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Dwayne Johnson wants to know who verbally abused Rebecca Ferguson

Johnson calls Ferguson his ‘guardian angel’
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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson (Photo credit: Bang Media)

Dwayne “The Rock”Johnson wants to know who verbally abused his “guardian angel” Rebecca Ferguson.

The wrestler-turned-actor, 51, spoke out in the wake of what Dune: Part Two star Rebecca, 40, said during a podcast appearance about how she once fled a film set in tears after she was “screamed at” by an “absolute idiot” co-star, who she refused to name.

“Hate seeing this but love seeing her stand up to [this person]. Rebecca was my guardian angel sent from heaven on our set, I love that woman. I’d like to find out who did this,” Johnson, who starred alongside Ferguson in Hercules, commented under a clip of her interview on the “Reign with Josh Smith” show posted on X.

“I remember there was a moment and this human being was being so insecure and angry because this person couldn’t get the scenes out,” Ferguson said about her on-set trauma.

“And I think I was so vulnerable and uncomfortable that I got screamed at. But because this person was number one on a call sheet, there was no safety net for me. So no one had my back. And I would cry walking off set,” she added.

Ferguson added the unnamed co-star – who she confirmed was not Tom Cruise, 61, or Hugh Jackman, 55, who she acted alongside in Mission Impossible and The Greatest Showman respectively — would also ask her questions such as: “You call yourself an actor?” and “This is what I have to work with?” in front of the cast and crew.

“I stood there just breaking,” she added.

She also opened up about how no senior bosses on the film came to her aid.

The actress said she ended up standing up for herself a day after the actor’s tirade.

“I remember being so scared. I looked at this person and I said, “You can F– off. I’m gonna work toward a tennis ball. I never want to see you again,” Ferguson added about the face-off.

Her director explained why her co-star’s behavior had been tolerated: “You’re right. I am not taking care of everyone else. I’m trying to fluff this person. Because it’s so unstable.”

“It was great from that moment, but it took so long for me to get to that,” Ferguson said, adding that things calmed down after her confrontations.

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