Chet Hanks—aka Chet Haze—may not be getting a new car from mom and dad anytime soon.
More than a year after Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson's son allegedly rear-ended a driver on a major Southern California freeway, his parents are facing a lawsuit that could hold them financially responsible.
In court documents obtained by E! News, plaintiff Terry Moogan alleges that Chet was "driving his vehicle in an unreasonable and unsafe manner and was under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol" at the time of the collision.
Because Tom and Rita are the parents and the owners of the vehicle Chet was driving, Terry and his legal team argue that they are responsible for the physical and emotional injuries sustained as a result of the crash.
"Despite knowing that Chester Hanks was careless and reckless driver and a habitual user of drugs and alcohol, they negligently permitted Chester Hanks to operate their vehicle," the plaintiff alleged.
The suit seeks unspecified damages and E! News has reached out to Tom and Rita's reps for comment.
At the time of the accident, Chet didn't get a DUI for the accident. In fact, TMZ reports that cops weren't even on scene.
Ultimately, Chet has opened up about his struggles with addiction. In Instagram videos posted (and deleted) last October, the rapper shared details about his personal life.
"Hey I just want to say, I know, like, my name's been in the media about me like, going missing or getting kidnapped or something...I've been in rehab," Chet shared online. "I've been trying to get my s--t together and I'm doing pretty damn good, you know what I'm saying?"
He continued, "I just had to really take a look at myself and my life and the way s--t was going and all the crazy, stupid s--t I was doing and just finally admit to myself that it wasn't working and I had to try something new and that thing was to not do any drugs or alcohol."
—Reporting by Holly Passalaqua