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Chris Pratt talks missing fat body, taking time off for family

20 September 2016 Entertainment News

Fourth Estate Staff

Los Angeles, CA, United States (4E) – Chris Pratt is currently promoting his new film “Passengers” with Jennifer Lawrence and the actor talked about his fat body in the past as well as taking some time off to spend time with his family.

The “Jurassic World” and “Guardians of the Galaxy” star was known as Andy Dwyer in “Parks and Recreations,” who is a fat man. Pratt dropped by “The Tonight Show” and talked about missing his fat body. Host Stephen Colbert said in a statement, “Yes. Yeah, I do. My wife does too. She likes to cook, and I don't get to eat as much of her cooking as I used to.”

Pratt referred to his past self as “fat Pratt” and he noted that that phase of his is not gone forever as he just has to be in better shapes for his projects now. He continued to joke, "He's not gone forever. He's just on vacation for a couple years, but he's coming back."

More on his family, Pratt said that he has been on the road for the last 14 months that is why he is taking six months off from his career in order to spend time with his family. In an interview with Parade, the 37-year-old said that in the past 14 months, he shot three movies and due to his busy schedule, he has not been with his wife and their three-year-old son, Jack.

Pratt has been working on “Passengers,” “The Magnificent Seven,” and “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol . 2.” Pratt recently started his vacation as he spent his summer with his wife and son. He has been posting photos and videos on his Instagram account.

The actor noted that he is taking his son to “Jack’s Beach,” which is what they named the body of water on an island in their property on the San Juan Islands. He added, "We're going to go back to the fort we built about a month and a half ago when we went for a short visit and see if that’s still there. If not, we're going to build it again."