Fresh Prince of Bel Air

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'Aunt Viv' Really Not Impressed With Smiths' Oscars Boycott

Janet Hubert posts video rant

(Newser) - Janet Hubert, who played the "original" Aunt Viv on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air from 1990 to 1993, has a message for former co-star Will Smith and his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, the Week reports. Pinkett Smith recently announced she'd boycott the Oscars over the Academy of Motion... More »

Fresh Prince's Uncle Phil Dies

James Avery was 65

(Newser) - James Avery , who memorably starred as Will Smith's gruff Uncle Phil on Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, has died at the age of 65, TMZ reports. Avery had reportedly recently undergone open heart surgery, and died from complications in a Los Angeles hospital last night. His wife Barbara had... More »

Fresh Prince Producer Goes For Jog, Dies

Jeff Pollack found on California running trail; he was 54

(Newser) - The producer of the Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air, the show that brought Will Smith into the limelight, has died in California during what appears to have been a routine jog, reports Page Six . Jeff Pollack was found unresponsive on a running trail in Hermosa Beach on Monday; he was wearing... More »

Fresh Prince Lyrics Prompt Panic, School Lockdown

Receptionist thought kid was 'shooting some people outside of the school'

(Newser) - A Pennsylvania school district went into crisis mode yesterday over a shooting "threat" that turned out to be misheard lyrics from the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air theme song. High school student Travis Clawson, 19, unwittingly found himself the subject of a manhunt when the receptionist at his eye doctor'... More »

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