Vin Diesel is one of the most sought after action heroes from the actuality. Despite being 54 years old, he does not lose his physical form and was able to continue starring in the franchise of Fast and furious without the years weighing down on him.
Maybe that’s why some photos in which he is seen went viral in a bathing suit with a prominent belly during your holidays in Portofino, on the Italian coast. A controversy quickly broke out between those who criticize him for his physical condition and those who defend him.
In the images it is seen on the deck of a luxury yacht and can be seen as the muscles of the abdomen are no longer marked. Before the outraged comments of some, a large number of people came out to defend him against those who say that he is no longer who he was. Thus, the network was filled with messages of admiration for the actor who plays Dominic Toretto.
Relaxed and in the sun
The actor was accompanied on the walk by his wife, the Mexican model Paloma Jiménez, and the three children they have in common: Hania, 13; Vincent, 11; and Pauline, 6. There were also the actress Zoe Saldaña and her husband, Marco Perego. They all looked very relaxed in the sun.
On more than one occasion, Diesel (whose real name is Mark Sinclair) said that when he is not working he concentrates on enjoying himself. That also includes food and putting aside physical training for a while. He once said that, to rest completely happy, he puts aside the strict diet he undergoes while filming.
Although most of the messages were supportive, encouraging him to continue enjoying life and ignoring what they will say, once he returned to the United States, he did not want to miss the opportunity to respond to the haters.
Vin Diesel received messages of support and responded to haters. AFP photo
The word of the actor
“Criticism of the body is always wrong”the actor told the magazine Complex. In this way, he established his position: all bodies are equally valid and you should never criticize someone for their physical condition.
“The response of the journalists with whom I was speaking the last two days in New York is incredible. Today you wanted to see the ‘dad bod’. I wonder if I should show them the photo, “he commented.
Thus, he was referring to an expression of the English lunfardo that alludes to the ‘body of papa’, that is to say to the little worked physique of middle-aged men sporting a prominent beer belly.
Paul Walker and Vin Diesel in action, in times of dieting.
“The dad bod went viral. Really? I mean: a) I don’t have to be in front of the camera for a couple of months and B) I really am a dad, “added the actor.
And he finished with a sense of humor: “I’m fine because I had the best body in New York City for decades. I do not feel touched in self-love. Also, I sing on Facebook. You can’t get more dangerous than that, can you? I was a bully at 17. Sometimes I play fat roles. “
As follows Fast and furious
The tenth installment of Fast and furious It will be released on April 7, 2023. It will be the penultimate of this huge saga of action, car racing and maximum adrenaline, since Vin Diesel and company are scheduled to say goodbye with the eleventh film. Justin Lin will be the director of those last two films.
In any case, It will not be the final end of Fast and furious, but only the closure of its central plot, since it is planned that derivative films will be made that expand the narrative universe of the franchise.
Toretto confronts his brother in the ninth installment of Fast and Furious.
The first of those “spin-off” was Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019), which featured Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham as protagonists. The ninth film of Fast and furious It premiered last May, a year later than expected due to the pandemic.
That film grossed $ 681 million worldwide, a figure that places it as the highest grossing Hollywood film in 2021. Not counting it, the eight films in the series Fast and furious plus Hobbs & Shaw raised around the world about six billion dollars.
Source: La Vanguardia