Vin Diesel Says Something Nice About Dwayne Johnson

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Vin Diesel just brought up Dwayne Johnson on social media.

Did he totally dismantle the actor? Did he hurl an endless amount of shade at Johnson? Did he fight back against accusations Johnson has made against him in public?

Vin Diesel Close Up

No, no and no.

On Friday, Diesel took part in a lengthy Facebook Live session, answering questions from fans for about a half hour.

He did so amidst allegations that he acted like a spoiled, rotten jerk while shooting Fast 8, the latest installment in this beloved movie franchise, which wrapped production last week.

Those allegations stemmed from an epic Instagram tirade shared by Johnson, who did not call out Diesel by name.

But The Rock did blast a male co-star for acting like an unprofessional "candy ass" while filming.

Since that original post, multiple sources (TMZ, Entertainment Tonight, etc.) have confirmed that Johnson was taking issue with Diesel.

These sources allege that Diesel would show up late for work, berate other Fast 8 stars and act like a general ass throughout shooting.

Later on, Johnson filmed a video with members of the crew, thanking for their hard work... and also personally thanked nearly every co-star.

With the exception of Diesel.

Dwayne Johnson and a Plane

Diesel has remained almost entirely silent while his name and reputation have been dragged through the mud.

At one point, Diesel shared a quick video online in which he mentioned the movie and made a very general statement about his feud with Johnson.

"So much has gone on this year. I can't believe I wrapped two back to back pictures I both starred in and produced," he said, adding:

"Give me a second and I will tell you everything. Everything."

This footage went live about two weeks ago and Diesel has yet to spill a detail.

A video posted by Vin Diesel (@vindiesel) on

So, how did Johnson come up during Diesel's Facebook Live chat?

Asked about casting decisions and changed, the veteran star told fans the following:

“The reason we brought Dwayne Johnson into Fast 5 was because of you!.

"There was a girl named Jan Kelly who said, ‘I would love to see you work together on screen.’

"So the role that was originally written for Tommy Lee Jones, we gave it to Dwayne and he shined in it.”

That's about it. But it's something positive, right?

Diesel went on praise some of Fast’s newest stars, including legendary British actress Helen Mirren, who many can't believe has a role in this sort of movie.

“One of the best scenes I had in Fast 8 was working with Helen Mirren. It was so surreal. She’s such a wonderful, wonderful talent.

"It was such a blessing,” he said.

You can watch the entire Facebook Live video here:

Is Diesel taking the high road here in saying something nice about Johnson?

Or does he not have anything else to say because most insiders have agreed with Johnson's assessment:

They say he was nothing but professional and generous on set, while Diesel did act like a pretty big douchebag.

There's a good chance that more will come out about this rivalry in the weeks and months ahead.

Remember: Fast 8 doesn't hit theaters until April. There's still a full press tour for Johnson, Diesel and company to embark on.

We'll be watching it very closely.

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