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Vin Diesel addresses Dwayne Johnson and Tyrese Gibson’s Fast 9 feud

The ninth Fast & Furious instalment has been delayed

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Vin Diesel has addressed his co-stars Dwayne Johnson and Tyrese Gibson’s feud.

Last week, Tyrese accused Dwayne of holding up the next instalment of Fast & Furious, and now Vin has weighed in on the controversy.

Taking to Instagram, Vin posted a picture of himself and Dwayne from Fast 5, writing, “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,” he continued.

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 #FamilyAlways

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“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.”

Dwayne, otherwise known as The Rock, will star in a Fast spinoff alongside Jason Statham, which is set to be released in July 2019.

And according to Variety, Fast 9 was set to be released in April of 2019, but has been pushed back a year for unspecified reasons.