Elizabeth Warren Talks ‘Ballers’ Fandom, Says She’d Love Dwayne Johnson to Run for President


2020 Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is a recognized fan of HBO’s Ballers. The bro-centric soccer comedy even paid tribute to the politician within the present’s Season 5 premiere, with star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson seen studying a duplicate of her 2017 e-book “The Battle Is Our Battle.” (Warren even tipped her hat to the visible reference again in August through Twitter, embedded under.)

In a brand new interview with Leisure Weekly, Warren dished on all issues Ballers, which retires this season. “Why would individuals be stunned that I like ‘Ballers?’ It’s obtained The Rock! What’s to not love?” she stated. “It’s an fascinating story that’s totally different from a lot of what’s on tv. The problems they’ve tackled on ‘Ballers’ are actual.”

It’s lengthy been bandied about that Johnson may someday run for president, and the actor even confirmed it himself on the latest Los Angeles Comedian Con. “I feel the ‘Individuals’s President’ has a very nice ring to it. I’ll simply say that,” stated the motion star, who beforehand instructed Vainness Honest {that a} presidential run “can be an excellent alternative to assist individuals.”

So when requested by EW what Warren thinks about Johnson’s attainable run, she stated, “I’d welcome him to the race. I do know he would combat for the ideas that he believes in — he’s my form of man!” Warren additionally added, “Who doesn’t like The Rock? And I’ve to say, who doesn’t love The Rock’s wardrobe decisions — don’t they simply knock you out? These vests and the pink shirts…Oh man, it’s eye sweet.”

General, Warren stated she’s proud of HBO’s resolution to finish Ballers after 5 years. “I’ve to say, 5 seasons feels excellent for this present. I’m glad they’re not hanging on till they bounce the shark and then you definately roll your eyes and cease watching as a result of it’s not any good. I feel they’ve executed a very nice job of 5 seasons which have a variety of improvement for every of the principle characters,” she instructed EW.

Warren can be a giant fan of one other HBO sequence, Recreation of Thrones, as she revealed earlier this yr.