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Dwayne Johnson blasts 'generation snowflake' in interview

Wonderwall logo Wonderwall 2019-01-11 Mark Gray
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Dwayne Johnson thinks freedom of speech is under attack by a culture that he is dubbing "generation snowflake."

During a chat with U.K.'s Daily Star, The Rock came down hard on this generation, saying they are essentially offended by everything.

Dwayne Johnson posing for the camera: Dwayne Johnson attends the © David Fisher/REX/Shutterstock Dwayne Johnson attends the

"I don't have to agree with what somebody thinks, who they vote for, what they voted for, what they think, but I will back their right to say or believe it. That's democracy," he said. "So many good people fought for freedom and equality - but this generation are looking for a reason to be offended. If you are not agreeing with them then they are offended - and that is not what so many great men and women fought for."

Dwayne Johnson in a white shirt: Dwayne Johnson visits the © Charles Sykes / Bravo / NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Dwayne Johnson visits the

The actor, who's openly toyed with a possible presidential run, applauds the world for becoming more tolerant, but a certain generation is whining and potentially sending that positive change back.

"We thankfully now live in a world that has progressed over the last 30 or 40 years," he said. "People can be who they want, be with who they want, and live how they want. That can only be a good thing - but generation snowflake or, whatever you want to call them, are actually putting us backwards."

Also watch: Dwayne Johnson reportedly earned $13 million more than Emily Blunt for the same movie, and we're done (Provided by Hello Giggles)

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