Passengers actor Chris Pratt became the subject of homophobic controversy after fans uncovered some alleged tweets from back in 2012.
Chris Pratt, who has appeared in films like Guardians of the Galaxy and Movie 43, trended on Twitter after some users claimed he tweeted racist comments between 2012 and 2013.
The posts allegedly contained the N-word and racist comments against Muslim people. Chris denied sending the tweets, as per Independent.
However, the hashtag #RIPChrisPratt started trending on Twitter, where people criticized and dissed him in multiple ways.
— amanda (@quake_romanoff) February 4, 2021
Is Chris Pratt Cancelled? Homophobic Controversy & Racist Scandal Explained
No, Chris Pratt is not yet cancelled. But netizens called him out for alleged homophobic and racist tweets he posted around 2012. There were also rumors he posted insensitive comments about bodies and weight.
A Twitter user discovered some old tweets and shared a screenshot of those tweets on social media with the hashtag #ripchripratt.
In one of the alleged tweets, he reportedly said all Miss Universe looks like Miss Hungry.
However, there is no proof these tweets came from Pratt’s account.
Fans nevertheless took this opportunity to bash the actor and said they were waiting for this moment to cancel him.
One user also wrote ‘he ain’t dead but his careers sure bout to be #ripchrispratt.’
Furthermore, he was labeled as the worst Chris in a Twitter poll. The poll asked the users which Hollywood Chris they would get rid of and people voted out Mr. Pratt.
— ei kinnie (@femzuko) February 4, 2021
Chris Pratt Wife Katherine Defended Her Husband Over Racist Controversy
Chris Pratt got support in the form of his wife and several Avengers co-stars in the wake of the racist and homophobic controversy.
Pratt’s wife Katherine Schwarzenegger came in his defense and requested fans spread love instead of meanness and bullying. Katherine is his second wife and they tied the knot in 2019, a year after Pratt’s divorced from his ex-wife Anna Faris.
It wasn’t just his wife who came in his support. His Avengers co-stars including Robert Downey Jr., Zoe Saldana, Mark Ruffalo, and James Gunn.
Chris Pratt is being cancelled AGAIN
If you want to make a Disney franchise more inclusive, why don’t you start with changing Disney first?#SpearsReelTalk #Disney #Chrispratt #avengers #RIPChrisPratt pic.twitter.com/ZsPoX5VScU
— Lewis Spears (@LewSpears) February 5, 2021
Chris Pratt Net Worth- How Rich Is He?
Chris Pratt has an estimated net worth of $60 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Pratt came into the limelight with his role in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation. He was also nominated for the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 2013.
His other notable credits include Everwood, Moneyball, The Five-Year Engagement, Delivery Man, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame.