Dwayne Johnson: I'd be good at 'shutting bull---- down' at debates

Actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, who has often discussed the idea of running for office, said he would excel at one aspect of politics: "shutting bull---- down."

"My debate skills need work. I am good however at shutting b*llshit down," Johnson tweeted Wednesday.


Conservative commentator Mary Katherine Ham had suggested that Johnson take on Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDe Blasio pitches himself as tough New Yorker who can take on 'Don the con' From dive bars to steakhouses: How Iowa caucus staffers blow off steam Warren policy ideas show signs of paying off MORE and Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: 'I will not let Iran have nuclear weapons' Rocket attack hits Baghdad's Green Zone amid escalating tensions: reports Buttigieg on Trump tweets: 'I don't care' MORE in this fall's presidential debates.

In an appearance on CNN this week, a Trump surrogate said the Republican nominee would approach the debates as something similar to "WrestleMania." 

“If it’s 'WrestleMania,' can we get The Rock on stage so I can vote for him and be done with it?” Ham responded.

Johnson, a pro-wrestler-turned-actor, has said that he is considering a future in politics.

"I'll be honest, I haven't ruled politics out,” Johnson said in a June interview with British GQ. "I'm not being coy when I say that, but at the moment I am not sure. I can't deny that the thought of being governor, the thought of being president, is alluring.”