On Monday, the 47-year-old motion star shared a candy Instagram video of himself singing Maui’s signature tune “You are Welcome” for a 3-year-old boy named Aiden Snyder, who’s going through an unspecified medical problem.
Johnson begins his message by calling Aiden “the best child on earth” and thanking him for being a fan of his shape-shifting demigod character.
“I do know you haven’t any thought who I’m,” Johnson says. “You are like, ‘Who is that this massive bald man with the massive head?'” After revealing he is the actor who voiced Maui within the film, he launches into tune, and cutely enlists the household’s canine to assist him.
Afterward, Johnson needs Aiden effectively, saying, “I wish to let you know, most significantly, keep robust and you’re inspiring everybody round you, together with me. Now I am your greatest fan. In all probability actually your greatest — as in measurement — your fan.”
The actor captioned the video “To a VERY particular and robust 3yr previous lil’ boy, Aiden Snyder. I came upon that lil’ Aiden LOVES, my character ‘Maui’ from MOANA, and Maui has gotten him via many therapies, clinic classes and hospital visits.”
“These are robust occasions we’re in, however this boy’s struggles and battle has a means of placing issues into perspective for all of us,” he added. “Sending a lot love and power to Aiden’s mommy and daddy, Dan and Natalie Snyder in Philadelphia. Keep robust, Aiden and bear in mind… you’re far more highly effective and superior than I’ll ever be. Love, Maui ❤️💪🏾”
It is the second time in current weeks that Johnson’s used his Maui character to assist a baby.