GAME of Thrones star Nathalie Emmanuel was in tears after a surprise speech from Vin Diesel at her star-studded 30th birthday where he declared it was "love at first sight" when he met her.
The Hollywood legend told how he snapped her up for Fast and Furious 7 - even though she had commitments with Game of Thrones.
The Hollywood star admitted he would not take no for an answer as he praised his friend at her plush party in Ours Restaurant, Knightsbridge, which included a trapeze artist, famous busker Ruth Brown, stunning floral centre-pieces and a huge vegan and gluten free buffet.
Game of Thrones beauty Nathalie was bowled over by a surprise tribute by her Fast and Furious co-star Vin Diesel that brought the room to tears at her star-studded 30th birthday party.
He said: "I had to put all the kids to sleep and fly over here for my sister Nathalie.
"So it all started . . . I was looking for someone new for Fast and Furious 7, and I was doing read throughs with lots of people and then I did a read through with Natalie Emmanuel.
"It was love at first sight. I knew she was special, I knew she was talented."
The Hollywood legend had guests in hysterics when he imitated Nathalie's cockney accentNathalie is part of the Fast and Furious family - with Vin Diesel and Ludacris
Hugging Nathalie, who looked stunning in a Stella McCartney tiered leopard print skirt, he added: "I said to her 'You're gonna do Fast and Furious' before having the crowd in hysterics when he put on a cockney accent, and said: "She was like - 'I've got other commitments. I'm on this show called Game of Thrones.'
"I said ' you better call your agent' I was like - 'you better talk to your agent. We need you.'
"You are the representation of multiculturalism that we are all so proud of."
The venue was decorated with pics of Nathalie and her famous pals including The Rock
Her name was blown up in giant balloons
Superman star Henry Cavill arrived at the bash