DWAYNE JOHNSON REMEMBERS HIS CANADIAN FATHER’S ‘BARRIER BREAKING LIFE’ IN INSTAGRAM TRIBUTE

Dwayne Johnson is “in pain” after the passing of his Canadian father, wrestler Rocky Johnson, who died Wednesday at age 75.

Dwayne Johnson is “in pain” after the passing of his Canadian father, wrestler Rocky Johnson, who died Wednesday at age 75.

The actor revealed that in a long tribute to his dad posted Friday on Instagram, in which he remembered Rocky’s “barrier breaking life” as half of the “Soul Patrol,” the first black tag-team in professional wrestling.

“I was the boy sitting in the seats, watching and adoring you, my hero from afar,” Dwayne Johnson wrote in his caption on a video that showed him in the audience as his father took the ring. “The boy you raised to always be proud of our cultures and proud of who and what I am. The boy you raised with the toughest of love.

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