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Chris Pratt goes on Facebook to apologize in advance for 'Jurassic World' press tour

Knowing that he might very well spout nonsense as hundreds of journalists ask him inane questions, the actor gives advance warning.

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How thoughtful to apologize in advance. CBRTrailers/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET

So tell me, what was your character's motivation in running away from that vast dinosaur?

It's questions such as that which drive actors demented. Well, more demented than they already are.

When they're in a blockbuster movie, they must tour the world and answer the same questions time and again. Being American, they are unlikely to answer them in a foreign language, which makes the experience all the more numbing -- both for them and for readers.

Why, Robert Downey Jr. found himself out of iron when a British journalist tried to be creative and asked him, during an "Avengers: Age Of Ultron" interview, about his relationship with his father. He walked out.

All hail, then, Chris Pratt.

He's in the new "Jurassic World" movie. He knows that on his press tour he might say silly, politically incorrect, marginally nauseating things.

So he took to his Facebook page to apologize in advance. He said: "I want to make a heartfelt apology for whatever it is I end up accidentally saying during the forthcoming ‪#‎JurassicWorld‬ press tour."

It's moving that he thinks saying something untoward would be an accident. Couldn't it be a heartfelt, genuine expression of complete frustration?

However, his extreme self-knowledge actually brought tears to my eyes and a skip to my heart.

He said: "I am not in the business of making excuses. I am just dumb. Plain and simple. I try. I REALLY try! When I do (potentially) commit the offensive act for which I am now (pre) apologizing you must understand I (will likely have been) tired and exhausted when I (potentially) said that thing I (will have had) said that (will have had) crossed the line."

He explained that he has sympathy for those who set up the stuffy rooms, so sometimes he will say things to entertain them. These things might come out wrong for the sanctimonious others who will not understand.

His final thoughts were truly twisted poetry: "To those I (will have) offended please understand how truly sorry I already am. I am fully aware that the subject matter of my imminent forthcoming mistake, a blunder (possibly to be) dubbed "JurassicGate" is (most likely) in no way a laughing matter. To those I (will likely have had) offended rest assured I will do everything in my power to make sure this doesn't happen (again)."

I have never (consciously) seen a Chris Pratt movie. I did see both "Moneyball" and "Her," both of which he apparently adorned.

However (for today) Chris Pratt is my favorite actor.

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