed a long-term contract extension.
Of course, the other celebrity that was elected to the White House was, and then there was , who was an actor and president of the Screen Actors Guild before entering politics.
"Just 'cause people love something doesn't mean we should hand it the nuclear codes!" Colbert continued his comedic rant. "That's why we've never elected President Surprise Onion Ring in Your French Fries. Besides, we've already have a couple of Presidents Johnson. We'd have to call his administration 2 POTUS 2 Prez: Executive Drift."
A poll from Piplsay stated 46 percent of the country would support President Dwayne Johnson. The WWE-wrestler-turned-Hollywood-star responded to that in a post on Instagram.
Dwayne Johnson fuels White House bid speculation with response to poll
Dwayne Johnson fuels White House bid speculation with response to pollOn April 9, The Rock tweeted out a link to Newsweek's coverage of the new poll, which found a whopping 46 percent of Americans over 18 would support the wrestler-turned actor if he made good on previous comments suggesting he'd like to run.
"Humbling," he wrote. "I don't think our Founding Fathers EVER envisioned a six-four, bald, tattooed, half-Black, half-Samoan, tequila drinking, pick up truck driving, fanny pack wearing guy joining their club — but if it ever happens it'd be my honor to serve you, the people."
Talk of Johnson as president goes way back, however, and it's mostly been fun talk. In 2016, hehe hasn't "ruled politics out."
"I'm not being coy when I say that, but at the moment I am not sure," Johnson told U.K. GQ. "I can't deny that the thought of being governor, the thought of being president, is alluring."
Then, in 2017, hea presidential run was "a real possibility."
Johnsonof President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris during the 2020 election, saying, "Progress takes courage, humanity, empathy, strength, KINDNESS & RESPECT. We must ALL VOTE."
"Bottom line, Dwayne, you won't even like the gig," Colbert concluded his segment. "You're an action star. Being a president is boring. It's all legislation and diplomacy and paperwork. And as we all know, paper beats Rock."
Dwayne Johnson shares message of support with The Challenge's Ashley Cain: 'Stay strong'
Dwayne Johnson sent a message of support to The Challenge alum Ashley Cain after the reality star revealed his 8-month-old daughter has "days to live' as her cancer has worsened."Hey, brother. Ashley, DJ here," Johnson, one of Cain's heroes, said in a video message shared on Cain's Instagram. "First of all, the universe and God works in powerful, amazing, beautiful, mysterious ways. I rarely check my DMs and a friend of yours DMd me and I just happened to pick up her message and it sent me to your page. I want to tell you, first of all, I'm so sorry to hear about your beautiful daughter Azaylia," Johnson said.
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Panthers hire former LB Dan Morgan as assistant GM .
Dan Morgan spent the first seven seasons of his career with Carolina, including a 2004 campaign where he made his lone Pro Bowl appearance. He ranks 12th all-time in Panthers history in solo tackles, finishing his Panthers career with 284. Morgan also had a standout performance in Super Bowl XXXVIII, finishing with a game-high 18 tackles in a three-point loss to the Patriots.Following his playing career, Morgan joined the Seahawks front office, where he had an opportunity to work alongside current Panthers GM Scott Fitterer.