29 July 2019
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Dwayne “The Rock" Johnson has jokingly claimed that Boris Johnson is his cousin, but backtracked on the statement on Twitter.
<p>“He's family, by the way; you don't know that, but now all of Britain knows … he's my cousin," Johnson said when the new Prime Minister was mentioned to the <em>Jumanji</em> star on <em>Good Morning Britain</em>. “It's like looking in the mirror, every time I see Boris."</p><div id="db7e1" class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="IOGK6A1573103732"><blockquote class="twitter-tweet twitter-custom-tweet" data-twitter-tweet-id="1155726077089783808" data-partner="rebelmouse"><div style="margin:1em 0">Wait, did we hear that correctly? Hollywood superstar Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) makes a surprising revelation abou… https://t.co/8AwmMsFfs8</div> — Good Morning Britain (@Good Morning Britain)<a href="https://twitter.com/GMB/statuses/1155726077089783808">1564381543.0</a></blockquote></div><p>Johnson followed up his comments with a Tweet in which he commended a comment made last week by the Tory politician in the first speech of his premiership – that “the people are our bosses."</p><p><div id="c7da91bc-8e44-492f-b7fd-c382c0e55bda"></div></p><p class="shortcode-media shortcode-media-rebelmouse-image shortcode-media-rebelmouse-proxy-image"><img type="lazy-image" data-runner-src="https://assets.rebelmouse.io/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJpbWFnZSI6Imh0dHBzOi8vY29udGVudC5hc3NldHMucHJlc3Nhc3NvY2lhdGlvbi5pby8yMDE5LzA3LzI5MDgxNDE0L2MzMzlhMmY4LWYxMzItNDE1MS04ZDYyLWJhNWI1ZWI4NDVmZS5qcGciLCJleHBpcmVzX2F0IjoxNjM0NTk1OTcyfQ.KiMpTE7sDk8UBl4q3MUj-ExosKzOp9wPNDoRDCoFnmc/img.jpg" id="3731c" class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="6eb39a2016c75beaefa62599eee25d63" alt="Johnson's tweet about Boris Johnson"><small class="image-media media-photo-credit" placeholder="add photo credit...">(Twitter/Screengrab)</small></p><p>“Breaking: PM Boris Johnson is in fact my cousin (though we clearly look more like twins)," he Tweeted. “Jokes aside, PM did say something in his speech I liked – 'the people are our bosses'. 100% agree. The people/audience/consumer will always matter most. #ourboss"</p><p>After the tweet received some disparaging comments, it was removed within 15 minutes and Johnson appeared to backtrack.</p><div id="8b437" class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="NKCLRU1573103732"><blockquote class="twitter-tweet twitter-custom-tweet" data-twitter-tweet-id="1155732666467024896" data-partner="rebelmouse"><div style="margin:1em 0">Well according to the people, maybe we’re not related after all 😂🤦🏽♂️ Big mahalo to my people who I can always rel… https://t.co/GxozRVOyRu</div> — Dwayne Johnson (@Dwayne Johnson)<a href="https://twitter.com/TheRock/statuses/1155732666467024896">1564383114.0</a></blockquote></div><p>“Well according to the people, maybe we're not related after all," he tweeted. “Big mahalo to my people who I can always rely on to give me the real talk and swift perspective & education on the individual I did not know. Tequila on me, Britain."</p><p><div data-conversation-spotlight=""></div></p>
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