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Can you smell what The Rock is cooking?

A smart, nuanced, and refreshing piece of political commentary, of course.

On Tuesday, Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank called President Trump "a real asset for the country," and received an immediate public backlash. Steph Curry, who is sponsored by the brand, delivered a concise burn: "I agree with the description, if you remove the 'et' from asset."

Misty Copeland, also sponsored by UA, weighed in with a direct challenge to Plank on her Instagram, stating, "I've never backed away from speaking openly about is the importance of diversity and inclusion. It is imperative to me that my partners and sponsors share this belief."

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And now Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, wrestler, actor, unifier, future President of the United States, and Under Armour's most high profile brand ambassador, has weighed in with his thoughts on Plank's controversial statement.

In an Instagram post, The Rock writes:

"His words were divisive and lacking in perspective. Inadvertently creating a situation where the personal political opinions of UA’s partners and its employees were overshadowed by the comments of its CEO. I partner with brands I trust and with people who share my same values. That means a commitment to diversity, inclusion, community, open-mindedness and some serious hard work. But it doesn't mean that I or my team will always agree with the opinion of everyone who works there, including its executives."

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While The Rock states that he personally takes issue with Plank's statement, he wants to be mindful of how any action he might take would affect the thousands of Under Armour employees who aren't represented by Plank's comments.

"I feel an obligation to stand with this diverse team, the American and global workers, who are the beating heart and soul of Under Armour and the reason I chose to partner with them."

Check out his full statement below:

I appreciate and welcome the feedback from people who disagree (and agree) with Kevin Plank's words on CNBC, but these are neither my words, nor my beliefs. His words were divisive and lacking in perspective. Inadvertently creating a situation where the personal political opinions of UA’s partners and its employees were overshadowed by the comments of its CEO. A good company is not solely defined by its CEO. A good company is not defined by the athlete or celebrity who partners with them. A good company is not a single person. A good company is a team, a group of brothers and sisters committed to working together each and every day to provide for their families and one another and the clients they serve. We don’t partner with a brand casually. I partner with brands I trust and with people who share my same values. That means a commitment to diversity, inclusion, community, open-mindedness and some serious hard work. But it doesn't mean that I or my team will always agree with the opinion of everyone who works there, including its executives. Great leaders inspire and galvanize the masses during turbulent times, they don't cause people to divide and disband. My responsibility here is not only to the global audience we serve, but also to the thousands of workers who pour blood, sweat, and tears into making Under Armour strong. A diverse group of hardworking men and women who possess integrity, respect and compassion for one another and the world they live in. Debate is healthy. But in a time of widespread disagreement, so is loyalty. I feel an obligation to stand with this diverse team, the American and global workers, who are the beating heart and soul of Under Armour and the reason I chose to partner with them. My commitment is as real as my sweat and callouses that thicken daily. #CommittedToThePeople

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Sources: Fox News