Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson says he is “full of gratitude” for the love and support he’s received in the wake of his father’s death.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Opens Up About His Father’s Death
The actor’s legendary pro-wrestling father, Rocky Johnson, passed away last week at age 75.
The younger Johnson posted an almost eight-minute video Sunday on his official Instagram account in which he expressed his appreciation.
“Hard to express how deeply grateful I am for all your love, mana & support,” the caption read. “My family and I thank you. Go hug your loved ones hard, while you still can. I love you. DJ #ripsoulman.”
The wrestler-turned-actor said during the video, “My heart is so full of gratitude.”
“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,” Johnson said. “I’d give anything right now to give him a big ol’ hug and a big ol’ 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, based on the messages that you have shared with me, that many of you understand this pain when you lose a parent.”
Johnson acknowledged people were curious about how his dad died. He said his father’s death was “quick.”
(more at cnn.com)