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The Rock confirms he turned down a major hosting party

The Rock confirms he turned down a major hosting party

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is a busy guy these days, and nothing says “busy” like having to turn down an Emmy award. In an interview with Entertainment Tonight on Wednesday, Johnson said he was asked earlier this year if he’d like to host the Emmy Awards alongside comedian Kevin Hart, but the actor, wrestler, producer and entrepreneur simply can’t meet the requirements of hosting a major award television show in his calendar.

“It was just a timeline,” Johnson ET Online said. “I was really honored, when they came to me and asked, but it was just a scheduling thing.”

It stands to reason that Johnson’s schedule could not accommodate. The Rock is the ‘master of celebrations’ for this year’s annual ‘Shark Week’ event on Discovery, has already appeared in ads for shark-centric Week of Programming, and will likely have plenty of taping to do whatever bumper segments are planned. for the event. Johnson’s Seven Buck Productions is also helping produce this year’s “Shark Tank” season.

After ‘Shark Week’, Johnson will be taking a short break before the press tour for his upcoming movie ‘Black Adam’. The Emmy Awards are scheduled for September 12, which falls during that break, but if Johnson’s acting and hosting responsibilities didn’t keep him busy enough, he also runs a tequila company and is now the co-owner of XFL, which plans to get their draft for season 2023 In November this year.

For wrestling fans, The Rock’s ever-increasing schedule makes one wonder about his availability for WrestleMania 39 in Los Angeles. The match between the former WWE Champion and his cousin, the undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns, was a long-time nuisance to the show’s show, Referring to her until she appeared on an episode of Young Rock, But Johnson was infamously absent from WWE’s celebration of 25 years since The Rock’s WWE debut in November, and there was no word on whether he had any interest in setting foot in the squared circle again.

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