"I was like the first person to like kind of like get it in the conversation."
Say what you want about Chet Hanks — he is sticking by his guns.
Not even the infamous stare of incredulity from Ziwe could make the son of Tom back down from his dogged insistence on sporadically adopting a Jamaican accent — something he, in this incredibly awkward interview, claimed he made trendy.
In a clip shared by the interviewer on Tuesday, she asked him if he thought he inspired a generation of white boys to speak Patois... and his answer both did and did not disappoint.
"I don't know... I think I did kind of make the Patois accent more like, a little more... trending I guess?" he mused.
He said that aside from Jamaican and Caribbean culture itself — which is "obviously very vibrant" — "I was like the first person to like kind of like get it in the conversation. Like just recent times."