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SpongeBob Wants To Know How 'The Rock' Became 'The Rock'

NEW YORK (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has a new friend on social media and he lives under the sea.

SpongeBob Squarepants on Friday tagged Johnson in a tweet asking what inspired his nickname.

Johnson on Sunday responded asking exactly what name SpongeBob was referring to --mean "Big Daddy? The Rock? Samoan Thor? and several others.

SpongeBob responded that he earned "one or two cool names" in boating school. He then asked if The Rock could smell what Bob was cooking. The answer: Krabby Patties.

In response to the potential budding "bromance" the WWE tweeted that Spongebob may have BFF competition.

(© Copyright 2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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