Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Star Janet Hubert Slams "Egomaniac" Will Smith

Celebrity News Dec. 27, 2011 AT 11:01AM
Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Star Janet Hubert Slams "Egomaniac" Will Smith Credit: MPTV

There's a reason Janet Hubert wasn't part of the recent Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunion: she can't stand Will Smith.

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"There will never be a reunion as I will never do anything with an a--hole like Will Smith," Hubert, 55, snipes to TMZ. "He is still an egomaniac and has not grown up."

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(Smith was recently photographed with former costars Tatyana Ali, Karyn Parsons, Alfonso Riberio and James Avery at a charity event. Hubert and several other cast members, including Joseph Marcell, were not present.)

Hubert blames Smith, 44, for her 1993 mid-series departure from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air; she was replaced by actress Daphne Reid. "This constant reunion will never ever happen in my lifetime unless there is an apology," Hubert says. "He doesn't know the word."

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Smith has refuted Hubert's claims that he was responsible for her firing, once telling an Atlanta radio station: "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.' No matter what, to her I'm just the AntiChrist."

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