Tom Hanks, name your son.
For essentially the most half, Tom Hanks’ household is fairly low-key.
After which there’s Tom’s son, Chet Hanks.
Earlier this yr, Chet posted a video of himself on the Golden Globes talking patois, and captioned it, “BIG UP FIMI WHOL FAMILY SOON COM AT DI AWARDS NA SEEN ? ? ? CHUNE IN.”
This week, the 30-year-old discovered himself defending his weird Jamaican accent after becoming a member of Clubhouse*.
Customers on the app accused Chet of performing “verbal Blackface”:
Chet reportedly in contrast his use of a Jamaican accent to utilizing an English accent after watching “a bunch of English gangster motion pictures,” which didn’t go over properly:
Some customers felt he was mocking the accent as an alternative of exhibiting true appreciation for patois:
Others discovered it odd that he did not use his Jamaican accent whereas defending his proper to make use of it:
This person felt it was “about time” he obtained known as out for it:
In fact, there have been loads of memes…
…and loads of jokes:
In the long run, Chet apparently conceded that he would not use Jamaican patois going ahead:
Others weren’t fairly satisfied:
I suppose we cannot know till his subsequent Instagram video. Or Clubhouse go to ¯_(ツ)_/¯.