Fast & Shady. Tyrese Gibson lit a match to his feud with Dwayne Johnson on August 6, when he posted a dig on Instagram at the lack of box office success of Fast & Furious spinoff Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, stating that his movie one-upped Dwayne’s in ticket sales.
“I have to show my respects for one thing … he tried.” Tyrese, 40, said in a now-deleted Instagram post, which was thankfully reposted by The Shade Room. “Folks called me a hater … And attacked me for speaking out … Breaking up the family clearly doesn’t have the value that one would assume it does … You know what maybe just maybe … The Rock and the crew will come dance with us again for #Fast10. We can all hug it out and get back to giving the true fans who have supported this franchise for 20 years WHAT they want … No hating I’m just pointing out the facts.”
The beef between these two was exposed in October 2017 when Tyrese took to Instagram, again, to call out his frequent costar, 47. He accused the former wrestler of delaying the release of Fast & Furious 9 until 2020 because of The Rock’s solo screen time.
“The analogy that was given to me, which was very funny, was that it’s like if Robert Downey Jr., was pissed about Captain America and these other movies. Let it all happen! Let it all grow. It helps out everybody,” he told Rolling Stone in April 2018. “Regardless of a few who don’t want it to happen, for whatever reasons, I know that big picture, long-term, a buildout is the best thing for everybody.”
Sounds like The Rock feels like he took one for the team, while Tyrese might have wanted a spinoff of his own. Green isn’t your color, Tyrese!
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