Because of his experience inside the ring as a WWE performer, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is not foreign to refereeing weird matches. However, none of his experience, whether in the WWE, the CFL, or as a bonafide action star, could have prepared him to referee a deathmatch between a hawk and a snake.
Yes. You read that right. Feel free to read it again.
Talk about being stuck in a hard place
The Rock is a certified superstar. He's one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood right now and his influence has afforded untold opportunities these past years.
While The Rock can seemingly do whatever he wants, whenever he wants, these days, there are some things that Johnson can't do. For example, he can't exactly meddle with mother nature.
One eventful morning, Johnson found himself in a rather unique predicament. While on his way to working out, the former WWE superstar found himself laying witness to the awesome power of a large red-tailed hawk eating a copperhead snake right in front of him.
Naturally, Johnson was quick to snap a video of what was happening, and it didn't take long for it to go viral.
With such a magnificent beast in front of him, Johnson had a tough choice to make. Should he skip his workout or risk drawing the ire of what's obviously an angry bird? Considering that he's still alive and well, it's safe to say that Johnson decided to go ahead with his workout anyway.
Who knows? The hawk could just be a friend of might. It might even just be Maui from the Disney movie, Moana, dropping by to say hi.
All jokes aside, seeing a hawk perched like that is sure to scare anyone, even if you're The Rock. Kudos to him for handling it so well and, of course, for supplying us with a daily dose of entertainment.
Here's to hoping that this is a good sign for the larger-than-life celebrity. The 49-year-old actor is currently in the middle of a busy shooting schedule that sees him working on multiple projects back-to-back. In addition to the upcoming Disney's Jungle Cruise movie, Johnson is set to make his DCEU debut with Black Adam in July 2022.
He's spent the past couple of weeks hyping up the DCEU film, which revolves around the story of the titular anti-hero. He's talked about how massive the sets are and how awesome his costume is.
He also revealed that Black Adam is being shot and filmed using a high-speed camera, which all but guarantees that it's going to be quite the spectacle.