“Misfortunes come in pairs” – Will Smith admitted in an interview with Oprah Winfrey, recalling one of the most difficult moments in his life and career. “Just before your engagement with the TV series + Prince of Bel-Air +, you lost everything. The government confiscated your home and car, you landed in jail. What was the cause of this fall? “Winfrey wondered, referring to a memoir in Smith’s biographical book, Will, which will be released on November 9th.
“There was a fight. Charlie hit the guy, which ultimately led to me going to jail. My fortune is gone. I was lying on the floor in a prison cell and I thought to myself: + this must be a joke +. After all, I recently won a Grammy (editor for the song “Parents Just Don’t Understand”). I fell into some spiral of events “- recalls the actor.
The incident he is talking about occurred in 1989, when Smith, 20, was arrested for an assault in Philadelphia. According to reports, the “National Enquirer” Smith was to persuade his bodyguard Charles Alston to “attack” music promoter William Hendricks. As a result of his injuries – left eye socket fractures – Hendricks almost lost his sight in one eye. The charges against the actor were dismissed.
Today, in retrospect, the actor admits that it was the moment when he hit rock bottom. This is one of the many events and memories the actor shares in his biography of “Will”, written with the help of Mark Manson, an American columnist, blogger and author of books on personal development, including “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F *” ck. “The book will be released on November 9, and according to a review by the talk show queen and interviewer, it is a must-have. And of course, one of the best biographies she has ever had in her hand.
Those who are interested in what the actor has yet to make a confession and want a foretaste of this read, can follow Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Will Smith on November 5, which will be broadcast on AppleTV +. (PAP Life)