Tom Hanks, name your son.

For essentially the most half, Tom Hanks’ household is fairly low-key.



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After which there’s Tom’s son, Chet Hanks.



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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*.


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*Clubhouse is a comparatively new audio app that’s at present invite solely and permits members to hitch chatrooms and converse with each other.

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:

chet began doing a british accent and everybody yelled “the english weren’t oppressed!!”

i’m crying ???

Some customers felt he was mocking the accent as an alternative of exhibiting true appreciation for patois:

If Chet needs to speak patois then come by way of speak it. However that’s not what that is about. I converse a bit of Spanish, and wish to grow to be fluent however I’m not going to placed on Spanish accent in entrance of individuals for jokes. Whether or not *I* imply it as a joke or not isn’t necessary.

Others discovered it odd that he did not use his Jamaican accent whereas defending his proper to make use of it:

not Chet Hanks talking in his regular white man voice defending his proper to talk in a Jamaican accent and Jamaican slang…..

This person felt it was “about time” he obtained known as out for it:

Not Chet Hanks on Clubhouse defending why he must hold speaking in a Jamaican accent and other people dragging him…it’s about time

In fact, there have been loads of memes…

…and loads of jokes:

what if Tom Hanks speaks in a Jamaican accent at residence what if that’s the place Chet Hanks discovered it from

However actually although. I wish to know this, additionally.

In the long run, Chet apparently conceded that he would not use Jamaican patois going ahead:

At 9:14 PM CST Chet Hanks says he has no intention to proceed utilizing the Jamaican accent he is been appropriating. Shoutout to Clubhouse.

Revisit this later.

Others weren’t fairly satisfied:

I suppose we cannot know till his subsequent Instagram video. Or Clubhouse go to ¯_(ツ)_/¯.