Dwayne Johnson embedded a special message in an Instagram video: 47 year old actor, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has recently shared an instagram video addressing the death of his father, Rocky Johnson. In a very light way, he spoke about the problem that his father was going through.
His father, Rocky Johnson, was a professional wrestler. He was also introduced to the WWE Hall of Fame.
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I love you. You broke color barriers, became a ring legend and trail blazed your way thru this world. I was the boy sitting in the seats, watching and adoring you, my hero from afar. The boy you raised to always be proud of our cultures and proud of who and what I am. The boy you raised with the toughest of love. The intense work. The hard hand. The adoring boy who wanted to know only your best qualities. Who then grew to become a man realizing you had other deeply complicated sides that needed to be held and understood. Son to father. Man to man. That’s when my adoration turned to respect. And my empathy turned to gratitude. Grateful that you gave me life. Grateful you gave me life’s invaluable lessons. Dad, I wish I had one more shot to tell you, I love you, before you crossed over to the other side. But you were ripped away from me so fast without warning. Gone in an instant and no coming back. Im in pain. But we both know it’s just pain and it’ll pass. Now I’ll carry your mana and work ethic with me, as it’s time to move on because I have my family to feed and work to accomplish. Finally, I want you to rest your trailblazing soul, Soulman. Pain free, regret free, satisfied and at ease. You lived a very full, very hard, barrier breaking life and left it all in the ring. I love you dad and I’ll always be your proud and grateful son. Go rest high. #ripsoulman #rockyjohnson 🐐
Dwayne Johnson addressed his father as, ‘soulman’,
“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 in the Instagram video.
“I would 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. I didn’t get a chance to say that, but such is life, as many of you know.” The 47-year-old actor also remembered the special relationship, that he shared with his father. He said that there was a unique father-and-son bond that was so unique and it’s a testosterone-driven bond that was irreplaceable. “there’s so much about my old man and all of his complexities that only me as his son can understand.”
According to Junior Johnson, his father Rocky died from a condition called deep vein thrombosis.
“He had not been feeling well,” Johnson revealed. “He’d been battling a cold and infection and on Tuesday he had what’s called a deep vein thrombosis, which is essentially a blood clot in the leg.
However, Rock expressed that he was happy that his father did not suffered for a prolonged period. Many of his known friends like Ryan Reynolds, Mark Wahlberg sent and expressed their condolences.