All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘fresh prince of bel air’

Stacey Dash Called “Media Ho” by Former “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” Star

Stacey Dash was dissed recently by former Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Janet Hubert. In fact, Hubert called Stacey Dash a “media ho.” It wasn’t long in arriving. The slam from Janet Hubert follows some controversial comments Dash recently made regarding inequality at the Oscars. She slammed the Oscars boycott recently during an episode of Fox & Friends. Aunt Viv …

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Jada Pinkett Smith Responds to Janet Hubert’s (“Fresh Prince’s” Aunt Viv) Oscars Boycott Slam

Jada Pinkett Smith called for a boycott of the upcoming Oscars because of the lack of diversity among the 2016 nominees. Not long after she made her boycott wishes known, Jada Pinkett Smith came under fire from Janet Hubert–Aunt Viv on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Smith’s husband Will Smith starred on the sitcom. Jada Pinkett Smith has responded to …

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Nia Long to Star in ‘Uncle Buck’ Reboot Featuring All Black Cast

Nia Long is set to star in an Uncle Buck reboot that will feature an all black cast. Mike Epps will play the role of Uncle Buck. Nia Long will portray Alexis in the upcoming ABC comedy. According to a report from Time magazine, ABC is remaking the 1989 John Candy film into a TV series. The publication adds that …

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Undergoes Quadruple Coronary Bypass Surgery, Will Make Full Recovery

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 68, underwent a successful quadruple coronary bypass surgery on Thursday. Doctors for the former NBA superstar say he is recovering nicely. Time magazine reports that Abdul-Jabbar entered Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in L.A. last week, suffering from cardiovascular disease. “At this time, Abdul-Jabbar would like to thank his surgical team and the medical staff at UCLA, his …

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Tatyana Ali Reunites With ‘Fresh Prince of Bel Air’ Co-Star Will Smith at BET Event

Tatyana Ali was reunited over the weekend with her Fresh Prince of Bel Air co-star Will Smith. Tatyana Ali and Will Smith were attending the 2015 Black Girls Rock event Saturday when the sweet reunion took place. Will Smith, 46, was at the show in Newark, New Jersey, to present an award to his wife, actress Jada Pinkett Smith, when …

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Alfonso Ribeiro Performs Despite Pain on ‘Dancing With the Stars’

Alfonso Ribeiro performed Monday night on Dancing With the Stars, despite being in a great deal of pain. Since injuring his back more than a week ago, Alfonso didn’t know if he would be able to continue in the competition. He proved naysayers wrong, however, and gave it his all during Monday’s semifinal rounds, even though it was abundantly clear …

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Leah Remini Guest Hosts On ‘Dancing With the Stars’

Leah Remini returned to Dancing With the Stars this week, but in a much different capacity than the last time she graced he ballroom floor. This time she served a guest host while Erin Andrews is off doing sideline reports at the World Series. Co-hosting with the show’s mainstay, Tom Bergeron, Remini was thrilled to return. “So excited to be …

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‘Dancing With the Stars:’ Who Are These Stars?

Dancing With the Stars hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews announced the new season’s cast a few days ago, leaving some fans to ask, “Where are the stars?” Of course it was pretty likely from the inception of the show that they would eventually run out of real stars–but Tommy Chong? He and Cheech Marin made up the duo famously …

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Stacey Dash Joins FOX News as a Contributor

Actress Stacey Dash will be joining FOX News Channel as a contributor, according to a press release issued by the network on Wednesday. “Stacey is an engaging conversationalist whose distinctive viewpoints amongst her Hollywood peers have spawned national debates,” said Executive Vice President of Programming Bill Shine. “We’re pleased to have her join FOX News.” A native of the Bronx, …

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Tatyana Ali Profoundly Impacted by James Avery

Tatyana Ali reflected about the death of her Fresh Prince of Bel-Air costar James Avery, who passed away on December 31st at the age of 68. Tatyana was just a little girl when she first appeared on the hit TV show back in 1990 along with Avery, but she remembers the impact his presence had on her to this very …

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Tatyana Ali and ‘Fresh Prince’ Co-Stars React To Death of James Avery

To fans around the world, he was simply ‘Uncle Phil’ from the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. But for Tatyana Ali, and the rest of the Fresh Prince cast, he was so much more. His shocking death on New Year’s Eve took the world by surprise, and now the cast mourns the loss. Actress-singer Tatyana Ali recently took to Twitter to share her …

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Will Smith Reacts To James Avery’s Death

On Sunday, January 5, Will Smith posted his reaction to James Avery’s death on his personal Facebook page. “Some of my greatest lessons in acting, living and being a respectable human being came through James Avery. Every young man needs an Uncle Phil. Rest in Peace,” Smith wrote. He then added: “This photo was the last time we were together.” …

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James Avery Of “Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air” Dies

James Avery, known for his role as Uncle Phil on Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, passed away on December 31, after suffering from complications during surgery. TMZ reported that Avery was admitted to a hospital in Glendale, CA to undergo open-heart surgery. After the completion of the surgery, Avery’s health worsened, and he soon passed after suffering from complications. Avery’s publicist, …

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James Avery, Fresh Prince Actor, Passes Away

It was learned today that actor James Avery passed on December 31st. He was 68 years old. According to TMZ, Avery had checked into a Glendale, CA hospital to have open heart surgery. After the procedure his health took a turn for the worse. His wife, Barbara, was by his side during much of his hospitalization. Sadly, when she left …

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Jeffrey Ian Pollack, Film Director, Dies At Age 54

A younger presence in the film industry was taken from the world recently, and while most people might not recognize his name, his work might sound a bit more familiar. Jeffrey Ian Pollack died at the age of 54, and was a presence in African American cinema in the early 90s, but has not been seen much seen since then. …

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The Immaculate Craig Sager Photobombs Will Smith

Will Smith and his son Jaden were in Miami to draw attention to their attempt to capitalize on the apocalyptic movie craze watch LeBron and his Miami Heat dispatch the Chicago Bulls. While Smith is famous for, among other things, a song dedicated to the city of Miami, the Fresh Prince of Hollywood was wearing a grey Philadelphia 76ers hat. …

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Fresh Prince Theme Song Gets Google Translated into an Unrecognizable Mess

The theme song to The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air can be sung by everyone, everywhere. I’m sure people even sing it in other languages. It’s ubiquitous. So what if someone ran it through Google Translate, you know, a couple dozen times? Have you ever played telephone? On its long and painful trip, the lyrics to one of the most home-karaoke’d …

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Carlton Leads Flash Mob in the ‘Carlton Dance’

Alfonso Ribeiro of the Fresh Prince of Bel Air led a group of thousands in a flash mob rendition of the hipster beloved Carlton dance this past weekend. The flash mob was part of a viral marketing campaign by Body by Vi in an attempt to break the world’s record for the largest simultaneous flash mob. Carlton, uh i mean, …

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