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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Reportedly Really, Actually Eyeing 2020 Presidential Run

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The would-be bid for the Oval Office comes after Johnson entertained the idea of standing for President on several occasions. "The campaign is called "#Run #The Rock" and the public are confused as to whether or not it is some kind of joke.

Tilford says he's been disappointed in Trump's failure to unite America, and he believes in Johnson's ability to appeal to a wider base.

Such an event would pit Apprentice star and current US President Donald Trump against a former WWE wrestler.

A mysterious filing with the US Federal Election Commission (FEC) has prompted the freakish question: Could former professional wrestler Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson trump a reality TV star for the US presidency?

For Tilford, the ideal leader is Johnson. The organization, "Run the Rock 2020", was formed Sunday by Kenton Tilford of Wheeling, West Virginia, who filed on behalf of The Rock, according to The Hill and Federal Election Commission paperwork.

Dwayne Johnson is now eligible to run for #President during the next American election.

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Representatives for Johnson did not immediately respond to CNN's request for comment.

He may have been joking (at the time at least), but what a combination that would be.

The confusion surrounding this is that Johnson has previously stated that he would like to pursue politics.

First, he told GQ that he had been giving a presidential run a bit more thought in recent months. "A year ago [the idea] started coming up more and more", Johnson told GQin May, referring to a Washington Post op-ed published in 2016 that suggested he could be a viable candidate. It is clear that Dwayne's interest is piqued.

Of note here as well is that The Rock is now registered as neither Democratic nor Republican but rather as an Independent.

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