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Dwayne Johnson’s Daughter Doesn’t Believe That He Voiced a Character from ‘Moana’

Dwayne Johnson has played everything from a Baywatch lifeguard to the tooth fairy, but one of his most important roles is that of “dad.” The 50-year-old actor posted a video of a tea party he had with his youngest daughter, Tiana, in which he revealed that she still doesn't believe he played the part of Maui in Moana.

In the clip, ‘The Rock’ and his daughter are seen pretending to drink from tiny pink teacups. Johnson wrote, “Man, these daddy/daughter/bunny tea parties have a special way of kinda putting life into real perspective. My ‘why’ becomes even more clear. She just turned 4 and probably won’t remember this, but I sure will.”

It was then that the Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle actor revealed his youngest doesn't think he actually voiced Maui in the hit animated film Moana. “And she still refuses to believe that her daddy is actually MAUI from one of her favorite @disney movies, MOANA!” he wrote. “She always says, ‘Daddy, you’re not Maui, you’re The Rock.’”

Although his daughter may not believe it, Johnson did voice the strong, shape-shifting demigod in the 2016 animated hit, and his performance of the song “You're Welcome” from the movie's soundtrack earned him his first appearance on the Billboard Hot 100.

Disney+ recently announced that Moana would be getting a sequel in the form of a new television series, and while no casting announcements have been made yet, we're hoping that stars like Johnson will reprise their voice work for the upcoming series.

We'll see if his daughter believes him then!

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Joel is the Associate Editor for News & Entertainment and has been reporting on all things pop culture for over 5 years. Before working at PureWow, he served as a Features...