‘It’s one of the darker moments in my journey’: Vin Diesel admits he is still haunted by the death of ‘partner’ Paul Walker /d

‘It’s one of the darker moments in my journey’: Vin Diesel admits he is still haunted by death of ‘partner’ Paul Walker

It was a death that shook the world of showbiz.

And Vin Diesel has admitted the passing of his Fast And Furious co-star Paul Walker is one of the darkest periods in his life.

The 40-year-old movie hunk was killed after a powerful sports car he was riding in crashed in Santa Clarita, California last November.

Still mourning: Vin Diesel has said Paul Walker’s death last year was one of the darkest moments of his life

During his appearance on Live With Kelly And Michael, he said: ‘It’s one of the darker moments in this, in my journey. It’s a rough one.

‘It’s a heavy thing. I grew up in the bouncer world, and we lost people while we were bouncing.

‘But the brotherhood in Paul Walker was something completely different.’

The Dungeons And Dragons fanatic, who is currently promoting his latest film Guardians Of The Galaxy, said the pair shared a very special relationship.

He said: ‘We grew up in the business together, and we became famous together.

‘We represented the biggest franchise together. He was my partner.

Partners: Vin said he shared a special relationship with tragic movie hunk Paul Walker

‘I’ve been acting all my life and they don’t teach you in acting, how to mourn someone and simultaneously pretend they’re in a scene with you.’

Vin landed the role of a lifetime in his latest project, for he plays an incredibly tough, yet sweet and noble sentient tree  named Groot.

However The ruggedly handsome 47-year-old will return to his signature role as rough and ready former convict Dominic Torettoin thr forthcoming Fast And Furious 7.

Paul’s brothers Caleb and Cody were hired to fill-in in scenes featuring his character Brian when shooting resumed in March following a four-month hiatus, and filming wrapped last month.