Twitter is full of interesting trends and a ton of people are using the phrase “Black John Cena” today. This sparked a lot of memes and jokes; R-Truth noticed this trend and he had to chime in.

A throwback photo was posted by Brendan Cobbina and he looked a bit like the 16x World Champion. “Yes I cropped all of my close friends and kept myself!” he captioned the photo.

An overwhelming number of people tweeted out that this person looks like “Black John Cena.” After a while, enough people were tweeting about “Black John Cena” that it registered as a trend on Twitter.

The trend currently has over 11,000 tweets as of this writing, and the above screenshot was taken around thirty minutes ago. Obviously, this is a subject that plenty of people are discussing.


John Cena was R-Truth’s favorite wrestler when he was growing up, even though Truth is 49 and Cena is 44. The legendary 24/7 Champion saw “Black John Cena” was trending and he wanted to participate. Truth had the perfect video to post as well.

Along with a video of himself coming out to John Cena’s entrance music in the ThunderDome, R-Truth captioned the tweet with: “Black @JohnCena is trending huh?” Truth’s post was one of thousands weighing in on this trend.

You can check out the original post that started the entire trend and R-Truth’s tweet below.

Update: This trend now has over 12,200 tweets, so it is an incredibly popular subject on the social media platform today.

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Felix Upton is a seasoned writer with over 30 years of experience. He began his career writing advertisements for local newspapers in New York before transitioning to publishing news for Ringside News. His expertise includes writing, editing, research, photo editing, and video editing. In his free time, he enjoys bungee jumping and learning extinct languages.

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