How Did Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson Know About Bin Laden's Death Before Everyone Else?

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Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson is a powerful man. The part-time Miami resident has an NCAA football championship ring with the '91 Hurricanes, the best opening for a movie in April with his latest flick, Fast Five, and apparently access to top-secret information long before the general public. Hours before Osama bin Laden's death was officially announced, Johnson took to his Twitter feed to tell everyone he'd just been informed of some big news.

Here Rocky's tweet. It came about 45 minutes before news outlets officially reported that President Obama would announce bin Laden's death:

Just got word that will shock the world - Land of the free...home of the brave DAMN PROUD TO BE AN AMERICAN!less than a minute ago via Who Say Favorite Retweet Reply


Johnson later confirmed the tweet was indeed about bin Laden being killed.

So how did Johnson get the news before the rest of us? Well, even before the media could officially confirm it, there were several rumors and unofficial reports that the president's announcement would concern the death of bin Laden. Maybe Rocky just threw caution to the wind and ran with the unconfirmed reports. 

Or maybe, in his unofficial capacity as Obama's badass alter ego -- the Rock Obama -- Johnson was able to pick up on something regular people couldn't, and could smell what Barack was cooking.

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ENTICING69EYEZ
ENTICING69EYEZ

The brama bull,The people's champ,The most electrifying man in all of sports entertainment,The Rock is the greatest wrestler of all time..Barack & The rock connection

Drake Mallard
Drake Mallard

Attorney General Eric Holder told lawmakers.

During a heated exchange with Republican congressmen, Holder predicted that "we will be reading Miranda rights to the corpse of Osama bin Laden" rather than to the US public enemy number one in captivity.

"Let's deal with reality," the attorney general added. Bin Laden "will never appear in an American courtroom." Holder reacted angrily to Republican critics who say the attorney general's proposal to try terror suspects in US federal civilian courts would put Americans at risk.

Drake Mallard
Drake Mallard

Attorney General Eric Holder told lawmakers.

During a heated exchange with Republican congressmen, Holder predicted that "we will be reading Miranda rights to the corpse of Osama bin Laden" rather than to the US public enemy number one in captivity.

"Let's deal with reality," the attorney general added. Bin Laden "will never appear in an American courtroom." Holder reacted angrily to Republican critics who say the attorney general's proposal to try terror suspects in US federal civilian courts would put Americans at risk.

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3054444444
3054444444

This guy never proofreads his articles.

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