The evolution of Chris Pratt: How the Parks and Recreation star went from cracking X-rated jokes about Kim Kardashian with co-stars to reciting scripture in interviews

  • The 43-year-old actor, once a controversial figure has evolved over the years 
  •  Last month on the Drew Barrymore Show, he opened up about how his life was ‘broken’ before he met his second wife, Katherine Schwarzenegger
  •  The Jurassic World actor also shares his 10-year-old son Jack with his ex-wife   Anna Farris, who he was married to from 2009-2018

Fans are stunned with how actor Chris Pratt has evolved over the years from controversial figure to religious family man. 

The 43-year-old actor, once cracked an X-rated joke about Kim Kardashian and her sex tape while filming Parks and Recreation – which he now regrets

His followers are having a bit of a hard time reconciling the old Chris Pratt with the one that now regularly quotes biblical scriptures during interviews.

On Monday, he told Page Six that he isn’t bothered by the haters who criticize his views of Christianity and Jesus. 

‘But that’s nothing new, that’s nothing new, you know?,’ he said.

Further stating, ‘That’s the way it is, nothing new, 2,000 years ago they hated him [Jesus] too.’

Chris Pratt, 43, told Page Six on Monday that he isn’t bothered by the haters who criticize his views of Christianity and Jesus

Pratt is probably best known for playing the role of Andy Dwyer in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation

Katherine Schwarzenegger and Chris Pratt at the North American premiere of the ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ last month in Hollywood, California 

And, then Pratt begins to recite a passage from the bible.  

‘If I was of this world, they would love me just like that but as it is, I’ve chosen out of this world. That’s John 15:18 through 20.’

The actors faith has come under scrutiny over the years. He attended the  Zoe Church, linked to controversial Hillsong Pastor, that had a reputation for being anti-LGBTQ.

During his 2018 acceptance speech at the MTV Movie and TV Awards he preached, ‘God is real. God loves you. God wants the best for you. Believe that; I do.”

This image released by Marvel Studios shows Chris Pratt in a scene from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’

Chris Pratt and his ex-Anna Faris ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ film premiere in April 2017 

Pratt is probably best known for playing the role of Andy Dwyer in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation. 

He was initially supposed to play the part for six-episodes but the dim-witted but lovable character became so popular it helped propel his movie career, as he went on to star in big box office hits including movies in the Marvel the Cinematic Universe and the Jurassic Park franchise.

He also played supporting roles in the films, Wanted, Jennifer’s Body, Moneyball, Zero Dark Thirty, among others. 

During his career highs, his personal life took a hit when he divorced his then wife Anna Faris, whom he was married to from 2009 to 2018 and share a 10-year-old son with named Jack. 

In 2019, he married 33-year-old author, Katherine Schwarzenneger, the daughter of legendary actor, Arnold Schwarzenegger. 

The couple share two daughters. Lyla who they welcomed in 2020 and Eloise in 2022.

The couple looked blissfully happy as they attended theduring the North American premiere of Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3 in Hollywood in April.

Pratt also appeared on the Drew Barrymore Show last month with his wife as she spoke about her new book, The Gift of Forgiveness.

The actor shared with the host how his life was ‘broken’ before he me Schwarzenegger.

He shared how he was smitten when he first saw Schwarzeneggger called her the ‘woman of my dreams,’ who he first saw in church.

‘There was a moment in my life where I was really struggling and felt really broken, ;p he said.

‘For me, my own journey of finding a higher power and leaning on that and feeling like, ‘Please save me,’ and feeling saved.’

‘And shortly later, meeting the woman of my dreams. It’s all about timing. There’s a perfect plan out there for you,’ he said, in part. ‘You have to have faith.’

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