Dwayne Johnson also known as The Rock is a well-known wrestling icon and blockbuster action star. Johnson is currently a major Hollywood star who has been featured in numerous movies. Johnson enjoys worldwide fame for his acting and action skills. While talking about muscles and action, how can one forget the honorable legendary veteran stars, Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger? In an episode of Johnson’s life biopic Young Rock, the Black Adam star hinted at his favorite veteran action star.
Dwayne Johnson Prefers Sylvester Stallone to Arnold Schwarzenegger
The NBCs semi-autobiographical sitcom named Young Rock, set in the future where San Andreas stars compete for presidential elections revolves around the story of young Dwayne Johnson’s life. The show is currently airing its third season. In an episode, Johnson can be seen concluding the decade-long debate of which of the veteran stars is better. In the episode, the Rampage star favors the Rocky star.
In a clip released by the WWE superstar on Instagram, The Rock can be seen discussing the decades-old competition between Stallone and Schwarzenegger. The whole discussion done in the reel was surrounded by the topic, of which of the veteran stars is best. In the end, Johnson can be seen leaning toward Stallone while admiring his career.
Dwayne Johnson Loves Both Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger Equally
Though The Rock later clarified that he doesn’t have any favorites and that he loves both iconic stars equally. The Rock also added that he was truly inspired by both of them during his life. The caption of the video post read as follows:
“Sly and Arnold were MY HEROES growing up and I will forever be GRATEFUL to them both for being so incredibly kind and supportive of me and my career when I first broke into Hollywood. I just got to be the lucky SOB they welcomed to stand on their shoulders.”
When the WWE star left the wrestling arena and entered the movie studios, a lot of comparisons were drawn between Johnson and the 1980s superstars Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger. The three matched each other’s profiles. Johnson has claimed both the stars as his inspiration while growing up.
Though it is for sure that three of the stars have been loved by audiences over the time. The three of them may have a lot in common but all of them are surely unique in their way. Dwayne Johnson’s sitcom season 3 is currently being premiered on NBC.