Vin Diesel Explains Feud With Dwayne Johnson


Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson’s feud is a pretty fierce and famous one, and Diesel’s finally come out and explained the whole thing.

Diesel revealed what happened between him and Dwayne Johnson during a recent interview with Men’s Health.

During the interview, the Fast And Furious star said that he felt like he had to use, what he described as “a lot of tough love” with Johnson in order to get the right performance out of the actor.

Diesel said that it was all in an effort to get Johnson’s performance was “where it needed to be”.

Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson’s feud explained… by Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel in The Fast And The Furious

Credit: Universal Studios

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Here’s what Vin Diesel had to add about his feud with The Rock:

It was a tough character to embody, the Hobbs character. My approach at the time was a lot of tough love to assist in getting that performance where it needed to be. As a producer to say, ‘Okay, we’re going to take Dwayne Johnson, who’s associated with wrestling, and we’re going to force this cinematic world, audience members, to regard his character as someone that they don’t know’ – Hobbs hits you like a ton of bricks. That’s something that I’m proud of, that aesthetic. That took a lot of work. We had to get there and sometimes, at that time, I could give a lot of tough love. Not Felliniesque, but I would do anything I’d have to do in order to get performances in anything I’m producing.

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