'I want to punch them in the mouth': Chris Pratt condemns 'potential predator' for setting up a fake Facebook account in his name to contact female fans
He's one of the hottest stars in Hollywood, starring in Guardians of the Galaxy and Jurassic World, with a slew of female fans following his every move.
But Chris Pratt has put out a warning to fans about potential online predators, after discovering a fake Facebook account pretending to represent the star.
Chris, 38, wrote a scathing Facebook post on his verified account, warning fans to block the 'potential predator', who was attempting to target fans and get their contact details.
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Not good: Actor Chris Pratt, 38, has called out a 'potential predator' on Facebook for setting up a fake account in the stars name to contact female followers
The Jurassic World star told fans he was working to get the account removed from the social media platform, but also told fans to remain vigilant as it was not an isolated incident.
In the post to his three million followers, Chris said: 'PERVY DUDE ALERT!!! (Not a joke) It's confirmed: somebody is trying to pretend to be me on Facebook (and maybe other social media platforms) apparently hitting on a lot of different female fans, trying to get their numbers and who knows what else. I'm not joking.
'Please know, I find this behavior reprehensible. If I find out who it is I'll have their account shut down and seriously would like to punch them right in the GD mouth.?
Furious: In a post shared on Chris' social media, the actor warned his fans to watch out for unverified accounts claiming to be the star
Stay away! Chris attached a snap of the fake profile, which has since been deleted according to People
Stop! Chris vowed to get the account removed and told fans to make sure an account was verified before following it
'You hear that imposter!? Stop. My message to any fans who are contacted by someone claiming to be Chris Pratt: Look for the BLUE 'VERIFIED' CHECKMARK next to the name. If there is no checkmark by my name that person is an imposter. I'm sorry.
'Tell your siblings. Educate our young ones. It's probably mostly kids who would fall for this. Makes me sick.
'It terrifies me to think someone could be hurt, their feelings or much worse, by this imposter/potential predator. I've had many, many people tell me about this. It's not an isolated incident. If anyone is in contact with this person block them immediately.
'If it's you doing it, I'm warning you. Stop right now or you [email protected] very unhappy with the outcome. Go find Jesus. Praying for you.'?
Screen star: Chris has gained an army of fans as the star of Jurassic World and Guardians of the Galaxy
The account has since been removed from Facebook, according to People, with Chris also posting his warning on Twitter and Instagram.
Chris recently sent fans wild in a brief appearance in the new trailer for Avengers: Infinity War on Wednesday, donning his get-up to play space hero Starlord once again.
Viewers of the much-anticipated trailer were delighted when Starlord popped up in the very final shot of the trailer among the Guardians of the Galaxy, with Thor asking 'who the hell are you people?'
The film is set for a US release on May 4 2018.?
They're back! In a very brief appearance at the end of the Avengers Infinity War trailer on Wednesday, Chris sent fans wild as he donned the Starlord get-up once again
Anticipated: The film is scheduled for release on May 4 2018
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