Like father, like daughter!
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s eighteen-yr-previous daughter, Simone Johnson, is next in her father’s huge footsteps on the route to the WWE ring.
In accordance to a push launch issued on Monday, Simone has begun her education to come to be a wrestling celebrity at the WWE Effectiveness Center in Orlando, Florida.
The upcoming pro-wrestler — who is the daughter of the Jumanji star and his very first wife, Dany Garcia — says she’s quite enthusiastic to pursue her career in the sport, and to keep her family’s wrestling legacy heading.
“It signifies the environment to me,” Johnson stated, as aspect of the push launch. “To know that my family has these types of a own connection to wrestling is genuinely unique to me and I feel grateful to have the chance, not only to wrestle, but to carry on that legacy.”
Simone will be the fourth in a lengthy line of wrestlers from her well-known family — like her father, as nicely as her great-grandfather, Peter Maivia, and grandfather Rocky Johnson, each of whom have been WWE Corridor of Famers.
Simone also celebrated the start out of her education with an enthusiastic snapshot, which she shared to Insatgram on Monday.
“To the little girl who fell in like with wrestling & stated ‘this will be my daily life one particular day’, this is for you,” she wrote. “I’m humbled, grateful & ready to do the job. Let’s do this.”
Simone’s mom also commemorated the occasion with a tremendous sweet baby image and a touching concept of like and assistance.
“It is been the blessing of my daily life to check out you expand @simoneGJohnson & whilst the legacy of the family may be your platform, your upcoming will be uniquely yours to get paid,” Garcia wrote. “Congrats my like ❤️on dwelling your dream & welcome to @WWENXT @wwe!! #4thGenerationSuperstar”
Simone’s exciting new step is a specially poignant one particular for the Johnson family, as it will come less than a thirty day period immediately after her grandfather, Rocky, died at the age of 75.
The previous wrestler’s funeral was held on Friday, where The Rock delivered an psychological eulogy to his memory.
“I would like I experienced one particular additional shot to say goodbye, say I like you, say thank you… I would like your soul at rest and at relieve. No additional suffering, no additional regret,” Johnson stated, preventing back tears. “This is just not good bye. This is just, I’ll see you down the street. We’ll see you down the street.”
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