Dwayne Johnson simply obtained a brand new wax determine in Paris — however followers assume the artists had been trying on the fallacious celeb whereas making it.
The Musée Grévin debuted the waxwork on Monday, October 16, and since then social media posts in regards to the determine have been inundated with feedback about how little it resembles Johnson, 51.
“That’s not the Rock that’s the Pebble,” quipped one social media consumer within the feedback part of the museum’s add. One other confused observer added, “Yikes! That isn’t the Rock, possibly his stuntman lol.”
Different followers thought the determine regarded much less like Johnson and extra like one in every of his Quick and Livid costars. “That’s Vin ‘The Rock’ Diesel,” quipped one Instagram commenter. Different well-liked comparisons included Pitbull and Mr. Clear.
Us Weekly staffers, in the meantime, have described the wax determine as “bald John Cena,” “Dwayne Johnson as a Transformers character” and “buff Dr. Evil.”
On a extra severe be aware, some critics questioned the waxwork’s pores and skin tone, noting that Johnson is of Samoan descent. “They whitewashed the Rock,” tweeted one observer, whereas one other fan joked, “I scent that the Rock is cooking with out seasonings.”
Johnson, for his half, has not spoken out in regards to the new exhibit.
Earlier this yr, Johnson stunned Quick and Livid followers by making a post-credits cameo look in Quick X, which hit theaters in Might. Johnson reprised his function as Luke Hobbs after sitting out for 2021’s F9. He had beforehand declared that he wouldn’t return to the franchise due to a falling out with Diesel, 56.
“I’ve wished them nicely,” Johnson informed The Hollywood Reporter in 2021. “I want them nicely on Quick 9. And I want them one of the best of luck on Quick 10 and Quick 11 and the remainder of the Quick and Livid motion pictures they try this might be with out me.”
In June, nevertheless, Johnson confirmed that he’ll be making a much bigger comeback in future Quick motion pictures — and that he and Diesel have settled their variations.
“It has been so extremely personally gratifying and satisfying and thrilling to see your response world wide,” he stated in an Instagram video after his preliminary return made headlines. “Regardless of us having our variations, me and Vin, we’ve been like brothers for years, and regardless of our variations, once you lead with — No. 1, resolve — but additionally you concentrate on the long run and plans which might be a lot larger than ourselves. These larger plans are the build-outs. They’re the North Star.”