Celebrity Appears on Fox to Recant Biden Endorsement

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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson regrets endorsing President Joe Biden and won’t do it again in the upcoming election.

During a Friday interview with Fox & Friends, Johnson admitted that he’s not thrilled with the state of the union under the President Joe Biden and will not be endorsing him in the upcoming election.

“The endorsement that I made years ago with Biden was one I thought was the best decision for me at that time,” he began.

“I thought, ‘I’m in this position where I have some influence and I felt it was my job then to exercise my influence [and] share: This is who I’m going to endorse.’ I’m not going to do that.”

Johnson spoke about his level of fame at the time and said that he believes getting political was detrimental for the health of the nation.

“I was then, the most followed man in the world, and am today, and I appreciate that… but what that caused was something that tears me up in my guts — which is division,” he continued.

“That got me. I didn’t realize that then, I just felt like there was a lot of unrest and I’d like things to calm down.”

The Black Adam star has since decided to stay away from political endorsements.

“The takeaway after that was it caused an incredible amount of division. I realize now going into this election, I will not do that,” he remarked. “My goal is to bring this country together. I believe in that. There will be no endorsement.”

“At this level of influence, I will keep my politics to myself. It is between me and the ballot box,” he added.

“But I will tell you this: Like a lot of us out there, not trusting of all politicians, I do trust the American people and whoever they vote for that is my president and who I will support 100 percent.”

Johnson very public endorsed the Biden/Harris ticket in a lengthy video he posed on X, formerly Twitter, in September 2020.

“As a political independent & centrist, I’ve voted for both parties in the past. In this critical presidential election, I’m endorsing [Biden] and [Harris],” he captioned the video. “Progress takes courage, humanity, empathy, strength, KINDNESS & RESPECT.”

Johnson also told interviewer Will Cain that he wasn’t happy with the current state of America. “Today’s cancel culture, woke culture, division, etc — that really bugs me,” he remarked.

“In the spirit of that, you either succumb to that and be what other people want you to be, or you be yourself and be real … and that might make people upset and piss people off, and that’s okay.”

The actor was also asked if he ever planned to run for the nation’s highest office himself. “No, that’s not my intention. I’m not a politician.”

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