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Is Chris Pratt Homophobic? Everything You Need to Know!

Bran Published On Thu Oct 08 2020   Modified On Thu Oct 08 2020
Is Chris Pratt Homophobic? Everything You Need to Know!

The star of NBC sitcom, 'Parks and Recreation' Chris Pratt, recently broke into the headlines with the allegations of being homophobic. Know the full story behind it right here.

Christopher Michael Pratt, aka Chris Pratt, is a talented star in Hollywood who contributed his versatile acting skill in numerous films. One of his most prominent roles was featuring as Andy Dwyer in NBC sitcom, 'Parks and Recreation' from 2009 to 2015. Besides, he also appeared in the Marvel Studios' masterpiece 'Guardians of the Galaxy' as Star-Lord.

Chris Pratt's professional life is blooming quite well as he bagged numerous awards and recognition from his contribution to several movies and television shows. While everything was going quite right, he made some public statements that definitely hurt the LGBTQ community. His homophobic comments in response to Ellen Page definitely played a part in altering some part of goodwill. Grab all the details about how the controversy occurred below:

Chris Pratt's Homophobic Comments With Ellen Page on His Church

Chris Pratt caught on the camera while shooting for 'Guardians of the Galaxy.'

Chris Pratt was accused of being anti-LGBTQ by actress Ellen Page.
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Chris Pratt rose into fame, in not the best ways possible in February 2019, when he got into a verbal interchange with Ellen Page. The Canadian actress was straight to the point when she called out the 'Parks and Recreation' star for attending the Hillsong Church. While you might be surprised on why the gay artist was so angry at Pratt for attending a church, the main reason behind it was the reputation of the church as an anti-LGBTQ.

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Ellen Page said as 'If you are a famous actor and you belong to an organization that hates a certain group of people, don't be surprised if someone simply wonders why it's not addressed.' Furthermore, she went even harsh on Pratt, saying, 'Being anti-LGBTQ is wrong, there aren't two sides,' and the 'damage it causes is severe.'

Chris Pratt in left and Ellen Page in right.

Chris Pratt responded to Ellen Page by defending his church.
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The only reason why Chris Pratt went to the church was concluding his 21-day Daniel Fast, which he took himself. Not just that, he was also highly encouraged by his pastor with some words of wisdom to balance fame and his inner self. 

Chris Pratt Defended His Church As Open To Everyone

Since Ellen Page was quite direct to attack Hollywood sensation Chris Pratt and his church, the actor responded calmly yet effectively. He wrote on his Instagram on how the Canadian actress's comments were far from the truth. Moreover, he lauded his church as the place which absolutely opens their doors to everyone.

Chris Pratt in a brown coat caught on the camera.

Chris Pratt tied the knot with Katherine Schwarzenegger in 2019.
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Pratt even went deep into the Bible and said, 'Despite what the Bible says about divorce, my church community was there for me every step of the way, never judging, just gracefully accompanying me on my walk.' He isn't the only celebrity who attends the Hillsong Church as the likes of Kendall Jenner, Kylie Jenner, and Justin Bieber even went there in the past. Although the church was initially founded in Australia, it was extended in American states like New York City and Los Angeles. Judging by Pratt's statements, it was too unfair for him to get a tag of a homophobic, just for going to a church.

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