Dwayne Johnson buys bakkie for friend who helped when he was homeless

Dwayne Johnson buys bakkie for friend who helped when he was homeless

- Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has bought a $30 000 (R440 000) bakkie for a friend who took him in when he was homeless

- The Rock shared that Bruno Lauer let him live in his "tiny room" when he and his mother were evicted from their home

- Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson also said Bruno helped him buy his very first car

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Dwayne Johnson, better known as The Rock, bought a $30 000 (R438 381) bakkie for one of his lifelong friends. The actor took to social media recently and shared that he gifted the vehicle to Bruno Lauer as a Christmas present.

In a lengthy Instagram post, The Rock explained how Bruno took him in when he became homeless as a teenager. He shared that he and his mother had been evicted from their home in Hawaii when Bruno opened his home to him.

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The Fast & Furious actor explained that Bruno took him in again about nine years later when he started his wrestling career in Memphis, Tennessee.

On New Year's Day, the 48-year-old superstar took to his Instagram to share a video of the sweet moment when he "returned the favour" to Bruno. He surprised him with a Ford F150.

According to The Rock, Bruno even helped him purchase his very first car when he was just 15 years old.

Check out the rest of The Rock's lengthy post below:

Dwayne Johnson's followers took to his comment section to share their thoughts on his gift to Bruno. Check out some of their comments below:

tonybacon727 said:

"This is what the world needs more of."

thegame_mudhasar wrote:

"This is BEAUTIFUL."

i_love_vin_diesel commented:

"And again you are a soulman and this is awesome, thank you for your wonderful heart."

mehdist06 said:

"Hi Rock you are really great, I am proud of you."
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josh_chant98 wrote:

"Happy new year DJ, love you man big inspiration!"

fatherofcopper commented:

"The world needs more Rocks. You’re a good human being, Rock!"

firewolfashton added:

"A kind man who always appreciates his blessings."
Dwayne Johnson buys bakkie for friend who helped when he was homeless

Dwayne Johnson bought a bakkie for a friend who helped when he was homeless. Image: @therock
Source: Instagram

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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