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Chet Hanks Gives One Of The Most Bizarre Interviews You'll Ever See

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Chet Hanks Gives One Of The Most Bizarre Interviews You'll Ever See

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Yep, the guy in that clip is Tom Hanks' son.

Tom Hanks, the beloved actor from Forrest GumpToy Story, and Castaway, literally has a son who helped popularise the term 'White Boy Summer'.

Naturally, on her self-named SHOWTIME series, Ziwe roasted Chet for his song White Boy Summer and asked if he'd like to apologise to marginalised communities for his god-awful impressions and cultural appropriation.

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But Chet didn't apologise and continued to do unsolicited impressions during the interview – as you can see above.

At one point, a shirtless Chet bounced on a workout ball and said: "I don't really have any plans," before doing a pretty creepy impression of the Joker.

After some more weird impressions and some concerned looks from Ziwe, Chet impersonates Denzel Washington shouting the actor's iconic line from American Gangster: "They tried to kill my wife!"

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Needless to say, it went down horribly, and while the episode seemed set to unravel, Ziwe does an excellent job of steering the interview.

The host asked the (then-clothed) rapper how ‘White Boy Summer’ was different from the past 400 summers in American history, and he was left looking a little sheepish because, well, Ziwe was right.

After a pause, Chet replied to the host: “I don’t know. [It] started with just me, I got a fresh a** haircut, and I was feeling myself, so I posted a video on my Instagram.”

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Ziwe asked: “Do all of your songs come from her super iconic quotes?”

He replied: “Maybe. Are you trying to make me nervous?”

She added: “Are you afraid of black women?”

The actor and rapper said: “No," to which Ziwe quipped back: “Maybe you should be."

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And that was actually one of the better clips from the interview, because things deteriorated pretty quickly.


Next Ziwe asked: "Are there any marginalised communities you want to apologise to? I don't know, maybe the Patois community?"

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This is about Chet using Jamaican Patois at the Golden Globes.

After another very awkward pause, Chet shook his head and said: 'No.'

"I don't think I’ve done anything truly offensive," he added.

Ziwe responded by saying: "You don’t see it as cultural appropriation? You see it as a celebration of culture? And like, social justice warriors can like go kick rocks?"

Chet replied: "Yeah," before adding: "I 100 percent agree. Social justice warriors can kick rocks."

Featured Image Credit: jarettsays/Twitter

Topics: Tom Hanks, Celebrity, Viral, Twitter, Social Media

Shola Lee
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