Tom Hanks‘third child, Chester, is the result of his marriage to Rita Wilsonan actress and singer.
Chester Hanks, often known as Chet, has caused his family a lot of issues during his adolescence. So much so that, at the age of 17, authorities had to send him to a rehab facility.
Through his YouTube channel, Tom’s son, who appeared in shows like ‘Shameless’ and ‘Empire,’ wanted to take a look back at those moments.
The truth of growing up as a Hanks is one of the contentsions that Chester posted to his channel.
He confesses about the therapy he had to undergo as a teenager and details all the advantages he has received by having his father’s name.
Chester Hanks critical of his parents
“I was at the lowest point in my life, completely lost,” Chester said.
“To the point where the hysteria went beyond the limits I knew.
“They wrecked me psychologically. I was totally out of control. I wouldn’t change my situation for anything, I love my parents.”
Chester also discussed the advantages of being a Hanks.
“There are a lot of perks, but sometimes it can be quite strange,” he acknowledged.
“I was able to do a lot of cool things that a lot of people didn’t have the opportunity to do: travel the world, stay in nice hotels, fly on private planes, and I feel blessed by this. I wouldn’t change my situation. ”
But he also understands that stardom has its drawbacks.
“My experience was even more complicated because, in addition to the fact that fame is toxic, I wasn’t even famous,” he explained.
“I was just the son of someone famous, I hadn’t done anything to deserve any kind of recognition. But what that generated was a lot of disdain for me.”