Dwayne Johnson Gives His Stunt Double A Brand New Truck

Dwayne Johnson Gives His Stunt Double A Brand New Truck
Tara Walsh
Tara Walsh

1 Aug 2018

Dwayne Johnson's cousin and stunt double, Tanoai Reed, ''has broken multiple bones, severed tendons, torn ligaments & just been an overall dominating bad a** achieving several 'Stuntman of the Year' honors,''

Well, that's according to Johnsons recent Instagram post! 

What do you give the man whos broken bones for you to produce the best film footage? A brand new truck. 

Dwayne Johnson wanted to show his cousin how much he loves him and and appreciates the work he does, so, he surprised him with a brand new truck.

The actor shared the moment on Instagram with a video captioned, ''...Not only does Tanoai represent our family and my career with relentless commitment and passion. He also represents an entire Hollywood stunt community that is truly the backbone of our business. Love you uso and thank you for the blood, sweat, tears and years...''

Check out the video below! 

 

SURPRISE! I love handing over keys🔑🎁 I love you brother and enjoy your new truck! Over the course of my career, my stunt double (and cousin) Tanoai Reed @samoanstuntman has broken multiple bones, severed tendons, torn ligaments & just been an overall dominating bad ass achieving several “Stuntman of the Year” honors. All done with one goal in mind - deliver the best movie possible to the world. I had this custom pick up truck delivered just in time to surprise him (he’s still recovering from a stunt injury) while we give what he thought was going to be an interview about our careers together. As you’ll see the moment I put my hands on my hips, that’s the drivers cue to pull away and reveal the big surprise. Not only does Tanoai represent our family and my career with relentless commitment and passion. He also represents an entire Hollywood stunt community that is truly the backbone of our business. Love you uso and thank you for the blood, sweat, tears and years. We’re just getting started. Enjoy your new truck! #LetsRoll 🤟🏾

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Reed was in shock st the kind gesture and took to Instagram to show off his brand new truck with his 118K followers.

 

I’m still in complete shock from the surprise and so very humbled by his gesture of gratitude and post below . I’m truly blessed with the most amazing brother/boss/friend in @therock and the amazing team he surrounds himself with has truly become my extended family. Thank you for all of the years of your support and love and for helping put this awesome surprise together! 💓@auntysuenami and I have big road trip and tailgate plans in this big beautiful beast of a truck to go watch @bigredsam92 play for @uvafootball over the next 4 years! Now let’s get back to work! 💪🏽 ・・・ SURPRISE! I love handing over keys🔑🎁 I love you brother and enjoy your new truck! Over the course of my career, my stunt double (and cousin) Tanoai Reed @samoanstuntman has broken multiple bones, severed tendons, torn ligaments & just been an overall dominating bad ass achieving several “Stuntman of the Year” honors. All done with one goal in mind - deliver the best movie possible to the world. I had this custom pick up truck delivered just in time to surprise him (he’s still recovering from a stunt injury) while we give what he thought was going to be an interview about our careers together. As you’ll see the moment I put my hands on my hips, that’s the drivers cue to pull away and reveal the big surprise. Not only does Tanoai represent our family and my career with relentless commitment and passion. He also represents an entire Hollywood stunt community that is truly the backbone of our business. Love you uso and thank you for the blood, sweat, tears and years. We’re just getting started. Enjoy your new truck! #LetsRoll 🤟🏾

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