“Fast & Furious” co-star Tyrese Gibson went out to Paul Walker’s crash site a day after the the tragic death to pay respects.
Hordes of people surrounded the grieving actor, who struggled to fight back tears as he paced back and forth before finally resting a single yellow flower on the ground. A video of Tyrese going to the crash site can be seen at the bottom of this article.
Earlier, the overwrought actor had expressed his grief over Walker’s passing on Instagram and wrote:
“My heart is hurting so bad no one can make me believe this is real Father God I pray that you send clarity over this cause I just don't understand,” Tyrese wrote on Saturday. “My heart hurts it's broken no one can convince me that this is real….” He finished with: “I can't believe I'm writing this”
Later in the evening, Tyrese shared a screenshot of the last text conversation exchange he had with Walker. The actor told Walker he was thankful for their friendship and told the late star he appreciates the “love and hugs that never stop.” For the Instagram caption, Tyrese wrote he was happy he got to say “I love you” one last time.
“#OurLastExchange but our laughs and moments will live,” the 34-year-old wrote. “Please pray for his daughter and family…”
Tyrese shared two more intimate posts about Walker’s death on his personal IG account. In the third, he told his followers that he would always keep the actor’s energy with him and in the last post, he shared a video from Walker’s 40th birthday, which was on Sept. 12.
The crew from “Fast and the Furious 7” sang happy birthday to the star and presented him with cupcakes. In the clip, Walker can be seen hugging costar Vin Diesel and Tyrese quips that everyone started to sing happy birthday without him. For his final post about Walker, he created a hashtag, #RISAW, which he explained means “rest in heaven angel Walker.”
In many of his posts Tyrese asks for people to send prayers to Walker’s daughter, Meadow Rain Walker, whose 15th birthday was on Nov. 5.
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