Vin Diesel Gave an Emotional Speech at a 'Furious 7' Screening That Will Make You Cry

by Alex Ungerman 3:36 PM PDT, March 18, 2015
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The tragic death of actor Paul Walker lingers over the latest installment in the hugely successful Fast & Furious franchise that made Paul a household name. So when Vin Diesel stopped by to address the audience at an early screening of the film, he was understandably emotional.

"This was a labor of love," says Vin. "It was in some ways the hardest movie I ever had to do."

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Clearly, Paul was more than a co-star to the 47-year old actor.

"When the tragedy happened," tells Vin, "I lost my best friend. I lost my brother."

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He then gets audibly choked up when a fan yells out, "You got family here, Vin!"

Here's the emotional video.

Furious 7 will hit theaters April 3.

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