Dwayne Johnson says people used to think he was a girl growing up due to having ‘soft features’

Dwayne Johnson has revealed that people often thought he was a girl growing up.

During an appearance on the Sunday Sitdown with Willie Geist podcast, the former pro-wrestler, 49, opened up about his childhood — saying that he often got picked on at school for having “soft features.”

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The Baywatch star described one moment on his first day of fifth grade on the school bus.

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“I sit down next to a kid, and within 60 seconds, he goes, ‘Can I ask you something?'” Johnson recalled. “I said, ‘Yeah.’ He goes, ‘Are you a boy or a girl?’

“I would say between the ages of seven and 11, people thought that I was a little girl because I had really soft features and I had really soft Afro hair.”

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Johnson also didn’t rule out a possible future in politics. “If the time comes where there is a good amount of people who want to see that happen, then I’m going to consider it,” he told Geist.

Johnson, who is currently worth US$87.5 million (approx. $113.4 million), is the world’s highest-paid actor, according to Forbes. His new sitcom, Young Rock, details his life in the lead-up to his pro-wrestling career and stars Bradley Constant and Aussie talent Lexie Duncan.

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