How Did "Pain & Gain" Do at The Box Office?
According to BoxOfficeMojo.com, The Rock's new movie "Pain & Gain" finished in first place at the box office this weekend and took in an estimated $20 million for its opening.
Rock Given Major Award by University of Miami
In other Rock news, Dwayne Johnson was given the Edward T. Foote II Alumnus of Distinction Award by the University of Miami on April 18th, according to The Wrestling Observer.
The award is "given to an alumni who has been successful in their field and has made a significant impact through community service" and is considered to be one of the highest forms of honor a graduate of the University of Miami can receive.
Additionally, Johnson has donated several millions of dollars to the University of Miami Alumni center for the renovation of facilities and locker rooms for football, and the school has since renamed the college locker room the Dwayne Johnson Locker Room. Johnson accepted the award giving a speech at the induction ceremony and talked about learning discipline in college that allowed him to become a success in wrestling and film.
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