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01/06/2014

Will Smith says James Avery, who played his character's Uncle Phil on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," taught him some of the "greatest lessons," in what marks the actor's first public remarks about his former colleague, who died on New Year's Eve.

Smith, 45, made his comments on his Facebook page on Sunday and also shared a photo of himself with Avery and co-stars Tatyana Ali (Ashley), Alfonso Ribeiro (Carlton) and Karyn Parsons (Hilary) (see it above).

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05/25/2013
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Will Smith, his son Jaden Smith and Alfonso Ribeiro appear on The Graham Norton Show on the BBC on May 24, 2013. - Provided courtesy of BBC

Will Smith outdid himself during his appearance on "The Graham Norton Show" with his son Jaden Smith on Friday, May 24.

First a little back story. When Smith appeared on "The Graham Norton Show" in May 2012, he led the audience in a sing-along of the theme song from his sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air."

04/17/2013

If these Facebook walls could talk... oh wait, they do!

Jada Pinkett Smith is clearing the air about the persistent rumors that she and actor Will Smith have an open marriage, which were refueled by a recent interview with HuffPost Live. In the interview, she had said, "Will is his own man."

05/31/2013
Will Smith and Jaden Smith appears on the set of the 2013 movie After Earth. - Provided courtesy of Columbia Pictures

Will Smith and Jaden Smith, his and Jada Pinkett Smith's 14-year-old son, battle terrifying creatures on a futuristic Earth, as Cypher Raige and his real-life son Jaden Smith as his boy, Kitai.

The movie was released on Friday, May 31, and is set in the future, some 1,000 after humans escaped from the planet and moved to another following cataclysmic events. Cypher, a general in a peacekeeping group, takes his son on a mission there but their ship crashes and they become stranded on the dangerous world.

05/30/2013
Will Smith and his son Jaden Smith talk to reporters at the New York City premiere of their film After Earth on May 29, 2013. - Provided courtesy of COLUMBIA PICTURES

Will Smith and his son Jaden had good time joking about each other at the New York City premiere of their film "After Earth" on Wednesday, May 29.

At one point during the interview, which can be viewed above, Will asks about Jaden's "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" style haircut.

03/25/2013
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Will Smith has finally explained why he turned down the title role of Quentin Tarantino's 2012 film "Django Unchained" -- he says he wanted to play the main character.

The part of Django, a slave-turned-bounty hunter, went to Jamie Foxx.Tarantino, who won an Oscar for his original screenplay, said on Howard Stern's Sirius XM satellite radio show in December that he had first spoken to Smith about playing Django. The actor did not talk about it publicly at the time.

03/02/2013
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Janet Hubert appears alongside Will Smith in a scene from the 1990s series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. - Provided courtesy of NBC

Who knew "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" theme song could cause so much trouble about 17 years after the series went off the air.

A high school in Ambridge, Pennsylvania, was locked down after a receptionist misheard a lyric from the show's theme song that was recorded as the outgoing message of a student's voice mail, The Associated Press reports.

05/27/2012

Will Smith is already dreading the moment when his daughter Willow starts dating.

The actor, rapper said told People magazine when asked about his 11-year-old daughter dating, "It's coming, and I'm nervous about it."

05/25/2012
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Will Smith talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com about Men In Black 3 in a May 2012 interview. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

After a four-year hiatus, Will Smith makes his return to theaters with "Men in Black III" and the actor reveals that the film has a surprise ending that loyal fans might not see coming. Warning: some spoilers ahead!

Both Tommy Lee Jones and Smith reprise their roles as Agent K and Agent J from the first two films. In this film, Agent J travels back in time to 1969 to help save a young Agent K - played by Josh Brolin - as well as planet earth. It's the first film in the franchise to also featured 3D, which Smith admires.

05/23/2012
Emma Thompson talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com about Men In Black 3 in a May 2012 interview. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Emma Thompson talks about taking part in 'Men In Black 3,' talks about all of the love and romance that's in the film.
05/23/2012
Josh Brolin talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com about Men In Black 3 in a May 2012 interview. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Josh Brolin talks about studying Tommy Lee Jones for months in order to get his part right for 'Men in Black 3.'
05/23/2012
Will Smith talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com about Men In Black 3 in a May 2012 interview. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Will Smith talks about the complexity of 'Men in Black 3,' says it's probably his most unique film.
05/24/2012
Ukranian reporter Vitalii Sediuk appears in a May 2012 interview with Hip Hollywood. - Provided courtesy of Hip Hollywood

Vitalii Sediuk, the Ukrainian journalist who got slapped by Will Smith after trying to kiss him at the Moscow premiere of "Men in Black 3" last week has apologized.

"After having the possibility to think and analyze everything that happened, now I do apologize for my behavior," Sediuk said in a statement. "But I still hope for other meeting... I think it was too much... I can say it was it was an emotional impulse. Will Smith is a person whom I deeply respect as an actor, I've been watching him since my childhood and of course when I met him in Moscow finally I just wanted to do something, not extraordinary, but to impress him."

05/21/2012
Will Smith appears on The Graham Norton Show on the BBC on May 18, 2012. - Provided courtesy of BBC

Will Smith revisited his television past recently and even led an audience in a sing-along of the theme song from his sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air."

Smith appeared on "The Graham Norton Show" on May 18 to promote the upcoming release of "Men In Black 3." Video of Smith's appearance can be seen below.

05/18/2012
Will Smith appears in a still from a Life News video at the Moscow premiere of Men in Black 3 on Friday, May 18, 2012. - Provided courtesy of Life News

Will Smith got upset after an overly-friendly welcome from a Ukrainian reporter at the Moscow premiere of "Men in Black 3" on Friday.

In the press line, Smith greeted the man, who proceeded to give the actor kisses on both cheeks and apparently got too close to a mouth kiss, which caught the actor off-guard. Smith pushed the man back, saying "What the hell is your problem, buddy?" before slapping him with the back of his hand.

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