Dwayne Johnson opens up about his public feud with Vin Diesel: ‘It wasn’t my best day’

Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel
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The Rock rose to fame battling it out in the wrestling ring, but it’s his off-screen feud with “Fast and Furious” co-star Vin Diesel that “caused a firestorm.”

In a new Vanity Fair article, Dwayne Johnson opened up about his clash with Diesel and the infamous since-deleted social media post in which he criticized the behavior of “some” of his male cast members.

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Back in 2016, Johnson shared a scathing post in which he indirectly called Diesel a “candy ass.”

"A candy ass is something you don't want to be," the "Jungle Cruise" star told the outlet. "And the best way that I can describe a candy ass is: Life is so much easier, I have found, when you are not full of s***. And a candy ass is completely full of s***."

While Johnson claims “nothing specific happened” to provoke him to share the post, he regrets putting the beef on blast and says “it wasn’t my best day.”

“It caused a firestorm,” he added. “Yet interestingly enough…[it was] as if every single crew member found their way to me and either quietly thanked me or sent me a note. But, yeah, it wasn’t my best day, sharing that. I shouldn’t have shared that. Because at the end of the day, that goes against my DNA. I don’t share things like that.”

Despite wishing he hadn’t aired the dirty laundry, the 49-yea