The Rock's daughter Simone Garcia is 2018 Golden Globe Ambassador

ANI | Updated: Nov 16, 2017 11:33 IST

Washington DC [USA], November 16 (ANI): Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's 16-year-old daughter, Simone Garcia Johnson, has been named the 2018 Golden Globe Ambassador (previously known as Miss Golden Globe) for the awards show.

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) recently made the announcement revealing the new title change for the first time, reports People magazine.

"As we look forward to the 75th anniversary of the Golden Globe Awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association members decided to expand this role to embody the HFPA's philanthropic efforts year round," said HFPA President Meher Tatna.

"The honoree will now be referred to as the Golden Globe Ambassador and we could not think of a better representative than Simone to carry on this tradition, as her values closely reflect everything the HFPA stands for," Tatna added.

Garcia Johnson said she was lucky enough to grow up in a household with strong role models and feels honoured to represent the HFPA for its 75th anniversary.

"As the newly minted Golden Globe Ambassador, I hope to serve as a role model to young people everywhere and empower them to speak out on issues they are passionate about," Johnson added.

Johnson, who was People's 2016 Sexiest Man Alive, is also father to Jasmine, his 13-month-old daughter with longtime partner Lauren Hashian.

The Golden Globes, which will be hosted by Jimmy Fallon, is all set to air on January 8. (ANI)

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