The two action stars first appeared together on screen in 2011 Fast year, in which the former wrestler participated franchise has been operating for a long time as Luke Hobbs, a pursuing agent Fast and furious crew for their various crimes against… every law enforcement agency in the world.
Everything seemed to be in harmony for years when Johnson returned sixth and seventh entries in the saga, but in August 2016, Jumanji the star sent the fandom to a boil with a deleted Instagram post since he called the unnamed members of the cast “love cheats”
Rumors immediately swirled that he was insulting Diesel, who was once a part of Fast franchise since the first movie premiered in 2001. A few days later, after filming for The Fate of the Furious wrap, Johnson posted another Instagram thanks to some of his co-stars by name – Scott Eastwood and Nathalie Emmanuel, for example – but obviously not referring to Diesel.
Through the Rampage the star never identified his target, his valet apparently confirmed it was him in his own Instagram video. “Honestly, give me a second and I’ll tell you everything,” he said. “Everything.”
“Any human who knows what a man is like knows to stay away [of those] situations and let them figure it out,” she said in September 2016. “They’re ‘brothers’, man. They were friends, and eventually even friends to the point where they had to put their differences aside to make a film for multicultural people around the world, and that was the bigger plan of everyone. rank. “
Peers Fast Saga actor Tyrese Gibson somewhat less diplomatic, however, when F9 was first delayed in October 2017. (Then again delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic.)
“Congratulations to @TheRock and your brother-in-law aka $7 producing partner @ hhgarcia41 for making this quick and furious series about YOU.” he wrote via Instagram, seems to be blaming Johnson for the film’s production delays.
At that time, Diesel protect San Andreas actor from Gibson’s accusations, saying it wasn’t anyone’s fault and that the franchise “needs maintenance.” Johnson, meanwhile, left the main Fast Saga and starred in his own spin-off, Hobbs & Shaw.
Keep scrolling to see everything Hobbs and Toretto have said about their feud over the years:
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