Top Gun: Maverick star Glen Powell & # 39; s mother hits back on an online troll that fooled her son's name
He plans to join Tom Cruise in the long-awaited sequel Top Gun: Maverick next year, but Glen Powell & # 39; s Hollywood climb made an online troll scratch his head.
The 30-year-old actor shared a screenshot of a Twitter exchange with his mother Cyndy on Saturday.
The proud mother quickly closed an anonymous troll who wanted to shame her son because he had a so-called unrecognizable first name.
Looking for him: Glen Powell, 30, shared a screenshot of his mother who hit a Twitter troll who criticized his name on Saturday
The exchange featured a troll that jumped into a discussion about Glen (which was not included in the screenshot).
& # 39; Also, Glen Powell would have been a movie star sooner if he wasn't called Glen & # 39 ;, they tweet.
But the actor's mother, who tweeted as Momma Powell, was quick with a rejoinder.
& # 39; We didn't think it would amount to anything, & # 39; she wrote. & # 39; Sometimes children don't listen and just pursue their dreams, regardless of their name. & # 39;
A boy's best friend: after the troll said that Glen would have been more successful with a different name, his mother Cyndy shot back his & # 39; dreams, no matter what & # 39; would chase
On the hunt: & # 39; Beware: Mama Powell hunts trolls, & # 39; Glen joked in the caption; still with Lily James of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
& # 39; Beware: Mama Powell hunts trolls, & # 39; Glen joked in the caption.
Cyndy & # 39; s Twitter account is primarily devoted to retweeting and responding to news about her son's career.
Contrary to what the troll thought, Glen & # 39; s career saw him rise rapidly from small pieces to large roles in critical and commercial successes.
After his debut on screen in 2003 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over, he graduated from roles in The Dark Knight Rises and The Expendables 3.
He played an important role in the much-praised comedy by Richard Linklater Everybody Wants Some !! and played astronaut John Glenn in the Oscar-nominated hit Hidden Figures.
On the rise: in Glen & # 39; s career he graduated from bit parts to small roles in major films such as The Dark Knight Rises
Rapid rise: now he regularly plays leading roles in commercial hits and critical favorites such as Hidden FIgures; still from Richard Linklater & # 39; s Everybody Wants Some !!
Glen was given the honor to breathe new life into the romantic comedy genre thanks to his role vis-à-vis Zoey Deutch in the Netflix film Set It Up 2018.
Glen and Zoey played a leading role in the film, which scores 91% fresh from Rotten Tomatoes, as assistants to equally tense and borderline-offending bosses.
After accidentally bumping into each other, the two assistants come up with a plan to set up their bosses together in the hope of cooling their mercury.
The popularity of the streaming movie led to a second collaboration between Glen and Zoey, an upcoming movie that for the time being got the title Most Dangerous Game.
The film will also reunite the two with their Set It Up writer Katie Silberman.
Great time: the actor was given the honor to breathe new life into the romantic comedy thanks to his contributions to Set It Up, a Netflix film 2018 that he co-stared in opposite Zoey Deutch; shown together in 2018
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