Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson recently got a provocative question while he was doing the press for his new movie, and his answer caused a huge reaction on social media.
“What celebrity would you like to be a pet for?” an unknown interviewer asked the star.
“Megan Thee Stallion,” Johnson answered without hesitation in a clip he posted to his Instagram page on Sunday.
Johnson’s video shows him discussing pets during interviews conducted as a promotion for his new animated film, DC League of Super Pets. He was joined by co-star Kevin Hart, who said he’d rather play the great Denzel Washington as his master. When The Rock immediately replied that he would like to be Megan’s pet, Hart burst out laughing.
After Johnson’s quick response, the interviewer said, “Oh, that’s a good one. Why Megan Thee Stallion?”
“We don’t need to talk about that,” Johnson replied. “Okay?”
In the caption to his Instagram post, Johnson wrote a shoutout to Megan and Washington.
The Grammy-winning hip-hop star hasn’t commented on Johnson’s comments yet, but many Instagram users have weighed in on the humorous moment in the comments to The Rock’s post.
“He doesn’t take the time to say it,” one person wrote. Another user said, “He’s waited all his life to ask that question, lmaooooo.”
The clip was also shared on Twitter, and users who commented on Johnson’s response caused his name to soar on Monday.
“Not that Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson said he’ll be Meg Thee Stallion dog when they asked him what famous dog he’ll be. LMFAOOOOO I FEEL YOU MY BOY,” said one Twitter user amused by the response.
“The speed with which he answered that question… so REAL of him,” wrote another.
“The interaction between Dwayne The Rock Johnson and Megan Thee Stallion never crossed my mind as a possibility, but it happened and in the funniest way possible,” read one tweet.
Several commenters liked the idea of the two together, including one person who wrote“The Rock and Megan the Stallion would make a nice couple.”
As several people noted, the former wrestler is married. Johnson married Lauren Hashian in 2019. The couple have two young children together, while Johnson also has an adult daughter, Simone Johnson, from a previous marriage. Earlier this year, Simone Johnson announced that she had signed a contract with WWE to follow in her father’s footsteps in the professional wrestling world.
News week reached out to Johnson and Megan Thee Stallion for comment.