Dwayne Johnson is making an exception to speak about his late good friend, actor Paul Walker.
Walker, who died in a automobile crash at 40 in November 2013, starred alongside Johnson in a number of Quick & Livid films earlier than Walker’s premature loss of life. In honor of what would’ve been the actor’s 46th birthday on Thursday, Johnson opened up about their bond in a uncommon put up about his good friend.
“I never post about my friend. Personal thing, but I prefer to keep our memories and bond private and quiet. But something about today compelled me as a moving reminder of how fragile life is for all of us,” Johnson defined.
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“It’s Paul’s birthday and rightfully so, his legacy celebrated around the world. Our friendship was bonded over our daughters, Meadow & Simone and the pride and protection we took being their fathers. And recently, I got a scare when I almost lost another friend on the road,” Johnson added, referring to the scary automobile crash that left pal Kevin Hart with “major back injuries” that required surgical procedure, in response to a number of stories.
“All this stuff got me thinking about how beautiful, yet wildly unpredictable life is. We never know what’s around the corner, so we gotta live as greatly as we can in the honor of our loved ones and ancestors who are no longer with us,” he wrote.
Walker’s daughter Meadow was solely 15 when Walker died and is now 21, whereas Johnson’s daughter Simone is now 18.
Walker’s different Quick & Livid costars additionally paid tribute to the late star on Thursday, together with Vin Diesel. The actor posted a prolonged Instagram caption by which he caught the late actor up on all the most recent happenings within the hit franchise he was the guts of and discuss his grief 6 years after the accident.
“Normally today I would be planning how to embarrass you with a birthday cake. Haha,” Diesel wrote. “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.”
“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,” he ended the candy message.