‘More Evidence For UFOs Being Real’: Tom Hanks’ Son Doubles Down On Viral Anti-Vaccine Rant

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Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter
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Tom Hanks’ son Chet doubled-down on his anti-vaccine rant from earlier in the week and said there’s “more evidence for UFOs being real” than the vaccine “being healthy.”

“I’m gonna keep this real simple for you guys, real simple,” the 31-year-old actor and son of Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson shared in a video he posted on Instagram. The comments were noted by Page Six in a piece published Thursday. (RELATED: Tom Hanks Doing ‘Not Great But Still Ok’ After Testing Positive For Coronavirus)

“Just like you have the right to be mad at me because I said I’m not getting the vaccine … I have the right to not get that shit,” he added. “I wanted to but my immune system said ‘it’s good. Okay, it doesn’t need to be tampered with.'” (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)


“It said ‘it’s good, okay,'” Hanks continued. “Let’s be real. 99 percent of you motherfuckers wouldn’t use a shampoo that’s not FDA approved, but you’re willing to get some experimental government injection.”

The “White Boy Summer” rapper said there was “more evidence for UFOs being real than” the “vaccine being healthy for” a person and explained that “if the aliens are out there” he’s ready for them to come and get him.

“Let’s get the fuck out of here!” Chet shared, laughing. “Or am I going to need my vaccine papers?”

Two of the three vaccines approved by the Food and Drug Administration for emergency use (Pfizer and Moderna) have been demonstrated to have more than 90% efficacy against COVID-19, Yale Medicine noted. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine has been found to have 72% overall efficacy.

The “Greyhound” star made headlines earlier after he said if people are concerned about getting coronavirus “stay inside,” he’s “over it” and tired of “wearing the motherfucking mask.”


Both his parents contracted the coronavirus in the early days of the pandemic last year and were the first stars to announce they had tested positive for COVID-19 while doing pre-production for a film in Australia.