Dwayne Johnson is paying tribute to his former “mentor” Bret Hart.
Johnson made a special appearance while Hart was being inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame during a broadcast ceremony.
“Thank you to @therock for making a special appearance to honour @BretHart during our Celebrating Greatness: @CWOFame 2021 broadcast special featuring all of our 2021 Inductees & Honourees,” read a message posted on CWOF’s official Twitter account
Johnson replied by sharing a glowing tribute to the WWE Hall of Famer.
My pleasure, Bret Hart was a mentor to me when he didn’t have to be and in our wild and intense world of pro wrestling, there weren’t many “mentorship programs” back then 😊 He gave me guidance and I’ll always be grateful. Congrats my friend on your incredible accomplishment 🥃 https://t.co/VEwSy5q9Wc
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) December 18, 2021
“My pleasure, Bret Hart was a mentor to me when he didn’t have to be and in our wild and intense world of pro wrestling, there weren’t many ‘mentorship programs’ back then He gave me guidance and I’ll always be grateful. Congrats my friend on your incredible accomplishment,” wrote The Rock.
Hart also took to Instagram to thank Johnson, along with wrestling legend Chris Jericho.
“What a wild ride it’s been! Thank you again to @cwofame for the honour and my fans across Canada and around the world for making it happen,” he wrote. “Special thank you to @chrisjerichofozzy for inducting me and @therock for the kind words. I know you both are busy men, and I greatly appreciate that you did that for me.”
Hart added a quote from author John Irving: “If you’re lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.”