Dwayne Johnson Responds to Fan Who Took Life-Size Cutout of Him to Prom

No date? No problem! After a high school student brought a cardboard cutout of Dwayne Johnson to her prom, The Rock called her "the best prom date EVER!"

By Elyse Dupre May 31, 2022 7:39 PMTags
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Now this date really rocks.

High school student Mel brought Dwayne Johnson to her prom—well, sort of. The 18-year-old had a cardboard cutout of the actor join her at the big dance. They got all dressed up—wearing coordinating pink outfits—and posed for prom pics with her friends.

"Thank you @therock for taking me to prom," Mel wrote on Instagram May 22. "I had so much fun. Best date a person could ask for." 

And it looks like the Young Rock star appreciated the invite. "It was absolutely my honor @smilesweetsraccoon and you were the best prom date EVER!!" the real Dwayne wrote on Instagram May 30, re-sharing the pics. "Great to meet your family and friends too! Ps, I'm super happy you posted! Have the best summer! DJ." 

His message was awesome but not unexpected, since Dwayne has a history of going out of his way for fans.

Dwayne Johnson's Most Inspirational Quotes

Over the years, he's pulled up to celebrity tour buses to say hello to his supporters, given shout-outs to his doppelgängers, sent a heartwarming message to a young Moana fan who was battling cancer and given his People's Choice Award to a Make-A-Wish recipient.

"It's the easiest part of my job I think to be kind and take pictures and sign an autograph," he said during a 2019 guest appearance on Live With Kelly and Ryan. "Literally, it's the easiest thing….When I was 15, I heard a quote that was 'It's nice to be important, it's more important to be nice.'"