-->

– by Joseph Jammer Medina

Earlier this week, Gibson’s one-sided feud with Fast & Furious co-star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson seemed to hit a fever pitch, with Gibson pretty much delivering an ultimatum via social media. The ultimatum was simple: if Dwayne Johnson was in Fast & Furious 9, then Tyrese Gibson would be out.

It’s also worth noting that Gibson is going through a custody battle for his daughter, and while his posts sort of do reflect that very stressful process, with random mentions of his daughter, it’s not very clear what she has to do with his beef with Johnson. Regardless, now it seems like Gibson may be singing a different tune.

He took to Instagram once again to post the following:

“Want you guys to know ! I had a real Heart to Heart with one of Dewayne’s associates and this will be my last post about him…….. ! I repeat my last…. ! I respect the associate who called.. My story will never change ! I was never DJ’s Co-Star… I’m Shayla’s Father first…. Justin Lin is back in the driver seat that’s exciting cause it going to feel like the true #FastFamily all over again….. When we see Justin we see Paul…..”

So in this post, we’re getting a couple of mixed messages. It seems like the stay may be willing to let bygones be bygones, but then he went on to say “My story will never change! I was never DJ’s Co-Star.” Not really sure what that means since he definitely was DJ’s co-star, and the post seems to reflect that he’s not really apologizing so much as conceding.

Of course, if this is the case, the next question is whether or not Universal will actually want him to continue forward as Roman Pearce in the Fast & Furious franchise? Do they want someone who is so prone to incendiary behavior? We’d be surprised if he was actually back, no matter what he says.

Fast & Furious 9 is set to hit theaters in 2020.

Don’t forget to share this post on your Facebook wall and with your Twitter followers! Just hit the buttons on the top of this page.

SOURCE: Tyrese Gibson

  • R.M. 4 sure

    To me, Vin and Paul were always the stars. As awesome as DW is, to me he was a walk-on and never was the star of the F&F franchise.

    • Nattown

      Agreed. Tokyo Drift wasn’t even a Fast & Furious movie until Vin showed up at the end and gave the proverbial nod to say it was.

  • Kindofabigdeal

    The Rock should tell him he’s just a baby boy.

  • estacado

    Maybe the custody of his daughter depends on how soon he makes bank. That’s why he wants to make the movie pronto. It’ll be sad if he loses custody just because of DJ’s ego.

Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and editor-in-chief of LRM. A graduate of Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer’s always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he’s always been something of a story junkie.