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29th Nov 2022

Dwayne Johnson returns to shop he used to steal from as a kid to ‘right the wrong’

Charlie Herbert

Yet more confirmation that the Rock is just a really great guy

Dwayne Johnson has decided to finally ‘right a wrong’ that has lived with him for decades.

The Rock revealed that when he was younger, he used to visit a store in Hawaii every single day for almost a year to shoplift Snickers bars.

Every day, he would pop into the 7-Eleven store and nick a chocolate bar before heading to the gym.

Now, in the latest example of Johnson being one of the nicest guys in Hollywood, the megastar has decided to repay his debt to the shop.

In a post on Instagram, he wrote: “We were evicted from Hawaii in ‘87 and after all these years – I finally got back home to right this wrong.”

He explained that he did the shoplifting when he was 14-years-old and was “broke as hell” at the time.

“The same clerk was there every day and always just turned her head and never busted me,” he continued.

“I’ve exercised a few big demons over the years (I still have a few left;) so I know this one seems VERY SILLY, but every time I come back home to Hawaii and drive by 7-11…I always knew I needed to go in and clean out every Snickers bar they had – the right way.”

So, he did just that.

The Rock went into the store, to the surprise of everyone in there, and purchased every single Snickers bar on the shelf.

He then left the paid-for chocolate bars by the till, so that the store wasn’t out of stock and shoppers could still get their Snickers fix if they wanted.

He also told staff “if anyone looks like they’re stealing Snickers, give them one of these!”

Johnson didn’t stop there, oh no. The 50-year-old also decided to pay for the shopping of everyone else in the store.

He said it was the “least I could do considering all the sh*t I used to steal from there.”

And he finished with a lovely piece of life advice, saying: “We can’t change the past and some of the dumb stuff we may have done, but every once in a while we can add a little redeeming grace note to that situation — and maybe put a big smile on some stranger’s faces.”

What a guy.

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