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The Rock Identifies as Black & Samoan, Says He ‘Transcended Race in Wrestling’

March 20, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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– The Rock responded to a fan on Twitter who said the Great One identified and was booked as Samoan in WWE, taking the opportunity to set him straight. The conversation sparked from a few Twitter users who were commenting the current Kofi Kingston storyline as “Vince McMahon is going to extraordinary lengths to stop a black man becoming champion.” Someone brought up the rock, which led to a comment that Rock “identifies as Samoan in WWE and was booked that way after Nation days.”

That brought Rocky in, as you can see below: