Nothing throws Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson for a loop — besides dedication, apparently!
As we reported, the Jumanji: The Subsequent Degree star obtained married to longtime girlfriend Lauren Hashian in a secret Hawaii ceremony again in August — after practically a decade of courting and two lovely youngsters collectively!
In a brand new interview with WSJ Journal for the magazine’s December/January problem, the WWE icon opened up about why he waited so lengthy earlier than tying the knot a second time. Not surprisingly, it has every little thing to do along with his now-defunct first marriage.
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Admitting his 2008 divorce from Dany Garcia made him query whether or not or not he’d ever get hitched once more, the 47-year-old star mentioned:
“My divorce did a quantity on me. I wasn’t scared of getting married once more, there was just a few hesitancy.”
“Some hesitancy” feels like concern to us. Simply sayin’.
In fact, that didn’t imply he wasn’t completely struck by Cupid’s arrow from the very begin when he met Hashian whereas filming The Recreation Plan again in 2006. He recalled:
“Inside 30 seconds, I assumed, ‘Wow, this woman’s gorgeous.’ On the time, I used to be going by my breakup with Dany, and she or he was simply coming off a giant breakup too. Sarcastically, whenever you’re not on the lookout for one thing, the ability of the universe type of takes over.”
We hear that so much!
For Johnson and Hashian, the universe empowered them to welcome two daughters: 3-year-old Jasmine and 1-year-old Tiana.
Though their household was rising, the actor — who additionally has an 18-year-old daughter, Simone, with Dany — mentioned his girl love by no means pressured him to place a hoop on it.
“Lauren was extremely affected person: ‘I like you, you’re keen on me, we have now this superb life collectively — no presh.’”
Johnson then spoke on how they pulled off their covert Kauai ceremony, telling the outlet that he and his bride-to-be “had a full safety element in case there have been helicopters,” including:
“There was no press, no paparazzi. Nobody knew. I used to be shocked however so grateful. My life is so loud and noisy; the truth that it was quiet was a giant win.”
It additionally didn’t harm the one attendees on the Eight a.m. (!!) ceremony have been 9 adults from the couple’s “tight, tight circle.” He quipped:
“I’ve been up since 4, I’ve obtained an 8:30 exercise — I gotta get this going, get to the half the place ‘I do!’”
Wishing the gorgeous couple a lifetime of happiness!
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Our cups (and tequila glasses 🥃) runneth over with gratitude. @laurenhashianofficial and I are deeply grateful to everybody who labored tirelessly to make this wedding ceremony probably the most lovely and spiritually enriching day ever. No press, no paparazzi, no noise, nothing lavish or opulent – simply us and our household – who all introduced with them infinite love, help, respect, pleasure and vibrant mana. And an enormous mahalo to all of you on the market 🌎 for all of your pretty feedback, posts, effectively needs and constructive vibes – it was actually cool to see. So cheers 🥂 in spirit of Mālama Honua – to like and shield all issues we cherish – our lands, oceans, cultures and one another. A magical day and a great one for the soul. And tomorrow I’ll go proper again to my “honey do” function and altering diapers 😉 #lifeisgood #johnsonhashianwedding #horizontalhula #aloha 🤟🏾 @hhgarcia41 📸
Would you get hitched a second time in case your first marriage didn’t work out??
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