They didn’t exist. To see another multicultural star come up is something I am very proud of.”
Last year, Johnson himself commented on the Instagram post, telling the Los Angeles Times, “I was very clear with what I said. I’ve been in the game a long time. And it doesn’t matter. “I don’t think the world really realizes how close we are, in a weird way,” Diesel told USA Today of his relationship with Johnson. I protect everybody, including Dwayne,” said Diesel. But, last year, the Fast family appeared splintered when Dwayne Johnson referred to some of his unnamed male costars as “candy asses.” Further reports suggested the remarks were directed at franchise star and executive producer Vin Diesel. Johnson may be one of the biggest stars in Hollywood, but Diesel is the face of the franchise, serving as a producer and being heavily involved in the direction each film takes, a role he says he uses to look out for Johnson’s interests. In my house, he’s Uncle Dwayne.”
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In August, as Johnson prepared to finish shooting the eighth installment of the mega-franchise, he praised his female costars on Instagram, before venting about some of the males in the film. I don’t think that was his intention. Would Universal [Pictures] have preferred that didn’t happen? Dwayne Johnson only has one big brother in this film world and that’s me.”
Despite any reported tension in the past, which Diesel didn’t directly address in the interview, he said he’s rooting for his costar. The irony is after that and as they do their tracking and all their analysis, the interest shot through the roof to a whole other level.”
EW has plenty of exclusive content from Fate of the Furious this week, including Tyrese discussing shooting in Iceland and director F. “I’m the first multicultural megastar in Hollywood. Gary Gray on taking the team to the crowded streets of New York City. “I think some things may be blown out of proportion. I know he appreciates how much I work [for] this franchise. “Some conduct themselves as stand-up men and true professionals, while others don’t,” he wrote. Show Full Article Across eight movies, the Fast & Furious franchise has preached that nothing is more important than family. Sure, we talked about it. “I’m always rooting for Dwayne,” he said. When you watch this movie next April and it seems like I’m not acting in some of these scenes and my blood is legit boiling — you’re right.”
While Johnson joined the series for Fast Five, Diesel has been involved since the beginning, which the exception of 2 Fast 2 Furious. “The ones that don’t are too chickensh– to do anything about it anyway. Candy asses. The film, which also stars Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Statham, and Charlize Theron, rides into theaters on April 14. Dwayne has only got one Vin in his life. Now, a week away from the release of The Fate of the Furious, Diesel is downplaying any feud between him and his costar. “I protected Dwayne more than he’ll ever know. But he appreciates it. He doesn’t have to know. “I protect the franchise.