Celebrated Hollywood actor Chris Pratt famous for his role as
Star-Lord in Guardians of the Galaxy films, apologises to his
hearing-impaired fans for his recent post on Instagram and telling
people to turn up the volume instead of reading subtitles.
He later felt that this has been an insensitive act on his part
and said 'sorry' to all the hearing-impaired people.
"When I made a video recently with subtitles and requested that
people turn up the volume and not just 'read the subtitles' it was
so people wouldn't scroll past the video on mute, thus watching and
digesting the information in the video," said the actor.
"HOWEVER, I realise now doing so was incredibly insensitive to
the many folks out there who depend on subtitles." Chris Pratt
Chris Pratt also said that he never intended to offend all the
38 Million Americans suffering from hearing problems.
"I have people in my life who are hearing-impaired, and the last
thing in the world I would want to do is offend them or anybody who
suffers from hearing loss or any other disability. So truly from
the bottom of my heart I apologise," stated the actor.
"Thanks for pointing this out to me. In the future, I'll try to
be a little less ignorant about it." Pratt added.