During an interview with Brazilian journalist and YouTuber Carol Moreira, Vin Diesel stopped talking about his once-mentor Tom Hanks and instead turned his muscular eyeballs to his interviewer.

"He told me what it was going to be like to be a movie star," said Diesel, reminiscing about getting to know Hanks on the set of Saving Private Ryan. "And before that, I didn't know any movie stars, but Tom Hanks was the first one. And he—God you're so beautiful."

Sorry, what?


"My god, she's so beautiful, man," said Diesel, turning to talk to someone off-camera. "Am I right or wrong? Look at her. How am I supposed to do this interview? Look at this woman."

The nightmare begins around the 4:50 mark:

"Tell me your story," says the Brazilian journalist, Carol Moreira, trying to get back on track.

"She's so beautiful!" continues Diesel. "Talk to me, baby. Tell me your story."


In her brief introduction, Moreira calls the video you're about to watch "uncomfortable," according to the Evening Standard. "I was laughing, completely uncomfortable."

"Let's get out of here, let's go. Let's go have lunch," continued Diesel. "My god I love her, look how beautiful she is."

"Thank you," said Moreira.

"God, wow. Man."

"So, Tom Hanks."


After talking about The Fast and the Furious for a while and generally keeping it together (besides describing himself as a "saga visionary,") the interview turns cringeworthy again.

"I found out you were a nerd like me, you love Dungeons and Dragons," asks Moreira.

"I'm anything like you, because I love you," responds Diesel, like a creep.

"I'm anything like you because I love you," he repeats, again looking off-camera to what we can only assume is a team of publicists begging him to stop.


"Guys, really? Look at how beautiful she is. You guys think this is a joke. How am I supposed to sit over here when I'm looking at such beauty? Come on guys, she's so beautiful. I'm in love."

Diesel then breaks into a quick rendition of that song that goes,
"I'm in love with the coco" (a song about cocaine), changing the the lyrics to "I'm in love with the interviewer." It's terrible.

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By the end, Diesel's completely unhinged. When Moreira asks him to say "I am Groot" in Portuguese, he does, but then he also says: "I love you, I love her, man, she's so fucking sexy I can't do this interview.

"Look at her," he says, pointing to her, the only other person on camera.

"Does anyone say this? Guys! What's wrong? Am I the only one that's saying that—look at her! She's so fucking beautiful, it's like you can't even do an interview with her because you're just like 'da da da da da,'" says Diesel, CRAWLING ON HIS KNEES TOWARDS HER.


"Right or wrong? Oh my god, someone save me. When did this turn into beautiful world? When did this turn into the most gorgeous girl in Brazil? When did this turn into 'I love you!'"