The Rock thanks his ‘tequila drinking buddy’ Jeff Bezos at People’s Choice Awards

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Jeff Bezos made a surprise appearance at the People’s Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Tuesday night to present an award to film star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and reveal a budding, fond, bald-guy friendship in the process.

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The Amazon founder said there were many ways to describe Johnson — “larger than life,” “extraordinarily talented,” “the ultimate girl dad,” “strong, handsome, bald.”

“Hey, that’s a good look.” Bezos jokes, before adding that Johnson is “impossible not to like” and that Bezos appreciates the actor’s kindness the most.


Johnson took the stage to accept the People’s Champion Award and gave Bezos a big, almost hug. Bezos stood several feet away.

“I want to thank my good friend Jeff, my tequila drinking friend Jeff,” Johnson said. “I really appreciate those words, it meant a lot to me.”

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Johnson, living up to that kindness, went on to present his award to a guest from the Make-A-Wish Foundation, identified as Shushana.

Bezos and Johnson have dated before, as evidenced by an Instagram post shared by Johnson in June (below), in which he wrapped his hand around the tech giant’s former CEO (below) in an Amazon delivery driver shirt. Was wearing

Again, tequila was referenced.

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