Roman Reigns and the Rock at WrestleMania: How WWE turned fans against Dwayne Johnson.

Roman Reigns and the Rock at WrestleMania: How WWE turned fans against Dwayne Johnson.

The Rock—international superstar, national treasure, and proprietor of the world’s most emotive face—is back in WWE. But instead of celebrating the return of one of the sport’s most infamous legends, fans are freaking pissed. Like, they’re literally booing him out of arenas. This is an unexpected development, because ostensibly, there is no place on earth where the Rock should be more welcome than within the confines of a professional wrestling ring, which is where he first cultivated his one-of-a-kind charisma, …