‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’: Will Smith and Tyra Recreate and Reminisce On Iconic Scene From the Show

by Jeremy Spirogis
Will Smith as William

Even gentle followers of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air most likely keep in mind the time Tyra Banks appeared on the present. Banks portrayed the powerful and sassy Jacqueline “Jackie” Ames, Will’s ex-girlfriend from West Philadelphia and his classmate on the University of Los Angeles. Although she carried out in additional than a handful of episodes, there’s one which stands out probably the most — and he or she and Smith simply reenacted it.

Will Smith as William 'Will' Smith and Tyra Banks as Jackie Ames on 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air'
Will Smith as William ‘Will’ Smith and Tyra Banks as Jackie Ames on ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ | NBCU Photo Bank

Will Smith and Tyra Banks reenact a scene from ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’

During the week of March 29, Smith and Banks caught up with one another for a dialog that performed out on Snapchat. The chat ultimately turned to Banks’ time on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, which got here in 1993 when the collection was in its fourth season.

Smith confirmed a clip from one explicit episode the place Will tried to cross his cousin Nicky off as his son in a bid to draw girls. He had almost gotten away with it till the varsity newspaper printed a bit on him because the “Father of the Year.” When Jackie confronted him with the image, an argument broke out between the 2 of them.

Jackie appeared on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air for eight episodes earlier than her abrupt exit later in 1993. The present itself went off the air in 1996 after a massively profitable six-year stint.

Over the years, there have been many talks a couple of potential reboot, but it surely’s unclear whether or not it’ll occur. While Smith has appeared open to it, different key forged members have shot the concept down. Earlier in March, each Alfonso Ribeiro (Carlton) and Daphne Maxwell Reid (Aunt Viv) stated they weren’t fascinated with returning to the present.

Will Smith’s new collection

The chat with Tyra was part of Smith’s new Snapchat collection Will From Home. The present was created to entertain followers who’re isolating themselves amid the coronavirus outbreak, which has impacted greater than 1 million folks world wide. It launched on Friday, April three and sees Smith interview totally different celebrities from his storage.

“Will was feeling a lot of pent-up creative energy and was excited to do something with it in a new and different way,” Snap’s head of authentic content material Sean Mills advised The Hollywood Reporter.

The outlet reviews that there will probably be a complete of 12 episodes. New episodes will probably be accessible on Smith’s Snapchat on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

Smith is among the many many stars who’ve been creating content material to maintain followers entertained amid the pandemic. Celebrities reminiscent of Miley Cyrus and Tory Lanez have began DIY-talk reveals whereas others like Erykah Badu and Miguel have placed on impromptu performances.

Instagram music battles have additionally grown in reputation. Everyone from Timbaland and Swizz Beats to Lil Jon and T-Pain have confronted off on the platform, performing their largest hits in entrance of 1000’s of followers. One of the following battles will see Teddy Riley and Babyface go at it, however the date of the competitors isn’t but identified.

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