Nia Long is opening up about her long friendship with Will Smith. The 52-year-old actress co-starred with Will, 54, on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air back in the 90s as his fiancée Lisa and the two have remained friends ever since.
In an interview with Yahoo's Kevin Polowy on the Role Recall podcast, the NAACP Image Award winner talked about the how far the comic actor turned action star has come.
Friendship: Nia Long is opening up about her long friendship with Will Smith. 'I love him and I will always love him.' she said. 'He's had an incredible career'Nia Long had some thoughtful things to say about her #FreshPrince costar/friend Will Smith: “He’s carried a burden for many years to represent what perfection looks like.”She also got emotional when that scrutiny reminded her of what she’s been through with her recent breakup.
pic.twitter.com/fYS1vLj7gz— Kevin Polowy (@djkevlar) January 20, 2023 'I love him and I will always love him,' she said. 'He's had an incredible career.' Nia described Will as 'a joyous person.' Alluding the to the pressure of being a black man in Hollywood, the Life in a Year star said, 'He's carried a burden for many years to try to represent what perfection looks like or achievement looks like.'I don't think that, at least when we were growing up, there was room to be human.Read more on dailymail.co.uk