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Chris Pratt Doesn’t Like Being Called Chris And Says It’s Not His Name

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Chris Pratt has made headlines after he announced he doesn’t like being called Chris…

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The actor went on to say “it’s not my name.”

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Keep scrolling to find out more…

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Now, over the years, Chris Pratt’s had his fair share of negative headlines.

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Be it for his role in Guardians of the Galaxy or his political views or his religious beliefs — Pratt has made the news for it all.

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And of course, we’re not forgetting his very public relationship with Anna Faris.

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His relationship with Faris well and truly dominated the news cycle.

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The pair married in 2009 and just a few years later, Anna gave birth to their son, Jack.

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But in 2017, Anna and Chris separated, later filing for a divorce after 5 months apart.

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Luckily, the pair have remained close.

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They’re good friends and co-parents — so that’s something of a happy ending.

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But recently Faris and Pratt hit headlines for something that may put a strain on their friendship.

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After Chris Pratt shared a post dedicated to his wife Katherine Schwarzenegger that praised her while using a controversial choice of words…

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In Pratt’s adoring post to his wife, he thanked her for giving him “a gorgeous healthy daughter.”

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“Find you somebody that looks at you like that!! You know!? We met in church. She’s given me an amazing life, a gorgeous healthy daughter, she chews so loudly that sometimes I put in my earbuds to drown it out, but that’s love!” he wrote.

Pratt and Schwarzenegger share a fourteen-month-old daughter named Lyla.

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However, many think that his choice of words are insensitive to Faris and their son, 9-year-old, Jack.

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Jack, was born 9 weeks premature and Faris has previously revealed that their son weighed just 3 pounds and twelve ounces at birth, The Independent reports.

Jack also spent the first month in the NICU.

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Faris also opened up about Jack’s birth in her memoir, Unqualified.

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“The pediatric neurosurgeon sat Chris and me down to tell us that Jack had some severe brain bleeding and there was a chance that he could be developmentally disabled,” she wrote.

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The post has caused quite the divide online but Chris’ mom-in-law, Maria Shriver quickly joined those trying to defend him.

And it’s caused mixed opinions once again…

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At first, Maria Shriver commented saying that she couldn’t “agree more” with what he wrote.

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Before also adding: “This is so sweet now show us how you look at her,” after Pratt spoke about how Katherine adores him.

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But following the criticism, she added another comment.

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And this time, she told Pratt to “rise above the noise” while adding that he is “a great father.”

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“I want to remind you today what a good man you are what a great father you are to jack and Lyla what a great husband you are to Katherine what a great son-in-law you are to me and what a great sense of humor you have !!” she wrote.

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“I love you Chris keep being your wonderful self rise above the noise your kids love your family loves you your wife loves you what a beautiful life I’m proud of you xo.”

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Since then, Pratt has entered the headlines for something a little less controversial…

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He recently revealed that he hates being called Chris.

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He opened up about his name preferences in an interview with SiriusXM’s Pop Culture Spotlight.

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He said “it feels weird” when someone calls him “Chris.”

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Interviewer Jessica Shaw then asked: “What do they call you? Pratt?”

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Pratt responded: “Yep. Pratt. CP. You know, CP. ‘Hey, CP.’

“But no one calls me Chris. My friend, Chad. I went golfing with my friend, Chad, my pastor the other day and he was like, ‘No one calls you Chris? I’m gonna call you Chris. Alright, Chris. You’re up.’

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“And I was like, ‘No, it feels weird. It’s not my name. Don’t call me Chris,'” he added.

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What do you think of CP?

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