Hollywood is dominated by Chrises (Evans, Hemsworth, Pine), and somewhere out there, Chris Pratt has become the most divisive. In a new interview with Men’s Health, The 43-year-old movie star shared his theory on how he developed something of a negative reputation among a certain section of the public.
Pratt, in a self-aware move, blames most of it on himself. He cited his 2018 speech at the MTV Movie & TV Awards, where he received the Generation Award, for the origins of the public image disconnect. In his acceptance speech, which he dubbed “9 Rules from Chris Pratt, Generation Award Winner,” Pratt spoke about religion, asserting, “God is real. God loves you. God wants the best for you, believe it. I do.”
“Perhaps it was arrogance. For me standing on stage and saying the things I said, I’m not sure I touched anyone,” he said. Men’s Health. “Religion has been damned oppressed for a long time… I didn’t know I would become the face of religion when I wasn’t actually a religious person. I think there is a difference between being religious — following man-made customs, sometimes appropriating reverence reserved for what I believe to be a very real God — and using it to to control people, to take people’s money, to abuse children, to rob land, to justify hatred”.
Describing himself as “non-religious” is somewhat of a surprise, since Pratt has spoken publicly about his love of Christian music and his close relationship with God. any. The Men’s Health the story also addresses the long-rumored connection between Pratt and Hillsong Church, which has been accused of “anti-LGBTQ conduct.” Pratt says he has “never been to Hillsong,” and instead attends Zoe Church, and occasionally others attend worship services. Pratt also suggested that his personal interests (“Faith, fishing, fighting”) may not be suitable for many active social media users.
People who love him like a Parks and Recreation goofball now gives him no benefit of the doubt. He also talked about the pain he feels following the online backlash following his Instagram post about the birth of his new daughter last November. In it, he thanked his wife, Katherine Schwarzenegger, for giving him “a beautiful healthy daughter,” which tagonists interpret as an insult to Jack, his now-present son. was 9 years old with his ex-wife Anna Faris, who was born. was born nine weeks premature and had surgery as an infant. “That sucks,” said Pratt Men’s Health. “My son will read it one day. He’s nine years old. And it is engraved on digital stone. It really bothers me, man. I cried about that. I was like, I hate that these blessings in my life – for those close to me – are a real burden. “
The article cites two of Pratt’s senior executives, James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy) and Colin Trevorrow (Jurassic World Dominion). “
The social media conversation “Worst Chris” has been going on for years, and many Avengers his colleagues voiced their support after the scriptwriter Amy Berg’s October 2020 Tweets asking users to vote for a Chris went viral. Robert Downey, Jr., Zoe Saldana and Mark Ruffalo all spoke publicly in support of Pratt at the time.
https://www.gq.com/story/chris-pratt-worst-chris-theory Chris Pratt Has a Theory About How He Became the “Worst Chris”