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Vin Diesel Isn’t Beefing With Dwayne Johnson

After people called him out for his petty post, Vin Diesel moonwalked and went on record saying it’s not Dwayne Johnson‘s fault that the Fast & Furious 9 film has been pushed back to 2020.

In a lengthy post on his Instagram page, Vin posted a photo of Dom and Hobbs and also labeled it “Brotherhood.”

He went on to note that he is responsible for bringing The Rock into the Fast Family. He hinted that the delay was a way to give him time to tighten up the franchise.

Brotherhood… and all it’s complexities. This scene was filmed in Puerto Rico, I can remember it like it was yesterday. Such a beautiful island, the people were so warm and welcoming. I turned 43 that summer… and my son Vincent was born.

A woman named Jan Kelly responded to a question I had asked on Facebook, ‘who they would like to see me work with?’ She said would love to see me work with Dwayne… I listened to her request and he became Hobbs.

I know there has been a lot of speculation as to why the Fast 9 release date was pushed… but it would be unfair to say it is anyone’s fault.

As we plot the course to expand the Fast & Furious universe, one must be mindful to take stock of the roads we took to get here. The pillars of authenticity, family and most importantly, our loyal fan’s perspective has been instrumental in procuring success.

However, like any vehicle that has run around the globe 8 times, the franchise is in need of maintenance. My good friend and the godfather of Universal, Ron Meyer has granted me the time to do just that. We have some very exciting news to share soon… stay tuned.

Yours truly, Dom

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