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Vin Diesel Reveals That He Named His Newborn Daughter After Paul Walker

Vin Diesel welcomed his fourth child with his girlfriend last week, but he didn’t reveal a name or gender until today. While appearing on The Today Show, Diesel let everyone in on a few more details, including how he paid tribute to his late friend and Fast and Furious costar Paul Walker:

“I named her Pauline. There’s no other person that I was thinking about as I was cutting the umbilical cord. I knew he was there. It felt like… a way to keep his memory a part of my family and a part of my world.”

Approaching the premiere of Furious 7, Walker’s final movie in the franchise, Diesel has been paying tribute to his friend, whom he considered to be as close as a brother.

Here is the clip with the announcement, which will be shown in its entirety on Today this Friday:

Source: NBC News via BuzzFeed

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