We might not be consciously thinking about it but every single one of us lives in fear that somebody will say those most terrifying of words: “Do you know who you look like?” Nothing will ruin a week quicker than being told you look like “Tom Hanks if he never made it” or “Judi Dench but even older” or “James Corden”. Unless, that is, you look almost exactly like The Rock.
Eric Fields is a police officer in Alabama and you would be forgiven for mistaking him for Dwayne Johnson. Photos of this Cop Rock have popped up all over social media in last few days and landed on the screen of The Rock himself who tweeted out a side by side comparison photo.
“Oh sh*t! Wow.”
That sums it up perfectly.
Fields, who is 37 and doesn’t look a day over whatever age The Rock is, told his local news outlet AL.com that “I’ve been called The Rock and Vin Diesel’s love child. I go along with it. It’s humorous. It’s flattering. It could be worse people, I guess.” Yeah, Eric, it could. There are like 7 billion worse people you could be mistaken for.
Eric has been a law enforcement officer for 17 years and The Rock has been pretending to be one off and on for about as long. Fields obviously doesn’t mind the comparison too much because he said he’s known to throw around The Rock’s old wrestling catchphrase: “Can you smell what The Rock is cooking?” Hopefully when he's preparing meals, and not when he's processing them.
“It’s flattering, but it’s also a little nerve-racking as far as what others expect I guess. I just plan on being me.” He’s even humble like The Rock, are we sure this isn’t actually The Rock living a secret double life?
All Officer Fields needs to do now is find a cop who is the exact doppelganger of Kevin Hart, partner up and really trip out the criminals their arresting.