Vin Diesel Names His Daughter In Paul Walker’s Honor

 

Vin Diesel Daughter PaulineLast week Vin Diesel’s longtime girlfriend Paloma Jimenez gave birth to a little girl. This week Diesel announced that the little girl’s name is Pauline. The actor chose the name in honor of his friend and “Fast & The Furious” co-star Paul Walker.

Appearing on the Today Show on Monday, Diesel told Natalie Morales, “He was in the room. There’s no other person that I was thinking about as I was cutting this umbilical cord. I just … knew he was there… It felt like, you know, a way to keep his memory a part of my family and a part of my world.”

Paul Walker died in a car crash in November 2013, and the last movie he’ll appear in, “Furious 7,” recently premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival. During the premiere, producer Neal H. Moritz paid tribute to Walker and said, “He was really the best guy I ever met in my world — in my life. When we decided we were going to continue this movie, we were determined to honor his legacy and our love for him forever.”

Walking was definitely loved by his co-stars and other workers from the film, during the premiere, producer Neal H. Moritz paid tribute to Walker. “He was really the best guy I ever met in my world — in my life.” Moritz said. “When we decided we were going to continue this movie, we were determined to honor his legacy and our love for him forever.”

Here’s the full interview with Vin Diesel:

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