Chet Hanks has allegedly been caught asking a fan for $200 (£142) on social media.
A fan, reportedly named ‘Lily’, has now posted an alleged Instagram DM exchange with Hanks in which she declares she “loves” him, to which he replies: “Do you really?”
She says “yes”, after which he asks: “You got some money for me baby?” After she asks how much he needs, Hanks says: “What’s the most you could give me right now baby? Be honest”.
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When she suggests $22 (£15), he adds: “How about 200”. Lily then asks what he needs it for, Hanks replying: “Just me baby I got bills. Show me some love. And I’ll call you”.
“Your dad is forrest gump,” she responds. “Love u tho king im in la if u ever want to do pushups on the beach”.
It comes a few weeks after Hanks debuted ‘White Boy Summer’, which has attracted a wide range of criticism and bafflement, including lines rapped in Jamaican patois such as: “Bad gyal, white don dada/ rude boy, it’s a white boy summer.”
“I am absolutely astounded by the fact that Tom Hanks created Chet Hanx,” one fan wrote of the video, while another added: “America is pretty divided but we can all agree we need an immediate law banning Chet Hanx from making any more ‘music’ videos.”
Last year, meanwhile, Hanks was embroiled in a feud with Tekashi 6ix9ine after speaking out against the rapper, though his father Tom was unwittingly dragged into it.
Responding to a series of posts by Chet, Tekashi referenced Tom and wife Rita Wilson’s battle with coronavirus last year by saying: “Wishing his dad a speedy recovery”.
NME has reached out to Hanks’ representatives for comment.