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Proud Tongan John Tui overcome by emotion at the world premiere of Fast and Furious “Hobbs & Shaw”

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s new movie, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, premiered over the weekend in Hollywood. Cast member John Tui, who plays a brother of Dwayne Johnson’s character Luke Hobbs, was at the premiere dressed in traditional cultural attire. During an interview on the red carpet, the proud Tongan got emotional as he talked about representing his culture, family and getting to work with ‘the Polynesian icon of our time’. Watch the interview above.

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