John Cena Apologizes For Criticizing The Rock's Filming Schedule

Back in 2009, John Cena criticized Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson for not making WWE appearances when he left for Hollywood. Now that John Cena himself is a Hollywood star, he has apologized for his past words.

John Cena has actually apologized to The Rock in person many years ago, but a recent interview with The Gorilla Position (via WrestleZone) tells us more on why Cena has changed his tune.

You can read Cena's comments posted down below.

I’m sorry and I was wrong. That’s the best thing I can do. I think my gripes were legitimate inside the WWE Universe. The WWE Universe is so dedicated and so fanatical that they’re giving me the same comments that I gave Dwayne Johnson because every Monday and now moving to Friday, when they turn on the TV that’s their lives. That’s the thing that they follow the most and I’m not there anymore. I’m here promoting Bumblebee. They’re gonna watch Bumblebee, but they’ll go to the movie theaters once, twice, or whatever. It’s every Monday and if you’re not there every Monday, as a viewer, especially if I’ve been with you guys 15 years, you feel offended. Especially because before I was like, ‘Hey man, where’d you go?’ This is a very tough balancing act and when I called out Dwayne, I called him out because of ignorance. I called him out as someone that had tunnel vision in WWE and didn’t understand the process that when you make a movie, you are not allowed to do anything else because if you ruin this – if Seth Rollins splits my nose open over here – I can’t film the movie and there’s hundreds of other people whose financial well being depend on whether I show up to work in one piece. If I stop production, that could shut production down. That costs the movie money. It hampers the success of the movie, so once again I was foolish, selfish, and ignorant, but it made for awesome TV, so at least we’ve had that. It’s a conversation I’ve had with Dwayne multiple times and something I’m super comfortable telling any interviewer. I was ignorant. I was wrong and I’m sorry.

The Rock and John Cena are now good mates after they wrestled each other twice back in the years of 2012 and 2013. The Rock casually makes many WWE appearances now just to please his original wrestling fans.

John Cena himself is also juggling both WWE appearances and starring in Hollywood movies. You can catch Cena in the cinema now as he's one of the main characters in the Bumblebee movie.

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