back to top

"Fresh Prince" Perfectly Predicted How Will Smith Would Age And Twitter Is Losing It

Your life's about to get flipped-turned upside down.

Posted on

Back in the day, Smith was the star of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, a sitcom about a teen who moves in with his rich California relatives and gets into all sorts of ~shenanigans~.

In one famous episode, Will impersonates a dad at a parent-teacher conference to get his cousin out of trouble. Like any good '90s sitcom, the plan involves a master disguise:

And yesterday a Twitter user made an observation that has left the internet ~slightly shook~:

Crazy how Will Smith looks exactly like the time he portrayed himself as Ashley's dad.

The tweet quickly went viral — and people had a lot to say about it.

@DariusGA97 @mynameisFACE Life imitating art

@DariusGA97 I feel like this is somehow relevant.

Some Fresh Prince fans were pretty emotional.

While others got real deep.

@DariusGA97 "You either die a hero, or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain." #ParentsJustDontUnderstand

The side-by-side comparison was also posted to Reddit, where one commenter offered a compelling theory:

Every. Tasty. Video. EVER. The new Tasty app is here!