As Andy Dwyer on Parks and Recreation, Chris Pratt brings joy to millions. But apparently that is not enough for members of the cat-loving Tweet-o-sphere community, as Pratt became the target of an online smear campaign this week. Yes! Lovable Chris Pratt! It all started on Monday when he announced, via Twitter, that he was giving up his cat:
Anyone in the LA area want a cat? full disclosure, she’s old and prone to accidents. So sweet though. And was in Stuart Little. (literally)
Well, that about did it. Cat lovers started accusing Pratt of being a horrible person who would toss away a beloved pet just because the pet had gotten too old to care for. Only, they used far more colorful language and imagery. Well, like J-Lo, Mr. Pratt has had Enough. He took to his blog to explain the circumstances, and lash out at his cat-weirdo haters. It appears the text of the blog post may have since been deleted, but here's part of what it said:
To those of you somehow hung up on the notion that I kicked the walker out from underneath our cat and threw her into the streets, first of all, cats don’t use walkers, so that’s a ridiculous notion. Secondly… I found my aging cat a god damn loving home! Ease up with the death threats for heaven’s sake!
Bottom line, and not that this is any of your fucking business weirdos, but my wife and I want to start a family and we ABSOLUTELY CANNOT have an animal that sh*ts all over the house. Sorry. If you are a parent you will understand. And if not, that probably explains why you have such a hard on for cats. Just sayin’.
So please! Stop with the harassing tweets! That sh*t affects me. I’m human. I don’t like being told that I should be “put on an ice floe when I get old and incontinent. Shitbird” or being called a “douche” or told that “prat=as*hole in england. looks like the shoe fits!” I know that already! Not to brag but I’ve been to England. “Pratt hey? Did you know that means Arsehole in the UK?” “Yes I did Prince William. Thank you for asking.” (it should be noted that I’ve never met Prince William, nor did he ever call me an arsehole) I am not an arsehole.
No, you are most definitely not.