Tyrese calls The Rock ‘selfish’ over ‘Fast and Furious’ spinoff


Tyrese Gibson still has a bone to pick with “Fast and Furious” co-star Dwayne Johnson, calling him “selfish” and accusing him of making decisions based on “his own self interests.”
The two actors have been feuding since it was announced that The Rock is getting a “Fast” spinoff based on his character, Luke Hobbs.

Universal Pictures plans to release the spinoff, in which Jason Statham will also star, in July 2019 and the ninth installment in the “Fast and Furious” franchise in 2020. (The ninth film had originally been expected to open in theaters before the Dwayne-Jason spinoff.)

In a new interview with TMZ, Tyrese said he’s happy with Dwayne’s career opportunities but wishes he would release the film at a different time.

“Everybody’s coming at me like I’m hating on Dwayne about his spinoff, but I’m not,” Tyrese said from the back of a car. “The truth is, I just wish he was releasing it at a different time.”

“[Dwayne] is the reason we’re pushing the release date back now,” he continued. “I just got a problem with Dwayne. It appears that he’s being selfish. It appears that he’s so focused on furthering his own self-interests. He’s making decisions from the seat that he’s sitting in.”

(A “Fast and Furious” release date has only been pushed back once before: “Furious 7” was delayed after the 2013 death of Paul Walker.)