Michelle Rodriguez had her shares of personal issues to deal with, but finally, she opens up about the pains she went through after the death of “The Fast and The Furious” co-star Paul Walker.
TMZ aired the clip of Rodriguez in the documentary “The Reality of Truth” by Michael Zapolin, it was also reported that the 37-year old actress is under medication of a psychedelic drug called Ayahuasca that helps her move on and get over the depression she went through at the time of Walker’s passing.
“I have to say, you know, when I lost Paul, I went through about a year of just being an animal. Like, what could I do, physically, to just get my mind off of existentialism? Get my mind off of how transient life is and how we come here and can just disappear at any moment. How could I get my mind off that?” Rodriguez said.
She added that she had recovered from the incident, but it left something inside of her, a realization that will forever change her views on life.
“I did everything I could possibly do to hide from myself and I’ll tell you that my ayahuasca trip made me sad that he left me here. It wasn’t a sadness that he’s gone, it’s more like a jealousy that he’s there first,” Rodriguez explained.
Walker died in a single-vehicle collision on Nov. 30, 2013, alongside friend Roger Rodas in Clarita, California. At the time of his death, Walker and Rodas left an event for Walker’s charity Reach Out Worldwide for victims of Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in Rodas’s red 2005 Porsche Carrera GT. The car crashed into a concrete lamppost and two trees after which the vehicle burst into flames. The crash was caught on film by a security camera.
Authorities determined that Rodas was driving the car, while Walker was the passenger. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department declared both victims dead at the scene. Rodas died of multiple traumatic injuries, while Walker died from the combined effects of traumatic and thermal trauma, according to the Los Angeles county coroner’s office. Both of their bodies were burned beyond recognition.
Walker’s death came as a shock to his family, friends and fans as he was also filming the seventh installment of the movie franchise “The Fast and the Furious.” The next installment of the film has started filming and Michelle Rodriguez and the rest of the crew would have wanted Walker to finish it with them.
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