Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson presents $30k TRUCK to buddy who took him in when he was a homeless teenager
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has gifted a $30,000 truck to a lifelong buddy.
Bruno Lauer took within the actor when he turned homeless as a teen after he and his mom have been evicted from their house in Hawaii, and as soon as once more 9 years later when Dwayne fell on exhausting instances whereas making an attempt to make it as a wrestler.
On New Yr’s Day, the Quick & Livid star, 48, took to his Instagram to share a clip of the candy second that he ‘returned the favour’ to Bruno by shocking him with a Ford F150 and promised his buddy he is ‘acquired him coated’ when he chooses to retire.
Returning the favour: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, 48, has gifted a truck to lifelong buddy Bruno Lauer, who took within the actor when he turned homeless as a teen
The previous wrestling supervisor – who labored underneath the title of Harvey Wippleman within the Nineteen Nineties – first took Dwayne in aged 15, after which the pair later lived in Bruno’s trailer in Nashville.
Bruno even helped The Rock buy his very first automotive when he was simply 15 years previous and making an attempt to launch his wrestling profession in Memphis.
Dwayne shocked his lifelong buddy with the car to thank him for his generosity, leaving Bruno overwhelmed and shedding a tear within the clip shared to social media.
In a prolonged caption alongside the video, Dwayne defined the story behind their friendship, which included Bruno buying The Rock his first automotive from ‘a crackhead’ for $40.
Grateful! On New Yr’s Day, the Quick & Livid star took to his Instagram to share a clip of the candy second that he ‘returned the favour’ to Bruno by shocking him with a Ford F150
He wrote: ‘Merry Christmas, Bruno Love you, brother! 100% crackhead free. My life (particularly my teenage years) has been stuffed with the wildest twists and turns.
‘But God and the universe had all the time discovered a approach to put just a few individuals in my path that will change the trajectory of the street I used to be taking place.
‘Meet considered one of my lifelong mates, Bruno Lauer — or I want to name him, ‘Downtown Bruno’ My mother and I have been evicted off the island of Hawaii and I used to be despatched to Nashville, Tennessee to reside with my dad.
Shock! Dwayne shocked his lifelong buddy with the car to thank him for his generosity, leaving Bruno overwhelmed and shedding a tear within the clip shared to social media
‘After I landed in Nashville, I shortly came upon I wasn’t gonna reside with my dad. S**t occurs, plans change and that is the way in which it goes.
‘As a substitute, I informed I used to be gonna reside with a man named Bruno. Who on the time lived in a tiny room at a spot referred to as the Alamo Plaza motel.
‘Bruno might’ve (and will’ve) stated hell no, I am not takin’ in some child who I do not know. However he did not. He took this punk child in and we turned lifelong mates.’
Friendship: In a prolonged caption alongside the video, Dwayne defined the story behind their friendship, which included Bruno buying The Rock his first automotive from ‘a crackhead’ for $40
Explaining that 9 years later he discovered himself as soon as once more on exhausting instances, Dwayne praised Bruno for stepping up for him and letting him keep in his trailer.
Dwayne wrote: ‘Then paradoxically – about 9 years later once I had the notorious ‘$7 Bucks’ in my pocket – I began my wrestling profession in Memphis, Tennessee and AGAIN – had no place to reside and Bruno took me and let me shake up in his trailer, til I might get on my toes.
‘And hell, once I was 15yrs previous, Bruno even gave me his final $40 bucks so I might hustle a crackhead out of his automotive one evening at a honky tonk in Nashville.
Grateful: Dwayne defined that 9 years after first turning into homeless, he discovered himself as soon as once more on exhausting instances, and praised Bruno for stepped up and let him keep in his trailer
‘However the hustle was on me, as a result of once I took off down the street there was a SECOND CRACKHEAD handed out on the ground within the again! Wild instances at 15yrs previous.
‘Merry Christmas, Bruno and because you helped me ‘purchase’ my first automotive – I figured I might return the favor and purchase you one which 100% does NOT have a crackhead within the again seat.
‘I like you, brother. Your kindness and coronary heart – helped change my life’s trajectory. And while you’re able to retire from ‘the enterprise’ you simply say the phrase. I acquired you coated. We’ll go ‘downtown.’ Take pleasure in your new trip and provides Partitions, Mississippi my love and gratitude.’
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