UPDATE: The Rock has since denied that he ever made these comments, and he’s released a statement saying that the interview never took place. You can get more on that here.

The Rock is certainly not a man who mixes up his words, as he means what he says and he says what he means.

The former WWE Champion held nothing back while speaking with The Daily Star about people who are looking for reasons to be offended.

“I don’t have to agree with what somebody thinks, who they vote for, what they voted for, what they think, but I will back their right to say or believe it. That’s democracy. So many good people fought for freedom and equality – but this generation are looking for a reason to be offended. If you are not agreeing with them then they are offended – and that is not what so many great men and women fought for.”

The Rock went on to say that he thinks the world has progressed, but “generation snowflake” is taking things backwards.

“We thankfully now live in a world that has progressed over the last 30 or 40 years. People can be who they want, be with who they want, and live how they want. That can only be a good thing – but generation snowflake or, whatever you want to call them, are actually putting us backwards.”

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