Dwayne Johnson Plays Angry President In “The Rock Obama” On ‘SNL’ (VIDEO)

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By Michael Lewittes |

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Dwayne Johnson, once again, played the president’s angrier alter ego, “The Rock Obama,” on “Saturday Night Live.” Basically, the premise is that Barack Obama is a slim, easygoing and generally calm guy, but if you make him mad, his huge muscles rip through his clothes and he transforms like the Hulk into “The Rock Obama.” See the video below.

In the sketch, Obama, initially played by Jay Pharaoh, was meeting with Sen. Tom Cotton, who wrote a letter to Iran, Sen. Ted Cruz, and House Speaker John Boehner, who invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress. Well, all of that made Obama angry, who said, “I’m gonna try to not lose my temper.”

But he only got angrier after Boehner explained that he invited Netanyahu because his “people actually respect him.” After a while, Obama got so angry that his muscles bulged through his clothes and he turned into “The Rock Obama,” played by Johnson. “The Rock Obama” told Boehner, “You like Israel, maybe you should go visit Israel,” before throwing him out of a window in the White house. He then said to Sen. Cotton, “How do you write letters with no hands,” before ripping his hands off.

But he wasn’t the only one in the family to transform. When Michelle Obama (Sasheer Zamata) heard there was a vagrant in the White House bush garden, she got angry, too, becoming “She Rock Obama” (Leslie Jones).

As Gossip Cop reported, this is the second time Johnson has done “The Rock Obama” sketch on “SNL.” The first time he did it was back in 2009, with Fred Armisen playing Barack Obama.

Check out video below of Johnson playing “The Rock Obama” again on “SNL,” and tell us what you think.


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