Vin Diesel Shares Touching Tribute to Paul Walker on Anniversary of His Death — See a Photo Of the Star With Diesel’s Daughter

Paul Walker with Vin Diesel's daughter
Vin Diesel posts touching tribute to Paul Walker on the anniversary of his death Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel posted a touching tribute to his late friend and costar Paul Walker on Sunday, Nov. 30, one year after the star died in a tragic car accident in Santa Clarita, Calif.

Diesel, who has been vocal about mourning his Fast & Furious brother, shared a sweet snap of his daughter Hania Riley Vincent laughing with Walker. “He was a part of so much in my life…long personal talks with my mother or babysitting the Alpha Angel…he took a certain pride in being Uncle Pablo,” Diesel wrote on Facebook.

“After all, we were filming a scene in FF4 the day [Hania] was born, and he being the only one I told, encouraged me to go in and cut the umbilical cord. He was an important part of my transition into fatherhood…that healthy family member, with the most positive outlook on life,” Diesel continued, before concluding, “A year ago today…a year of mourning…and his absence still leaves me speechless. We miss you Pablo.”

The handsome actor’s life was taken at the age of 40 after a Porsche he was riding in with pal Rodger Rodas (who also died) slammed into a tree and burst into flames. Following the crash, Diesel visited the crash site and used a police car’s loud speaker to tell mourning fans: “Thank you for coming down here and showing that angel up in heaven how much you appreciated him.”

Walker’s fellow Fast & Furious costars also posted touching messages about the star today.

Michelle Rodriguez tweeted: "I love you Paul. Your living in the hearts of all who love you for sure. Sending mad love out to Heaven @SupportROWW." 

Ludacris wrote on an Instagram: "Always in our hearts. Can't believe it's been a year already. You spirit will be felt in volumes across the world forever #fast7april3rd #rip."

Tyrese shared with followers: "A celebration of Paul William Walker will be echoed around the world…. In this life one would hope to be this effective…1 year ago today God called an angel home early. I miss my brother I miss my friend and I miss OUR STAR!!!!! Physically gone but forever alive in our minds, hearts and spirit…What was once tears of pain and shock are now tears of JOY celebrating all that you stood for. Everyone worldwide please take 5 mins out of your day to send live, prayers and energy to Paul's family his daughter Meadow and immediate circle today will be a tough day for us….To this day his arm is still around my neck with love and protection…..Rest in heaven…."

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