‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Original TV Mom Janet Hubert on Getting Fired by Will Smith

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‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Original TV Mom Janet Hubert on Getting Fired by Will Smith

‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Original TV Mom Janet Hubert on Getting Fired by Will Smith
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‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Original TV Mom Janet Hubert on Getting Fired by Will Smith

by The Insider 2:50 mins

Most TV moms only have glowing memories about the time spent with their TV families. But Janet Hubert, who played the original Aunt Viv on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” is speaking out to “omg! Insider” correspondent Michael Yo in a candid and emotional interview about being fired by Will Smith, and being replaced by actress Daphne Reid. She told Michael, “He said 'we're just gonna replace her and act like nothing happen.' Well honey, that is not what happened is it? The world has let me know that my place on that show was very, very, very loved and I'm sorry I'm getting emotional because I felt demonized and beaten up and crucified for so many years. No one came forward in my defense. No one.” Check out this vid to see what else the original “Fresh Prince” mom had to say about her co-star and for more of the latest entertainment news, tune in to “omg! Insider” on TV tonight!

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