“…When I say I’m going to take care of a woman, I don’t just mean physically or sexually or romantically. I’m going to take care of her emotionally and spiritually. I’m going to take care of her in all ways. I take a lot of pride in that today…”—Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, ESSENCE
His over-the-top manliness—finely honed during years performing as a WWE pro wrestler—has led to total box office domination. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been in the limelight for years, but now the man ESSENCE readers voted as having one of the hottest bodies in Hollywood has officially ascended to superstar status; with 5 million Twitter followers and a legion of adoring female fans. The action star talks to ESSENCE Senior Writer Jeannine Amber and shares what he likes best about Black women, what he’s learned about love and what he’d like to do with those big, strong hands of his. “The Rock” is part of ESSENCE’s “Baddest Brothers of 2013” package. More than 4,000 of our readers voted on ESSENCE.com to tell us their picks for the sexiest eye candy of 2013—including Idris Elba, Boris Kodjoe, Lance Gross, Michael Ealy…and a few eligible bachelors looking for love. For more of the men that make us swoon, pick up the August issue…on newsstands July 8th!