Actor Vin Diesel Names his Daughter Pauline after Late Paul Walker

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

A very sweet tribute to a friend. Actor Vin Diesel honored his late friend/actor Paul Walker in a huge and very touching way. I guess this is what we really feel when a certain people come into our lives and leave a special mark on our hearts. And it was pretty obvious that Paul Walker is quite special to Vin Diesel.

The Furious 7 actor, Vin Diesel names his daughter Pauline after late Paul Walker. He revealed the good news on the Today show on Monday. The emotional new dad said, “While I was in the hospital, the name that I will give you is… I named her… I named her Pauline“. Pauline is the newborn baby girl of Vin Diesel with his girlfriend, Mexican model Paloma Jimenez, where he has two more children, daughter Hania Riley, 6, and son Vincent Sinclair, 4.

Vin Diesel Named Newborn Baby Girl Pauline

Actor Vin Diesel names newborn daughter Pauline after Paul Walker.

Vin Diesel also shared that he is thinking his friend Paul as he was welcoming his baby girl, “There’s no other person that I was thinking about as I was cutting this umbilical cord. I just thought… I knew he was there and it felt like, you know, a way to keep his memory a part of my family and a part of my world“.

The action star lost his close friend and costar in November 2013. Paul Walker died in a tragic car crash at the age of 40. He was in the middle of the filming schedule for his Furious 7 scenes before his death, his brothers Cody and Caleb stepped in to finish his work. And this will make his final appearance in the Fast & Furious franchise, when Furious 7 hits theaters on April 13.

Paul Walker was remembered by his Fast & Furious co-stars after his death, and just last week Vin Diesel broke down while introducing the upcoming film at the South by Southwest film festival. He told the crowd of Furious 7 as he teared up,

“This was a labor of love. It was in some ways the hardest movie I ever had to do because the relationships that you see on film are so real. When the tragedy happened, I lost my best friend. I lost my brother”.

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