Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is in some sizzling water with fans after posting about a photos of him and his household at the Georgia Aquarium over the weekend. Now, some are accusing the important particular person of supporting animal captivity.
The “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” important particular person posted three photos on Sunday of himself, his companion and their oldest daughter taking half within the sights at the aquarium. The first confirmed them inspecting a tank of whale sharks throughout which he wrote about being in dismay of the animals. Johnson moreover thanked the staff of the aquarium, which oversee bigger than One hundred,000 animals and sea creatures.
The 2nd post confirmed Johnson taking half in with a beluga whale joking that he’d came throughout his next co-important particular person. The third image confirmed the important particular person smiling down on a sea lion that’s having a behold up at him from its tank. Whereas the photos may presumably presumably appear harmless and the important particular person grateful for the journey, many animal rights advocates were immediate to dangle to the feedback half to rebuke Johnson for advocating for animals in captivity.
“This animal merely have to be inspire within the ocean!!!” one user wrote.
“For F*ck sake! Sad that a ‘celeb’ within the final public look is in enhance of one thing so inhumane!” one other acknowledged.
“Stay spreading propaganda. The Georgia Aquarium takes animals from their native waters so that they’ll exploit them for income. These animals don’t belong in miniature chlorinated pools,” one other user wrote. “Right here’s animal abuse.”
On Monday, Johnson shared a video of himself with a sea lion named Katie throughout which he pretends to help a conversation with her whereas she makes noise on say.
“I’m one with creatures and animals and in most cases one thing with a heartbeat,” he begins the video.
Since posting the photos, the feedback half of each list and the video has been a deluge of offended animal rights supporters either arguing with folk or chastising the important particular person for his willpower to enhance the practice of preserving animals in captivity by supporting the staff.
Johnson, who is liable to be considered next on his HBO series “Ballers,” has no longer spoke back to the criticism. As an various, he opted to to fragment a expose eulogizing his friend, the currently-departed wrestler Brian Christopher Lawler. As beforehand reported, Lawler died in his penal advanced cell of an apparent suicide.
“RIP brother,” Johnson wrote within the caption of a image of the 2 of them together. “Spent all week making an try to job the onerous loss of my correct bud, Brian Christopher Lawler. He became a nice friend the day I stepped foot within the exiguous wrestling territory within the south identified as the USWA to open my pro wrestling occupation.”