He's racing God for pink slips now.
Yesterday, the Fast & Furious YouTube channel posted this tribute to the longtime series co-star, Paul Walker. It serves as a goodbye to the actor, and considering that filming on Fast & Furious 7 was barely half-finished and looks to have been scrapped, it could also serve as a tentative goodbye to the series.
There's been a lot of coverage of Walker since his fatal car accident over the weekend, much of it focusing on his generosity. But the award for most passive-aggressive condemnation of Walker has to go to The New York Daily News for this piece, which, based on the headline, "Paul Walker dead at 40: Longtime girlfriend is broken up over movie star's death: report," is onstensibly about how grief-stricken his girlfriend is in the wake of his death.
Then you read the article, and nearly every paragraph is stuffed with ages and time-frames in a labored effort to indirectly point out that Walker starting dating his girlfriend when she was 16 and he was 33.
Starting with the sub-head:
One of Jasmine Pilchard-Gosnell's relatives reportedly said that the 23-year-old woman was looking forward to a happy life with 40-year-old Paul Walker of 'The Fast and the Furious.'
23? And he was 40? That's quite an age difference. Let's take a look at the second paragraph...
"Jasmine Pilchard-Gosnell, 23, who has been dating the 40-year-old "Fast and the Furious" star for seven years..."