Eric André Speaks About Working With Chet Hanks, Claims 'He Is Not Well' And 'Emotionally Disturbed’
"He broke our crew," said André. "It felt like 'Rust.' He broke us down."
March 15, 2023 at 1:52 pm
Comedian Eric André got serious for a moment in a recent interview where he disclosed Chet Hanks as “emotionally disturbed.”
Andre worked with the son of Hollywood star Tom Hanks on his comedic variety show, The Eric André Show. He spoke with Rolling Stone about how problematic Hanks, who often goes by “Chet Haze,” was on the set.
“Chet Hanks was a tough cookie,” he said. “He broke our crew. It felt like Rust. He broke us down.”
The comedian the experience to Alec Baldwin’s western film, which was shut down because of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins’s death on the set. His comparing Hanks and the tragic accident alluded to the dangerous environment he created for the cast and crew on set.