At the least 46 % of Americans want to see Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson run for president, a brand new poll has discovered.
Greater than 30,130 folks have been surveyed by Piplsay for their tackle celebrities — together with Johnson and Matthew McConaughey — who could also be focused on politics.
Twenty-nine % mentioned they want to see each McConaughey and Johnson, who’re eyeing runs for Texas governor and US president, respectively, run for workplace.
One other 17 % mentioned they’d like to see solely the retired WWE wrestler within the White Home at some point.
Simply 12 % backed McConaughey for governor of the Lone Star State, the survey discovered.
Johnson, 48, floated the thought of operating for president in February, telling USA Immediately he would “contemplate a presidential run sooner or later if that’s what the folks needed.”
However his Washington, DC, goals date way back to 2017 when he advised GQ that operating was “an actual risk.” The following 12 months, he bowed out of a possible 2020 bid saying he wasn’t prepared — but.
In the meantime, McConaughey has additionally been mulling a bid for Texas governor.
“I’ve a brand new chapter for myself, personally in my life. I consider it’s in some kind of management position,” he not too long ago mentioned. “I don’t know what that position is. I don’t know my class. We’ve been speaking in regards to the ‘why’ of management and even, I’d say, we’d like some extra good leaders.”
Pollsters weighed different celebrities favored as attainable presidents — frontrunners have been Tom Hanks (22 %), Will Smith (21 %,) Angelina Jolie (30 %) and Oprah Winfrey (27 %).
The survey additionally discovered that 45 % of Americans consider celebrities are “free to do what they want” when it comes to operating for workplace. Thirty-nine % discovered that A-listers might make good politicians if they’d the correct political perspective.
And an awesome 81 % consider public opinion is swayed by movie star opinions and endorsements.
The web survey was performed from April 2-Four and garnered responses from 30,138 folks aged 18 and older.