The late Paul Walker would have turned 46 on September 12 this year. He is still fondly remembered by his friends, fans and family. Walker’s Fast & Furious co-star Vin Diesel is no exception. He is among the myriad stars who have worked closely with Walker and took to social media to remember his legacy. Diesel shared a lengthy post on Instagram, addressing Walker and sharing an update from the sets of his upcoming film, reported Pinkvilla.
Diesel began his heartfelt note by helping Walker catch up on Fast & Furious 9. He revealed that the project was recently shot in Scotland. The actor then added that the team threw a party for the crew as a way to appreciate their hard work.
“It was one of those moments that so often in the past we were together smiling and getting everyone drunk, especially Justin. Haha. Who by the way would make you so proud with what he is accomplishing with this film,” he said, referring to director Justin Lin.
Diesel went on to praise Nathalie Emmanuel and John Cena. “Nathalie was there, in her loving spirit. Oh, and John Cena was there, who you would just love. His gratitude is palpable… and knowing you, you would just want him to win.”
He continued,”This week the studio came to meet about the next chapter, your ears were ringing again. You would have gotten a kick out of the fact that we met in a chapel. It was profound… normally today I would be planning how to embarrass you with a birthday cake.”
“Instead I reflect on how lucky I am to call you my brother. The tears never go away, but they change… from that of mourning to that of grace. We only hope to make you proud,” he added.
Diesel also brought in Walker’s 20-year-old daughter Meadow and wrote, “Speaking of which, guess what message I woke up to… your daughter. Meadow sending me love on this day. Wow, she knows me so well. She has your heart. Happy birthday… it’s amazing, but somehow you continue to make the world a better place.”
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