The Rock Reduces his Stunt Double to Tears with the Perfect Gift

August 01, 2018Aug 01, 2018

Dwayne Johnson, known across the globe as The Rock, knows how to show gratitude to the people around him. For example, he recently surprised his longtime stunt double with a gift that reduced his stuntman to tears.

Tanoai Reed has served as Johnson’s stuntman for 16 years, a career that has come not without a few bumps and bruises, which Johnson is readily aware.

“[Reed] has broken multiple bones, severed tendons, torn ligaments,” Johnson wrote on Instagram. “All done with one goal in mind – deliver the best movie possible in the world.”

Johnson tricked Reed into thinking that they were filming a behind-the-scenes video, according to Men's Health, since Reed had just returned from an on-set injury. Johnson told him how much he appreciated him, and then told him to turn and look behind him.

A brand new custom-built truck with a red ribbon was parked in the grass. It reduced Reed to tears.

Reed posted three words on Instagram following the gift, after he had time to process it: “Blessed beyond belief.”

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