Will Smith and Janet Hubert are lastly making amends throughout the Contemporary Prince of Bel-Air Reunion
Will Smith and his former co-star The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Janet Hubert say “smell yourself later” to decades of tension.
The sitcom’s popular reunion special from the 1990s was released on HBO Max on Wednesday, November 18. An important highlight were Smith and Hubert, who cleared the air in front of other alums Tatyana Ali, Karyn Parsons, Joseph Marcell, Daphne Maxwell Reid and Alfonso Ribeiro.
“We never really talk publicly about Janet and what happened,” Smith told the other cast members. “And to me it felt like I couldn’t celebrate 30 years of Fresh Prince without figuring out a way to celebrate Janet. So she agreed to sit down and have a chat with me. And Janet and me saw us for the first time in 27 years yesterday. “
Smith, 52, and Hubert, 64, gave each other a long hug, and the Ali actor confirmed, “It’s been a very long time.”
Hubert played Aunt Viv for the first three seasons, but left in 1993. Reid took on the role for the three remaining seasons leading up to the show’s 1996 finale.