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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is celebrating his family history.
The movement star, 47, posted a black-and-white print as a reverence to his grandfather, High Chief Peter Maivia of Samoa, on amicable media and the family patriarch was smiling alongside nothing other than French wrestling star, André a Giant.
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“What a crazy reversion from a 70’s [sic],” Johnson wrote. “Here’s a ‘8th Wonder of a World’ André a Giant, regulating my 315lb grandfather, High Chief Peter Maivia as a upholder chair and creation my granddad demeanour like a small boy.”
The “Jumanji” actor suggested a dual common a tighten friendship.
“They were a best of friends, wrestled nightly, tough as ruin and as we can see by their smiles and open appetite – they lived like to a comprehensive fullest,” he said. “My grandfather died when we child so we never got to know him as a man. Would’ve desired to have lifted a tequila with these men.”
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“Would’ve also desired to have wrestled them too – those would’ve been fun a– kickin’s for me to take #thegiant #andthehighchief,” Johnson added.
Like Johnson progressing in his career, Maivia was a veteran wrestler. He died in 1982 of cancer though was inducted into a WWE Hall of Fame by his grandson posthumously in 2013.
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The hostess has kept his family member’s memory alive by his work. Johnson suggested that his impression in a charcterised movie, “Moana,” was desirous by Maivia.
“A lil’ @Disney gem of a secret, my impression Maui was partly desirous by my late grandfather, High Chief Peter Maivia of Samoa,” he certified on Twitter after a fan forked out a similarities.