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Dwayne Johnson’s mother, Ata Johnson, survived a car accident late at night this week, but the former wrestler-turned-actor assured his fans that she was fine. “Thank God 🙏🏾 she’s fine,” Dwayne captioned a Feb. 2 Instagram post, which featured a photo of his mom’s wrecked red car. “Angels of mercy watched over my mother as she was in a car accident late last night. She will survive and continue to be tested.”
Dwayne went on to praise his mother’s strength, writing: “This woman survived lung cancer, a rocky marriage, a head-on collision with a drunk driver and a suicide attempt. She is a survivor, d ‘a way that makes angels and miracles real.’ He also thanked the LAPD and LAFD for “being so caring and focused” and “staying on the phone and talking to me through it all.”
The ‘Black Adam’ star – whose father, Rocky, died in 2020 aged 75 – concluded his post with a thoughtful message and wrote: “I have one parent left so if you still have your mom and dad, be sure to kiss ’em hard, because you never know when you’ll get that 3am call we never want to get. ❤️”
A number of celebrities extended their best wishes to Dwayne’s mother under her Instagram post, including the actor’s former ‘Fast and Furious’ co-star Tyrese, who commented, “Praise God we love you mother angel!!!!!!!!!!!! Name of Jesus you will ALWAYS be covered…. We love you mom!!! GRACE!!!!!”
Dwayne and his mother have a pretty sweet mother-son bond. The actor has frequently brought Ata to several of his past film premieres — his latest being for Netflix’s “Red Notice” — and appearances at awards shows, and he loves to praise her on the networks. social. In October 2020, Dwayne shared a video of himself celebrating his mother’s 72nd birthday on Instagram and wrote a touching tribute to her.
“We walk this unpredictable road of life and we never know what lies ahead – so we do our best to treat each day for what it is – a true blessing. And no one embodies this philosophy more than my mother,” he wrote. in the caption. “She’s a survivor, so every day she lives life to the fullest and is a shining beacon of love, joy and kindness…Happy birthday mom! We love you!! #birthdayblessings #family ❤️. “