- Dwayne Johnson opens up about his public feud with Vin Diesel in a cover interview with Vanity Fair.
- In 2016 the Baywatch actor called his Fast and Furious male co-stars’ candy asses’ in a since-deleted Instagram post.
- “It wasn’t my best day, sharing that. I shouldn’t have shared that,” he said.
Dwayne Johnson has regrets about how he handled the feud with Vin Diesel on the set of The Fate of the Furious.
Back in 2016, the Baywatch actor said of his male co-stars in an Instagram post at the time, “Some conduct themselves as stand up men and true professionals, while others don’t. The ones that don’t are too chicken shit to do anything about it anyway. Candy asses.”
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While he didn’t mention any names, many assumed he was referring to Vin Diesel which he confirmed in a 2018 Rolling Stone interview. In fact, Dwayne had only agreed to appear in the film if he didn’t have any scenes with Vin.
Now in a cover interview with Vanity Fair, the 49-year-old opens up about the very public feud.
Speaking to Chris Heath, Dwayne said that nothing specific happened, ‘just the same old shit,’ and it wasn’t his best day.
And about that, since-deleted Instagram post, he said: “It caused a firestorm. Yet interestingly enough…[it was] as if every single crew member found their way to me and either quietly thanked me or sent me a note.
He added: “But, yeah, it wasn’t my best day, sharing that. I shouldn’t have shared that. Because at the end of the day, that goes against my DNA. I don’t share things like that. And I take care of that kind of bullshit away from the public. They don’t need to know that. That’s why I say it wasn’t my best day.”
While he admits that he shouldn’t have shared it publicly and it wasn’t the right thing to do, he maintains he meant what he said.
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Read the full interview here.