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Posts misrepresent Tom Hanks comedy sketch

Published on 17/01/2023 at 17:17

Social media users are sharing a video that appears to show American actor Tom Hanks calling a young girl a "sexy baby," posting the footage alongside hashtags affiliated with conspiracy theories about pedophilia. This is misleading; the clip comes from a 2011 late-night television sketch satirizing a reality series about child beauty pageants.