Thu, Jan 17 07:53 AM |Entertainment

Janet Hubert Drags ‘Fresh Prince’ Co-Star Will Smith & Makes Some Disturbing Allegations In New Video


Janet Hubert's disdain for her former TV nephew, Will Smith, is very well-documented. Yup. She has blamed the Hollywood icon for everything from her financial struggles to, most recently, her son's attempt to take his own life.


And now she is adding to this pile of nasty claims.

She specifically points her finger at Will for leaving her homeless after she lost her role on The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air

(She was replaced by Daphne Maxwell Reid on the sitcom after the third season; there were rumors at the time that she left the show due to problems between her and Will.)

"No need to step my post... this one is for you, Will, Alphonso [Ribeiro] and all you wanna be stars and little fake [expletive] talk show host on YouTube," she said. "I have had enough of your crap so here is my response to all of it, and especially to some of you in the Black community."

“Y’all ain’t gon invite me to your red table so welcome to my butcher block,” Hubert says. “Now, this butcher block is not just for you. This is my last video. I am not on this earth much longer and I will not go to my grave feeling that questions have been unanswered. What misconceptions of me that you put there have never been dealt with — and especially for my son. I am tired.”

In the clip, she went on to claim that Will asked her to return to the series during its final season as he thought it would be clever if she came back and bought the Bel-Air mansion. 

However, in real life, she was apparently struggling to make ends meet.

“I’ve always wanted to ask you… why did you go so far? Why was it so necessary? Why? … Why did you want the dance episode cut? And why did you call me back three years later and ask me to come back [on the show] and buy the house because you thought it would be funny after you left me with a child with no money, with no home …”

It turns out, she’s not just angry at her former co-stars, but she’s angry at the entire Black community too.

“Shame on you. … You b[expletive]s would rather fight me at a time where I’m going through a devastating crisis in my life,” she said in the video.

“If I could go back and redo anything, I would have turned down ‘Fresh Prince.’ It was the bane of my existence. It was just a job and I’m glad you all liked it. But please don’t call me Aunt Viv. If you didn’t see me at your Thanksgiving table, I am not your aunt, honey.”

The video now has more than 3 million views and 10,000 comments. 

"Dear destroyed my life with your lies...YOU win my son is in the hospital. #[expletive]attempt.#[expletive]youworld!,” she wrote at one point, after her son tried to take his own life.

Whoa. Sad. Really. And it isn’t a new tactic.

In a radio show interview a year after Janet was axed, Will had explained, "I can say straight up that Janet Hubert wanted the show to be The Aunt Viv of Bel Air Show, because I know she is going to dog me in the press. She has basically gone from a quarter of a million dollars a year to nothing. She's mad now but she's been mad all along. She said once, 'I've been in the business for 10 years and this snotty-nosed punk comes along and gets a show.'"

Earlier this year, Will decided to finally respond to some of the allegations she has thrown at him.

“I think as an artist there’s so many things that she does. She sings, she dances, she’s like a really powerful artist. I loved what she brought to the ‘Fresh Prince,” he told 1Extra.

Will then touched on the fact that he and Jada had boycotted the Oscars, which had ticked off Janet for some reason. 

“To me it’s so far not about me. It’s not about us going to a show or not,” he had explained. “For me this is a much bigger social issue. I’m recognizing a pattern of the narrowing of the imagery. The narrowing of tolerance in America. I’ve been watching the news and experiencing the things that are going on in my country, my concern is that Hollywood is reflecting a regressive trend. Hollywood is supposed to lead. It’s supposed to be the most diverse and the most inclusive.”

“All of the voices of so many different types of people and so many different types of stories,” he continued. “I’m just concerned that I’m seeing Hollywood slipping and making a slide that is a social and political slide that’s happening throughout the country.”

Watch the full interview with 1Extra, below:

Do you think that Janet will continue to throw Will under the bus? Or should he be apologizing to her?

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