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Will Smith Is Called Out As Old Footage Shows Him Mocking A Bald Man 


Will Smith has been called out online after a resurfaced video from 1991 showed the actor mocking a man for being bald.

The Fresh Prince star quickly became the talking point of Sunday night’s Oscars when he slapped Chris Rock on stage for making a joke about his wife’s hair.

Jada Pinkett Smith suffers from alopecia and Chris laughed at her expense, joking that she was ready for a role in G. I. Jane.

Yet while Will took such offence to the joke that it resulted in physical violence, Twitter users have unearthed footage of the actor making a  similar jibe in the past.

A video circulating online sees the actor, 53, during an appearance on The Arsenio Hall Show in 1991, joking with bassist John Williams about his lack of hair.

In the clip, Will can be heard saying: ‘Like, he has a rule, the bass player? He’s got a rule: He’s gotta wax his head every day. That’s a rule.’

In response to the audience’s awkward laughter, the Hollywood star says: ‘Ah these are jokes, come on.’

The clip was captioned: ‘”He gotta wax his head every morning.” Now this is a video of Will Smith saying a joke about someone with Alopecia. One reason I love the internet, it never forgets.’

While the tweet claims that John suffers with the hair loss condition, it’s unclear whether this is the case.

Users of the microblogging site were quick to comment on the viral content.

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‘See hypocrisy at his best,’ one reply read, as another penned: ‘He was fine joking about someone else.. but could not handle it when the joke came about his family…. That too the j… (Read more)

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