Chet Hanks gave a wild imitation of Heath Ledger’s Joker character throughout an interview that had nothing to do with The Dark Knight.
The son of beloved actor Tom Hanks appeared on the late-night speak present Ziwe, hosted by comic Ziwe Fumudoh.
During a section about his health app, the controversial rapper took a second to channel his interior Clown Prince of Crime.
Look, it’s secure to say he didn’t inherit his father’s unimaginable performing chops.
When requested about plans for his health app, the rapper responded: “I don’t actually have any plans; I’m just like the Joker.”
Hanks then slipped into his finest model of Heath Ledger’s notorious function and commenced twitching and tensing whereas saying: “I’m like a canine chasing vehicles; I wouldn’t know what to do with it if I received it.”
Ziwe appeared fairly spooked by the random traces, however that did not deter Hanks. He continued: “Oh Batman, you full me.
“My father was a drinker and a fiend.”
The 31-year-old bizarrely concluded his impersonation: “Yeah, R.I.P Heath, G.O.A.T.”
Ziwe, like all of us, was actually speechless by the Joker impersonation and the crew was heard cracking up in matches of laughter.
Hanks then jumped right into a Denzel Washington impersonation from the movie American Gangster whereas reciting the traces: “They tried to kill my spouse.”
The host interrupted him and informed him not ‘impersonate black males’.
She added: “Did you ever really feel such as you’re decimating black individuals if you do s**t like that?”
Hanks took a giant sip from his water bottle and mentioned: “Not in any respect.”
“Not in any respect? You really feel such as you’re honouring them?” Ziwe replied.
Hanks defended this question, saying: “I don’t really feel like I’m doing something. I really feel like I’m simply doing an impression.”
But this wasn’t the primary time Ziwe known as out Tom Hanks’ son.
The talk-show host additionally requested Hanks if he felt the necessity to apologise to any marginalised communities, particularly the patois group, after movies surfaced of him mimicking their accent.
Hanks shook his head earlier than saying: “Nah.”
He added: “I do not assume I’ve completed something actually offensive.”
A visibly surprised Ziwe then requested: “You don’t see it as cultural appropriation? You see it as a celebration of tradition? And like social justice warriors can like go kick rocks.”
Hanks then added: “I 100 per cent agree. Social justice warriors can kick rocks.”
Ahh, Tom Hanks graced us with Cast Away, The Green Mile and Saving Private Ryan; in the meantime, Chet gave us ‘White Boy Summer’ (massive sigh).