WILL SMITH SAYS HE HAS NEVER MET A SMART RACIST PERSON: During an interview on the Pod Saves America podcast, Will Smith revealed that he has never met a racist that was smart. He said, “I’ve been called N-word to my face probably five or six times. And fortunately for my psyche, I’ve never been called N-word by a smart person … I had never looked into the eyes of a racist and saw anything that I perceived as intellect.” Smith added that as he started navigating his career in Hollywood, he “started seeing the ideas of systemic racism.” He explained, “But at the core of it, I noticed a difference between ignorance and evil. Now they’re twins, for sure, but ignorance can be educated and evil is a much more difficult problem. And fortunately, ignorance is more prevalent than blatant evil. So I’ve always been encouraged that the process of education and understanding could alleviate some of the more dangerous and difficult aspects of racism that have unfortunately been embedded in the very fibers of our country.”
JANET HUBERT SAYS SHE WAS SUICIDAL AFTER LEAVING THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR: During an interview with Chris Witherspoon‘s PopViewers, Janet Hubert revealed that she was suicidal after her Fresh Prince of Bel Air exit. She said, “You’re only as good as the last job you ever did. We also know that you can make money and the next day you can have no money. I also had just opened up a studio. I signed a 10-year lease at like $60,000 to $100,000 worth of equipment. I had a franchise to develop. I not only had a house, a mortgage, a husband who wasn’t working at the time, I also had a business and a baby, an infant who needed me desperately.” She continued, saying that she “wanted to die” but her son is what kept her going. She explained, “He saved me. He really did. My son. Because I knew I had to take care of that little boy.” She added, “It was hard. There were moments when I felt so broken. So low. I didn’t know what I could do. There were moments where I wanted to die.”
REPORT: 'RHOA' PRODUCERS WANT TO CAST A FEMALE COMEDIAN: Reports say that The Real Housewives of Atlanta is looking to cast a female comedian. Sources say that they've allegedly been putting out fillers to see who might be a good fit. No decisions have been made as of yet.