Tom Hanks was just honoured with the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes because…well, because he’s Tom Hanks and it’s what he deserves.
To celebrate such a momentous occasion, Tom showed up to the Globes with his family, which was almost too adorable to handle.
Among the family members was Tom’s son Chet.
So, what with him being related to Tom Hanks, I guess you could say it came as something of a shock to some people when a video surfaced on Twitter showing Chet speaking patois.
And, of course, people were thinking about Tom Hanks and how they don’t appear to be all that similar.
Looking for an explanation behind the video, some people even started to blame Drake — because why not?
This debacle brought up some stories from the past about Chet using the n-word while trying to make a name for himself as a rapper.
Explaining his use of the word in songs and on social media, Chet said in a 2018 interview: “I was on a lot of drugs. I wanted to be, like, down, you know what I mean? I just felt like I wasn’t enough.”
As for Chet, he posted the video of himself on the Golden Globes red carpet alongside this caption.
And, responding to the internet’s bemusement, he posted a screenshot of an article about the video with this caption:
…………….Anyway, congrats to Tom Hanks.
Ben Henry is a celebrity reporter for BuzzFeed UK and is based in London.
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