Let’s face it, no one wants to mess with Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. The man is massive at the end of the day, but it seems a highly unlikely challenger is stepping up to the plate.
Of all people, it looks like Johnson’s Fast and Furious co-star Tyrese Gibson is determined to provoke the ‘Great One’ over grievances with the delay of the ninth instalment of the movie franchise.
Tyrese blames The Rock for the film – which will now be released 2020 – being pushed back and took to Instagram a week ago to surprising blast the former wrestler, accusing Johnson of making the franchise all about him.
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#PSA Congratulations to @TheRock and your brother in law aka 7 bucks producing partner @hhgarcia41 for making the fast and the furious franchise about YOU – And like you, DJ even if they call I will not be deleting this post – Gn folks see you in 2020 April #FastFamily right? Nah….. it's about #TeamDewayne #3yrs will it be worth the wait? #NoShaw just Hobbs will this be another #BayWatch? Guys guys just relax I'm just a passionate film critic
Despite his WWE background, The Rock pretty much ignored Tyrese’s comments. That was until the rapper decided to double down on his criticism, ridiculing Johnson’s decision to star in a spinoff of Fast and Furious series based on his character Hobbs branding the move ‘f**ked up’.
Tyrese then even went as far as saying The Rock had “broke up the Fast Family”.
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Diversity, love, multi ethnic worldwide multi generational, United Nations, One Race, Fast Family…… Until Dewayne showed up I guess this whole time he had a problem cause he wasn't the ONLY ONE on the movie poster……….. I guess dreams do come true congratulations to @hhgarcia41 and @therock you guys are just amazing you really broke up the #FastFamily I tried to warn you guys… You thought I was hating…… I was simply fighting to keep the family together what makes us great is when you see us all TOGETHER we don't fly solo….. #MyLastPost today….. I got 3 years of venting on this clown – They offered but YOU didn't have to agree with a solo #HobbsMovie #OriginalFastFamily we salute you and stand on your shoulders #VinDiesel #PaulWalker #RobCohen #RomanTej were offered a spin off we TURNED IT DOWN!!!
By all accounts, the seven-time WWE Champion has no time for Tyrese, who also dug up a two-year-old video of Rock calling his Black Rose album “big piece of black dog s***”.
The Rock has yet to directly response to these jibes, but when he does you can bet the smack-down will be brutal. If Tyrese spoiling for an actual fight however, he may not want to look at the odds because they don’t make good reading for the Transformers actor.
However, if you fancy The Rock to go back to his roots, you can get them to do battle in a WWE squared circle at just 4/1. Hey, Wrestlemania isn’t that far away you know!
Maybe they should have a drag race or something, is that how they sort everything in the Fast and Furious?
* All odds correct at time of posting.