Paul Walker tragically passed away last weekend after the Porsche he was riding in burst into flames, killing himself and the other passenger. While plenty of celebrities have voiced their condolences following his death, perhaps none is more slightly confusing than that of Wu Tang member RZA, who actually wrote a song called ‘Destiny Bends’ which he posted on Soundcloud yesterday.
Of course, after looking into it, Paul and RZA apparently struck up a friendship while on the set of the upcoming movie Brick Mansions, which makes slightly more sense. Here’s what RZA had to say about Paul:
“I want to dedicate this song to my friend, Paul Walker. Up in the studio last night, writing for myself, I decided to write a song for you. Peace, brother.”
“I only knew him personally for less than a year, but we knew each other through our work and art. We saw in each other a kindred spirit of men coming from unlikely circumstances, and rising to be the light and beacon of our family and loved ones. Men who learned the joy and pains of love in life and success, while coming to realize that nothing is more important than family, friendship, and the brotherhood of humanity.”
December 3, 2013 at 10:30 am by Jennifer
Oh man, this is really sad. Paul Walker, who you probably know from the Fast & Furious franchise, has died at age 40 in a car crash. :( He was in Santa Clarita, California for a charity event for his Reach Out Worldwide organization when he went out for a spin in his friend’s 2005 Porsche Carrera GT when the car crashed and burst into flames, killing both Walker and the driver. Damn.
Speed was a factor in the crash, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office said.
The wreck took place about 3:30 p.m. (6:30 p.m. ET), about 300 yards from the office park where the event was held. The speed limit there is 45 mph.
Up and down the road near the crash site were burned rubber and doughnut marks as though someone smoked their tires in figure 8 patterns.
“I don’t know if the marks in the road are related to the crash,” said Los Angeles County sheriff’s Sgt. Brian Allen.
Deputies arrived at the scene to find a vehicle on fire, he said
Once fire crews put the flames out, they found two occupants, both of whom were pronounced dead at the scene.
Saturday evening, all that remained was the burnt mangled metal of the red car and a light pole that had been knocked down.
The county coroner said that, given the condition of the bodies, it will take some time to definitively identify them.
Jesus, talk about some cruel irony. I was actually just watching Eight Below (shut up, it’s good and I cried like a baby) last week, and honestly that’s the first notice I ever took of Paul Walker as I’ve never seen the Fast & Furious films, so this was weird as hell to me personally, as well. It’s really a shame, though, either way.
December 1, 2013 at 8:30 am by Jennifer
Never mind that it’s only August. Zimbio polled their readers and came up with the hottest 25 actors of 2013. Here’s who they are. Where do you stand? Do you agree or disagree? Number one was surprising to me, in the, “let pause and think, ‘…really?’” way. And can you guess who made the top 10 that also made the top 10 in the Ugliest Men list?
25. Alexander Skarsgard
24. Zac Efron
23. Chris Evans
22. Paul Walker
21. James Franco
20. Ben Affleck
19. Robert Downey Jr.
18. Leonardo DiCaprio
17. Jake Gyllenhaal
16. Liam Hemsworth
15. Ian Somerhalder
14. Orlando Bloom
13. George Clooney
12. Henry Cavill
11. Gerard Butler
10. Channing Tatum
9. Brad Pitt
8. Chris Hemsworth
7. Josh Duhamel
6. Johnny Depp
5. Bradley Cooper
4. Hugh Jackman
3. Ryan Reynolds
2. Ryan Gosling
1. Chris Pine
July 31, 2013 at 4:30 am by Catherine St. Ives
You see, while SMG’s latest cinematic release was doomed to the depths of ‘straight-to-DVD’ hell, Fast and the Furious 4 got its very own red carpet premiere.
Granted, I’m pretty sure the Gellar flick was some random rip off of yet another Japanese horror movie, but even then I have a very hard time believing it wasn’t more worthy of the big screen than a film with the tagline “New Model. Original Parts.’ Luckily for Sarah she’s slated to return to TV soon with a much talked about HBO pilot in the works.
More pics of Paul ‘I-like-’em-young-enough-to-still-smell-like-baby-powder’ Walker and the rest of the FF4 cast smiling for a paycheck below.
March 14, 2009 at 8:30 am by Soleil
Paul Walker’s friends deny that he is engaged to his 19-year old girlfriend, Jasmine, but they do not deny that the two began dating when she was just 16 to Walker’s 32.
Even creepier? The rumors started after pics of the two vacationing in Maui surfaced. Walker frequently goes to Hawaii to visit his 10-year old daughter, Meadow, from a previous relationship. So, basically, while Paul was gettin his willy wet and conceiving children some 10 years ago his girlfriend was learning to write cursive in second grade.
I have nothing against age differences – truly. But I do prefer that all parties are LEGAL before they start their generation gap shenanigans. I guess the good news is at least she’s old enough to vote.
February 7, 2009 at 11:13 am by Soleil
When I first saw him in Varsity Blues, I was all like, “That is the hottest dude ever. I’m in love.” And I was so sure he was going to be this huge star, but then his career just kind of fizzled, and then he made Eight Below, which was like the career equivalent of jumping the shark. And he totally didn’t live up to his hotness potential, either. I call it Ryder Strong Syndrome.
I’m really glad I fell out of love with him awhile back, because otherwise the news that he’s engaged to a 19-year-old college student would have hit me really hard. Even better: he’s been dating her since she was 16. And he’s 35!
Woah, so he was sleeping with a 16-year-old when he was 32?
That is very ewww-tastic. Especially for someone like Paul Walker, who could score pretty much any pussy he wanted. Adult pussy. I don’t get it.
Anyway, Paul popped the question to Jasmine Pilchard-Gosnell over the holidays.
What do you guys think? Is a 30-something getting married to a teenager ever going to work? I just think of the person I was at 19, and it’s so remarkably different from the person I am today, and the things I want now are light years away from the things I wanted at 19. Maybe Paul’s sure he knows what he wants, but this girl can’t possibly be!