Tom Hanks’ son Chet is filmed speaking patois at the Golden Globes — and the online is baffled – CNN


(CNN)And the award for the most bizarre instant of the 2020 Golden Globes goes to … Chet Hanks.

Tom Hanks’ son has become the butt of on the internet jokes after footage of him speaking with a Caribbean accent at the award ceremony commenced circulating.
The 29-12 months-aged aspiring rapper-turned-actor showed off his patois — and some exciting hand gestures — as he walked the purple carpet Sunday night in assistance of his Oscar-winning father, who was currently being presented with a life span achievement award.
Despite the fact that it is not known what prompted Chet’s general performance, the uncomfortable minute did not go unnoticed by viewers, with numerous merely inquiring: “Why?”
A single Twitter person said: “WHAT IS Mistaken WITH CHET HANKS”
An additional wrote: “Who has he been chillin with? who is his Jamaican friend? #chethanks #tomhanks #GoldenGlobeAwards2020”
A 3rd added: “I was hoping, wishing and praying for some thing humorous this January (final January it was Soulja Boy). Thank you Chet Hanks. Thank you!”
Hanks, who most just lately appeared in the Fox sequence “Empire,” joined his mom, Rita Wilson, and siblings Truman, Elizabeth and Colin Hanks to witness the Golden Globes honor Tom Hanks with the Cecil B. DeMille Award.
The accolade is bestowed for excellent contributions to the world of enjoyment. The sixty three-yr-outdated actor was acknowledged for his performances in Hollywood classics these as “Significant,” “Forrest Gump,” “Sleepless In Seattle” and “Philadelphia.”
Some on line commentators prompt that Hanks Jr.’s behavior could have overshadowed his father on one of the most important nights of his job.
“Why does Chet Hanks proceed to embarrass his father like this? What did Tom Hanks do to have earned this messssss?! Whew chileeeeee,” wrote just one journalist on Twitter.
CNN has arrived at out to Hanks’ representatives for comment.
Hanks, who has previously spoken of his wrestle with drug addiction, explained past calendar year that getting Tom Hanks as his dad was the two a blessing and a curse.
“If I invented a remedy for most cancers tomorrow, in the posting it would say, ‘Tom Hanks’ Son Invents The Cure For Most cancers,’ you know what I signify? It truly is unavoidable,” he instructed the Also Fab website in November.
In 2015, he arrived under hearth for a series of Instagram posts defending the use of the n-term.