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Fit Fix: The Rock Has a New Love Interest in the Upcoming "Baywatch" Movie

Today in the only people who can knock out Dwayne Johnson, and everything else you need to know.

"Let's Have Some R-Rated Fun": Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has officially found a new "love interest" in the upcoming Baywatch movie: actress Ilfenesh Hadera, who plays the character Deb Kawi on the new Showtime drama Billions. (Oh, and you can follow Hadera on Instagram @ilfenator.)  [Entertainment Weekly]


EXCLUSIVE: Casting my #BAYWATCH love interest wasn't easy (extremely tough job but hey I'm one of the producers;) but we finally found her. For our coveted role of "STEF", she had to be a lot of things: Strong, intelligent, formidable, beautiful and funny. Want to welcome the talented @ilfenator Ilfenesh Hadera to our #BAYWATCH family. She's a 5'11 walkin' smokestack with legs for days. Smart and tougher than new rope.. just the way we like 'em. And seeing as she's playing my love interest - my f*cked up calloused hands are the ONLY HANDS allowed to rub suntan oil on her skin. You hear that Efron? Step out of line Zac and she'll knock your unattractive candy ass into next week. Mine too. Our dope cast is coming together nicely with a few more big announcements/cool surprises along the way. Let's have some rated R fun.. We are the keepers of "The Bay". We are... #BAYWATCH. #SandSquadUpInThisBitch

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