7 Times Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Made Us Want a Shot of Tequila

Fine, alcohol and bodybuilding don't typically mix—but even Dwayne Johnson makes an exception for tequila.

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Any bodybuilder will tell you that one of the first steps should take in your quest to shred your physique is swearing off alcohol. And we'll admit that booze isn't the most gains-friendly indulgence when consumed in excess, but everyone's entitled to a cheat meal—or drink—every once in a while.

Case in point: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

If you're not one of his 105 million Instagram followers, you may be thinking, "There's no way that guy cheats on his diet." But he does—and as with everything else he does, he does it big. (His cheat meals are legendary, as our friends over at Men's Journal proved indisputably.)

In addition to his eating-challenge-worthy sugar binges, Johnson's been known to enjoy an occasional shot or two of tequila—his drink of choice—on cheat days, and he's not afraid to admit it. In fact, rumor has it he's got his own tequila in the works. He hasn't officially announced it, but it would make total sense, and we would totally buy it.

On Instagram, The Rock's affinity for the Mexican liquor shows through from time to time, and we're not afraid to admit that it gives us serious tequila FOMO. That aside, it also makes us want to drink to whatever accomplishment Johnson's celebrating at the time.

Check out some of the posts that make us want to toast with The Rock below.

1. The time he topped of an epic cheat meal with a double shot:

2. When he celebrated the world premiere of the first Rampage trailer:

Brother I’m in. Raising a glass to... the pitch. The last time writer/director @rawsonthurber (dapper gentleman to my left) pitched me an idea for a movie.. I listened intently (we had just made Central Intelligence together). At the end of that pitch, I was so impressed by his original concept idea, I simply said, BROTHER I’M IN. Two years later we launch the world premiere trailer for that original concept idea.. #SKYSCRAPER. Now we sit and Rawson has pitched yet another original concept idea for a movie that’s again, very impressive. Big, global, fun, sexy, cool and thrilling... and my character will make you think twice about ever judging a book by its cover - even after you’ve read every page. My producing partners @flynnpictureco & @hhgarcia41 loved Rawson’s pitch too as you can tell by their big ass Kool Aid smiles. And yes, I may be on my 5th tequila, but I can still say with 99.7% sharp intellect and clarity, BROTHER, I’M IN. Can. Not. Wait. To get this movie made for you guys - you’re gonna love it. Another round to go please.. #Cheers #ThePitch #OriginalConcept

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3. When he toasted to a slew of accomplishments that we can barely keep track of:

Grateful to have this (tequila infused) celebratory dinner. Last week was an extraordinary week of @sevenbucksprod business. JUMANJI becoming Sony’s 3rd highest grossing movie of all time. Announcing THE TITAN GAMES with NBC. Global trailer launch of SKYSCRAPER and the big sale of RED NOTICE to Universal & Legendary. No success ever happens alone. We’re all a product of our environment and the hard working people we keep around us. From the right, @bslater9 (WME partner and my lead agent), @flynnpictureco (my lead producing partner/founder of Flynn Pics), @ms.wendyjane (VP of Flynn Pics), @rawsonthurber (writer/director SKYSCRAPER & RED NOTICE and all around good handsome egg) and some big, brown, bald, tattooed circus act who just keeps photobombing his way into otherwise great pictures. But at least he pays the tab so he’s good for something. #gratefulSOB

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4. When he posted this photo of his second daughter, Jasmine, to announce out he'd be having yet another daughter (who was just born in April) with longtime girlfriend Lauren Hashian.

5. The time he wished everyone a Merry Christmas with the help of Henry Cavill.

6. When he celebrated winning a People's Choice Award.

7. Finally, when he and his (fast asleep) dog had an epic boys' night.

Regardless of whether you choose to drink or take a pass on that shot, it's tough to deny that some of his posts give you the feeling that a swig of tequila would hit the spot.

Follow The Rock on Instagram at @therock to keep up with his latest projects.

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