Family Business: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Buys His Dad An Escalade Following Hip Surgery

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Dwayne Johnson Got His Dad A Big Gift Post-Surgery

According to The Rock, “we all got daddy issues,” but he seems to have found a pretty good way to work his out.

After undergoing hip surgery, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s dad called him with a relatively simple request: a bigger car. The actor told the story on Instagram writing, “My pops just had his hip replaced and called me and said ‘Hey Mr. D the surgeon really feels like I should have a bigger car since my hip rehab’…I cut my dad off and just started laughing because I knew what he was hustling for.”

Like the good son he is, Johnson told his father to take his pick of whichever car he wanted, and in only a few hours, he received a picture with him standing next to a brand new Escalade.

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We all got daddy issues lol. My pops just had his hip replaced and called me and said “Hey Mr. D the surgeon really feels like I should have a bigger car since my hip rehab..” I cut my dad off and just started laughing because I knew what he was hustling for. I said “say no more..I got you.. just go down and pick out what you want” then we hung up and hours later I get this pic. Lol. Hey my old man was a tough MF on me. He’d kick my ass from one side of the gym to the other for years. I hated it when I was a kid, but grateful for it as a man. Im lucky I could do this and thanks for the ass kickins. Thanks Shawn Burnett and Ed Morse Cadillac for handling business for me and finding the gold bow. #MyDoctorSaid #NewHipsAndWhips

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Dwayne posted a photo of his dad’s new digs on Instagram with a lengthy caption to go alone with it. Throughout his very nostalgic and sweet caption, he remembers his father being “a tough MF” when he was younger. He wrote, “He’d kick my ass from one side of the gym to the other for years. I hated it when I was a kid, but grateful for it as a man.”

The Jumanji star is Forbes’ second-highest paid actor on the planet, so it’s pretty likely that buying this new car was just chump change for The Rock–but that doesn’t make the gesture any less sweet.

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