‘The Rock’ Postpones Launch Of His New Under Armour Collection Out Of Respect For Jacob Blake

by Sarah Bregel
Sarah Bregel is an editor at LittleThings.com covering entertainment, trending stories, adorable stuff, parenting, and more. She is also a freelance writer, mom of two, dog mom, feminist, and deep-breather.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is not afraid to speak out on the issues that are important to him. He just took to Twitter to let his fans know that he has strong feelings about the police shootings of unarmed Black men that continue to happen weekly across the country.

But not only is he speaking out, he’s taking action, too.

“The Rock” just shared that he will be postponing the release of his new Under Armour collection out of respect for Jacob Blake, the latest unarmed Black man to be shot by police, and his family. He wrote:

Out of respect for Jacob Blake & his family we’ll postpone our @projectrock @underarmour PR3 launch today. I’ll keep you posted on our relaunch date. Unbelievable we’re here again. Shot 7xs. In the back. In front of his kids. There’s no progress without humanity.”

It’s a pretty big move, but Johnson’s fans aren’t all that surprised. He’s showed us time and time again that he’s an incredibly compassionate guy with a huge heart. He’s also definitely a family man, constantly sharing photos and videos of his adorable kids. Either way, it’s deeply important that we keep hearing from celebrities with huge platforms about racial injustice. Until change happens, we can likely expect to hear more from Dwayne on this issue.

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