Early on Friday morning, a father of three girls allegedly abused by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar tried to attack the doctor during a hearing.
“Would you give me one minute?” Randall Margraves asks the judge before lunging at Nassar and getting tackled to the ground.
— ABC News (@ABC) February 2, 2018
Though Margraves was apprehended by bailiffs before he was able to do any damage, the clip went viral and stirred a similar sentiment of anger across the country.
Dwanye Johnson must have seen the clip because he tweeted a not-so cryptic message for Nassar.
“We all understand this father’s action,” The Rock said just before noon this morning. “Nassar’s punishment will go far beyond sentencing. Behind bars, he’ll soon know what hell means. He’ll be well taken care of.”
We all understand this father’s action. Nassar’s punishment will go far beyond sentencing. Behind bars, he’ll soon know what hell means. He’ll be well taken care of. https://t.co/6Fo47mppFo
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) February 2, 2018
Lots of people backed him up, echoing that Nassar will get whatever he deserves in a federal correctional facility.
Hopefully the father doesnt get charged with anything. Anybody who has kids should know the anger he was feeling. I for one would have done the same thing.
— Robbie Dickinson (@GoPokesRRD) February 2, 2018
Those officers should have been like… pic.twitter.com/EozVAAQbyC
— Sarah Turner (@_sarahturner) February 2, 2018
One guy actually disagreed with Johnson on this one but WWE wrestler Scott Armstrong put him in his place.
Hi the Rock, I love you but the point of jail isn’t to have people get the shit kicked out of them. It’s kinda a toxic view and I think you’re better than that.
— handsome mike mulloy (@fakemikemulloy) February 2, 2018
You must not have a daughter!
— Scott Armstrong (@WWEArmstrong) February 2, 2018
Nassar’s high profile case has gotten all sorts of attention over the past several months but Dwayne Johnson addressing raises the stakes. The last thing I’d want is The Rock warning me of the evils that await me in prison. Those aren’t exactly comforting words.
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