The crew of the film has picked their favorite in the alleged beef, and their loyalty lies firmly with The Rock.
Earlier this week, Johnson aired his grievances on social media, and apparently he is not the only one who has a problem with Diesel’s work ethic as of late.
My FINAL WEEK of shooting #FastAndFurious. There's no greatness ever achieved alone.. it's always a team effort. We promised an epic prison break out for you guys and we delivered. HUGE THANK YOU to my ohana (family) stunt coordinator JJ Perry and his bad ass fearless stunt team – as well as my cousin and incredible stunt double @samoanstuntman. Thank you team for the willingness to "die hard" and drop your blood & sweat daily for our movie. #MyStuntBrothers #Loco4Life You guys reading this know how much I believe in the idea of TEAM EFFORT. That means respecting every person, their time and their value when they step on to my set or partner with our production company. And like with any team – that's a family – there's gonna be conflict. Family is gonna have differences of opinion and fundamental core beliefs. To me, conflict can be a good thing, when its followed by great resolution. I was raised on healthy conflict and welcome it. And like any family, we get better from it. At the end of the day me and #F8 co-stars all agree on the most important thing: Delivering an incredible movie to the world. #Fast8 #IcemanCometh #FamilyGrowth
A source with the production told TMZ that Diesel was often 30 minutes to an hour late for shoots on the most recent installment of the film. Adding that when he did show up he was often arrogant and unruly, matters were only made worse because Diesel is not only the star of the franchise, but a producer as well.
On the flip side, the same source claimed that the crew loves Johnson, who is easy to work with, always on time, and the ultimate professional.
On the other side of the beef, longtime friend to Diesel and franchise co-star Tyrese also took to social media — but declared that he’s Team Diesel.
Spreading love always….. without saying I've had too many moments to counts, too many heart too hearts, we've celebrated in too many countries, too many exchanges, too many play dates with our angels…… Our brotherhood and every moment has inspired me to be a better man and father…. So much strength to pull from….. I'm so fucking proud to call you my family and my brother…. even now I'm learning so much about sitting still and being centered in the mist of all of this unexpected energy……. I've always said that if ONLY people knew how hard you work to protect this franchise and characters, minds would be blown…… The fans around the world who continue to show UP for us are just all around amazing…… And if no one else will jump out there and stand up I will – You're my brother for life let's keep it positive and keep rockin this thing…… My proudest post…… #FastFamily #F8 #PaulWeStillMissYouEveryday
Unfortunately for the millions of fans of the franchise, Mommy and Daddy fighting could mean an end to the film series before it reaches double digit sequels. That would be pretty damn sad.
SOURCE: TMZ | PHOTO: Getty