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The Rock is Superstar mentor

The Rock is Superstar mentor

Jan 23 2013, 6:31am CST | by

The Rock has been acting as a mentor to the other WWE Superstars since he took a break from acting and returned to the company. The 40-year-old movie star - whose real name is Dwayne Johnson - first...

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The Rock is Superstar mentor

Jan 23 2013, 6:31am CST | by

The Rock has been acting as a mentor to the other WWE Superstars since he took a break from acting and returned to the company.

The 40-year-old movie star - whose real name is Dwayne Johnson - first returned to the company in 2011 after a seven-year absence and is currently a regular on TV shows 'RAW' and 'SmackDown'.

According to fellow WWE Superstar Kofi Kingston, The Rock - who can next be seen in 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' - has been happy to share his tips for success with the rest of the guys backstage.

Kofi, 31, exclusively told BANG Showbiz: ''I met him when he first came back last year. He's real cool. He had some advice for me, I had a chance to pick his brain a bit ... I spoke to him about certain things about the business, just general questions about how he got to where he was. Obviously you see a guy like The Rock, you see his success, you want to know exactly - from his mind and his mouth - how he got there, because I want to emulate that. If you don't want the success The Rock has had, then you probably shouldn't be in the WWE.''

Kofi was a huge fan of The Rock - who can be seen competing in the 'WWE Royal Rumble' live and exclusive on Sky Sports Box Office HD on Sunday (27.01.13) from 1am - growing up and even had a poster of him on his wall when he was in college.

The sports entertainer admits it was an incredible experience to actually meet his hero in person.

Kofi explained: ''I've always been a fan of WWE and obviously The Rock is one of the biggest Superstars there is.

''In college I actually had a poster of him on my wall, I'd do the 'People's Eyebrow'. So to actually meet him as a fan, it was really cool. He's really down to earth. He's a good guy.''

Kofi cannot wait for the 'Royal Rumble' to take place because as well as the annual 30-man over-the-top battle royale, The Rock will be facing CM Punk for the WWE Championship in his first official match since 'WrestleMania XXVIII' in April 2012.

He said: ''The 'Royal Rumble' is one of the most exciting pay-per-views we have all year. Everyone is pumped up about it. CM Punk versus The Rock is also happening, which will be off the chain. This match has been building for almost a year and it's an all-star match. It's going to be crazy.''

Source: Bang Movies

 

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