Watch Will Smith tell teens to use ‘heads’ instead of ‘hands’ in the 1992 PSA!
Oof. We’ve heard some pretty disturbing stories about Will Smith this week. After his popularity Oscar By this time, a few darker incidents of his past had surfaced.
But something else has also resurfaced, and it’s a completely different explosion from the past…
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During the heyday of Fresh Princeyoung star made one of the icons NBC PSA “The more you know”, and you won’t know it? It’s an anti-violence message!
In the 30-year-old clip, Will warns teenagers against using their fists to solve problems, saying:
“Let’s say you’re going out with your boyfriend, your girlfriend, you’re at school, you’re at a club or something, you’re busy, you’re just having fun. Someone walks up to you and tells you they want to be loud. ”
Here’s advice that Will really should heed:
“Just stop for a second. Before you lose your head, go crazy and throw your arms up, think: People using their heads can always beat guys who are just trying to use their hands. “
OH. that’s the funny point. It’s both a coincidence and a reminder of why people are so shocked by The Slap. Will Smith spent decade nurture his good boy image. He is always the one who makes the smart choice, the best choice. This is the exact opposite of that.
See the very relevant public service announcement for yourself (below)!
[Image via ABC/NBC/YouTube.]