Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson’s latest role as Santa Claus may be his best yet.
The former wrestler turned Hollywood actor donned a festive suit to surprise a widowed father of two who had been struggling to afford Christmas presents for his children.
“Super dad” and collector Jay Abel was having to sell off his favourite memorabilia to raise money to buy them gifts and had contacted Johnson to ask for a retweet of his eBay appeal after having difficulties finding work during the coronavirus pandemic.
The pair then met virtually on actor John Krasinski's YouTube show Some Good News where Johnson said: "Well, the truth is, I saw your tweet and your tweet really, really moved me."
Afterwards he told Abel, who lost his wife three years ago, to take his items off the online marketplace because “Dwanta Claus is going to take care of all of that".
The Rock added: “I also want your kids to know what kind of father they have. So, I hear that you like comics… when this whole thing is done and when it’s safe, I want you to come down to Southern California and I want you to visit us at the DC Universe and we’ll show you around, give you a whole bunch of cool DC swag.”
Johnson then promised the “speechless” comic book fan he was going to bind and sign his Black Adam script for him once the movie had wrapped.
You’re this kind of dad and a retweet is all you want?
I have a little bit more in mind for you. Stay ready.