Jordana Brewster, the on-screen love interest of Paul Walker, said Walker lived with integrity, humanity, and humility.
Walker “seemed most happy when talking about his daughter, Meadow,” Brewster added in a statement obtained by Entertainment Weekly. “I don’t know anyone who lived each moment more fully and loved life more than Paul, making his loss all the more heartbreaking.”
Brewster and Walker, along with the rest of the actors and actresses who had recurring roles in the “Fast & Furious” franchise, describe themselves as a tight-knit family.
Everyone has expressed grief over losing Walker, who died at age 40 in a fiery car crash in California on November 30, including Vin Diesel, Tyrese Gibson, and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
Walker and Brewer in file photos. (Top: Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images| Bottom: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Walker, Brewer, Vin Diesel, and Michelle Rodriguez in Europe for the premiere of Fast & Furious in this file photo. (Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images)
Brewster said that Walker was special to her.
“Paul was an enormous presence in my life for the past 14 years,” she said. “While many would be satisfied with material success it made Paul more convinced of the need to help others. He never spoke of his immense generosity or philanthropic endeavors unless I prodded, however. This is what made Paul, Paul.”
Brewster said previously that Walker “was pure light.”
Speaking via Twitter shortly after his death, she added: “I can’t believe he is gone.”
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