The Rock’s daughter Simone Johnson addresses criticism of her WWE name being changed

The Rock’s daughter Simone Johnson is now using the name Ava Raine in WWE NXT. Louis Dangoor of criticized the name change…

“Not portraying Arianna Grace as Santino Marella’s daughter is one thing. Giving Simeone Johnson, the daughter of THE ROCK, a new name is completely nonsensical. Will hold judgement until she debuts, but if WWE doesn’t acknowledge her dad is The Rock that’s ridiculous.”

Johnson issued a response…

“thanks louis, very encouraging. 😑👍🏽

i probably sound like a broken record & hopefully this is the last i’ll mention this but i don’t understand why people being portrayed as separate individuals from their family name is such a heated topic.

a name doesn’t discredit any prior accomplishments from any family 🤷🏽‍♀️

i could build my entire career around my father & people would still bash me anyway 🤷🏽‍♀️”