Chris Pratt charms his way across a razor's edge with pre-apology for future un-P.C. comments.

Chris Pratt charms his way across a razor's edge with pre-apology for future un-P.C. comments.
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This could have easily veered into total-dick territory, but the ever-likable Pratt tiptoes across a minefield in this Facebook post.

Chris Pratt charms his way across a razor's edge with pre-apology for future un-P.C. comments.

Apologies if you tried to click on this screenshot. Full text and link to the FB post below.

Chris Pratt has a reputation for being an all-around good guy. He and Captain America (Chris Evans) had a well-publicized on the Super Bowl over who would dress up in their Marvel costume (Pratt was Star Lord in Guardians of the Galaxy) and visit children's hospitals. I don't even remember who won, because they both ended up doing it together. He's also got Amy Poehler's long-standing seal of approval after his many seasons on Parks and Recreation. Those are the kind of bona fides that come in handy if you want to go on Facebook and poke fun at sensitive people for being so darn sensitive. We all know that Pratt is a good guy, and we all know that, even if we generally agree with them, there are some very sensitive folks out there who have gotten good at using social media to whip up outrage firestorms. So good that much like Pratt, I don't think I've been anything less than fantastically vague in this entire writeup. I refuse to apologize for anything, though. That's not true, I'll cave instantly on anything. What did I do? I'm so sorry.

Some might indeed argue that this is problematic because the joke relies on diminishing the issues people get sensitive about. I'm sensitive to this concern, and I think 90% or more of the time, that is exactly where jokes or satire in this vein ends up, and it stinks. However, I'd say that Pratt mostly sticks to the only acceptable version of a joke like this, one that focuses on the fear of being a clueless doofus who is bound to screw up one day, and not on saying "oh, isn't this group or that group so silly for being sensitive."

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Here's the full text, in case the image was hard to read for some reason:

I want to make a heartfelt apology for whatever it is I end up accidentally saying during the forthcoming ‪#‎JurassicWorld‬ press tour. I hope you understand it was never my intention to offend anyone and I am truly sorry. I swear. I'm the nicest guy in the world. And I fully regret what I (accidentally will have) said in (the upcoming foreign and domestic) interview(s).
I am not in the business of making excuses. I am just dumb. Plain and simple. I try. I REALLY try! When I do (potentially) commit the offensive act for which I am now (pre) apologizing you must understand I (will likely have been) tired and exhausted when I (potentially) said that thing I (will have had) said that (will have had) crossed the line. Those rooms can get stuffy and the hardworking crews putting these junkets together need some entertainment! (Likely) that is who I was trying to crack up when I (will have had) made that tasteless and unprofessional comment. Trust me. I know you can't say that anymore. In fact in my opinion it was never right to say the thing I definitely don't want to but probably will have said. To those I (will have) offended please understand how truly sorry I already am. I am fully aware that the subject matter of my imminent forthcoming mistake, a blunder (possibly to be) dubbed "JurassicGate" is (most likely) in no way a laughing matter. To those I (will likely have had) offended rest assured I will do everything in my power to make sure this doesn't happen (again).
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