Viewers of Good Morning Britain were left confused by and worried for Fast And Furious star Vin Diesel after he gave a bizarre interview earlier today (January 19).
The 50-year-old action movie star appeared on the show to promote the new Fast And Furious Live stage show soon opening in the UK.
However, viewers were left baffled when he started behaving strangely during his interview with Richard Arnold putting on an outrageous British accent.
You can watch the bizarre interview here:
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Interviewer Arnold told presenters Kate Garraway and Ben Shephard that the interview with Diesel was ‘the most surreal moment’ of his life.
The pre-recorded chat started off well as the two shook hands and said hello to each other but it very quickly turned.
Arnold was very clearly surprised when the actor started talking in an outlandishly squeaky cockney accent and things got worse when he started repeating everything the presenter said.
The odd antics didn’t stop there though as when Arnold talked about his love for Mary Poppins Diesel abruptly yelled back at him ‘you must have been crazy for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang‘.
I’m sure Diesel is a Mary Poppins fan as he seemed to be imitating Dick Van Dyke during the whole interview!
Perhaps hoping to calm Diesel down, Arnold moved on and the two played a game that involved guessing cars.
However, when Diesel won he jumped up and keeping the strange accent shouted:
I beat him! I licked him. I really did it this time.
Viewers flocked to Twitter to share their concerns for Diesel after his odd interview:
He was probably only trying to have a laugh but still, a cockney accent? Really Vin?
Last year Diesel was named by Forbes as the highest grossing actor of 2017 with his films pulling in an incredible $1.6 billion.
Even though he had a limited role as Baby Groot in Guardians of The Galaxy Vol.2, Diesel was still able to rake in more cash thanks to his high salary from last year’s xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage and the latest Fast And Furious movie.
His Fast and Furious co-star Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson made it to second place thanks to pulling in big numbers from three blockbusters last year – The Fate Of The Furious, Baywatch and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.
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The highest grossing female actor last was Wonder Woman herself Gal Gadot. As well beating Marvel to the punch to release the first female superhero-led film, it also turned out to be the only good DC/Warner Bros. film since The Dark Knight trilogy.
The former Isreali beauty queen came in third overall on Forbes’ top ten highest grossing actors and actresses list after taking $1.4 billion (just over £1 billion) from both the critically acclaimed Wonder Woman and the poorly received Justice League.
Emily Murray is a journalist at UNILAD. She graduated from the University of Leeds with a BA in English Literature and History before studying for a Masters in Journalism at the University of Salford. Emily has previously worked for the BBC, ITV and Trinity Mirror. When Emily isn’t writing about topics including mental health and entertainment, you can find her at the cinema which is her second home.