Dwayne Johnson And Vin Diesel Had A Feud For Years, But Now It's Over — And Dwayne Is Explaining Why

Dwayne Johnson and Vin Diesel have been in a feud for years — but, now, it's all over.

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Now, there's been hints that things between the two, who have been beefing since the filming of 2017's The Fate of the Furious, have cooled down. For one, Dwayne made a surprise return to the Fast franchise in its latest installment, Fast X.

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So here's the latest: Dwayne recently took to Twitter to confirm that his Fast character Luke Hobbs will be returning in his own standalone film. "Last summer Vin and I put all the past behind us," he wrote. "We’ll lead with brotherhood and resolve — and always take care of the franchise, characters & FANS that we love."

Hope you’ve got your funderwear on… HOBBS IS BACK. And he just got lei’d 🌺😈 Luke Hobbs will be returning to the Fast & Furious franchise. Your reactions around the world to Hobbs’ return in Fast X have blown us away 🤯🙏🏾🌍 The next Fast & Furious film you’ll see the…

— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) June 1, 2023


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“Despite us having our differences, me and Vin, we’ve been like brothers for years,” Dwayne elaborated in an accompanying video. "Despite having our differences, when you lead with the idea of, No. 1, just think about the future."

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"You think about plans that are much bigger than ourselves and those bigger plans are the bigger build outs. Those bigger plans are the north star, as I always like to say."

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Dwayne's comments are quite the 180 from his since-deleted IG post back in 2016, where he referred to Vin as a "candy ass."

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“Some conduct themselves as stand-up men and true professionals, while others don’t,” he said at the time, prior to the release of The Fate of the Furious.

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“The ones that don’t are too chicken shit to do anything about it anyway. Candy asses. When you watch this movie next April and it seems like I’m not acting in some of these scenes and my blood is legit boiling — you’re right.”

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So seems like things are a lot better now! Good for them.