Chris Pratt's pratfall: Admits he didn't know what 'impotent' meant

Remember that preemptive apology Chris Pratt issued a few weeks ago? Well, looks like the "Jurassic World" star was on to something by foreshadowing his current pratfall.

The 35-year-old found himself clarifying remarks he made about being impotent in a Men's Health UK profile regarding his weight issues and generally lackluster affect. Pratt told the mag that he was impotent, with the line being interpreted in the literal sense: That he was unable to have an erection.


Turns out that wasn't the case. In fact, the "Parks and Recreation" alum said he didn't know the word's medical denotation.

"I'm not sure I knew what 'impotent' meant when I said it," he told Access Hollywood. "I had a lower sex drive, to be honest with you. Everything about my spirit was dull. I didn't feel great, and I think people will relate to that."

The quote originally pulled from the magazine was that he was "impotent, fatigued" and "emotionally depressed" when he weighed nearly 300 pounds.

And so we refer back to Pratt's on-point Facebook pre-apology from late last month.

"I am not in the business of making excuses," he wrote. "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."

Apology accepted? Absolutely.

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