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The Rock Hits Out At Fake Interview, Says He Never Called Millennials 'Snowflakes'

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has set the record straight, after a fake interview claimed he'd lashed out at millennials.

A UK website said they'd nabbed an ~exclusive interview~ with the actor and published a series of sensational quotes about his hatred for "politically correct softies".

"While The People’s Champion applauds the fact nowadays anyone can “be who they want to be” the musclebound man-mountain raged at the constant offence snowflakes take from everything," the wild article from The Daily Star read. 

"The legendary wrestler turned actor says it does a disservice to war heroes who fought for freedom of speech,it falsely stated.

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The piece quoted Johnson complaining that "generation snowflake, or whatever you want to call them, are actually putting us backwards.”

The story went viral earlier today, with fans scratching their heads about the out-of-character rant from the world's biggest teddy-bear -- completely unprepared to move The Rock to the growing 'problematic faves' pile of celebrities.

Luckily, Johnson has set the record straight in a video posted to his Instagram page -- clarifying that he would never insult an entire generation.

"I can't believe I have to do this again, and set the record straight on something but I'm happy to do it," he said.

"Earlier today, an interview dropped online with me -- apparently it was with me -- where I was insulting and criticising millennials," Johnson added.

He went on to confirm the dodgy interview "never took place".

"It never happened. I never said any of those words. Completely untrue. One hundred percent fabricated. I was quite baffled when I woke up this morning."

Johnson spoke from the heart to his loyal fanbase, reminding us all that The Rock's brand is all about kindness.

"I've gained such a great trust and equity with all of you guys over the years. You know it's not a real DJ interview if I'm ever insulting a group, a generation or anyone. Because that's not me, that's not who I am. That's not what we do!"

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The fake interview is the latest in a series of fabricated articles, including Playboy Germany's "chat" with Ennio Morricone and Egypt Air's bizarre profile on Drew Barrymore.

The Rock went on to give love to all generations including his newly invented "Tequila generation".

"That's a generation I just started, that's a good one," he laughed.

"You'll want to join it. I always encourage empathy, I encourage growth, but most importantly, I encourage everybody to be exactly who they want to be," he concluded.

That's why we love you, Dwayne.

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