Nick Offerman’s Thoughts on Chris Pratt Are Pure Poetry

Nick Offerman is one of the better interviewees in Hollywood right now (we should know) and yesterday, he conducted one of Reddit’s generally entertaining Ask Me Anythings, in which celebrities field questions from Redditors. He offered his thoughts on the best whittling knife (“The knife matters little, it’s the user that makes the shavings”) and what he would do if a bear saw him (“a bear does not see me, due to my stealth”). One Redditor was curious about whether Offerman prefers his Parks & Rec costar Chris Pratt’s old fluffy self or the new, superhero six-packed Chris Pratt from Guardians in the Galaxy, and Offerman responded with the flair and eloquence that has become his trademark:

Christopher Pratt is one the most beautiful creations of Mother Nature’s that I have countenanced in my lifetime. Whether the bear is lean from the winter or fattened by sweet summer berries and springtime salmon, it makes me no never mind in the love I bear for him. He’s still a magnificent beast.

It’s the sort of thing that would make Ron Swanson cry, if Ron Swanson was the crying sort …

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