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Will Smith Pranks Professional Race Car Driver Lewis Hamilton

Will is always up to something!

As Will Smith basks in the 50-and-up-crowd, the actor has checked off multiple items on his bucket list. His latest accomplishment is the F1 Grand Prix race in Abu Dhabi.

During his attendance at the sporting event, the former Fresh Prince star made quite the noise on Instagram. Why you may ask? He held pro-race car's world champion, Lewis Hamilton, hostage in a recorded skit with Michael Bay (who directed Smith in Bad Boy) as the videographer.

“Here’s the deal. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for me, man. You’ve already won, man. Save stuff for other people. You black. I’m black. Ain’t nobody gonna know the difference,” Smith said to Hamilton.

The video ends with a tied up Hamilton, yelling to Smith as he walks out the room: "You better win, man!"

After the race, Hamiton discussed the moment at a news conference, saying, "We had an unconventional weekend, as yesterday morning we were filming something with FIFA and Sony. Then this morning, we did various stuff with Will," he said per ESPN.

Hamilton gives props to the Independence Day star, saying, "Will is the original hype man, he is hyper, he brings a lot of energy. He is really like a big brother to me."

"We were doing some filming and stuff like 10 minutes before I got in the car, which I never do, as that is usually the period of time I get ready, so I was going into the race having completely changed my pattern," Hamilton added.

Check out a few clips below.

 

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Damn It, @lewishamilton! Look what you made me do?!?! I JUST WANTED TO DRIVE 📹: @michaelbay

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Meek Mill, great story. Great look. Trash rapper. Sorry

— MichaelRapaport (@MichaelRapaport) February 18, 2019

On Tuesday (Feb. 19), Rapaport further explained the comments that created beef between himself and the Philly rapper.

"I should not have used that word," the 48-year-old said, reiterating past comments about Mill's career. "He's absolutely not a trash rapper...It was wrong and it wasn't the right word. He's not a trash rapper, I can't say it. I wish I could take that word back. I'm harsh with my hip-hop opinions and it's the wrong word. It's not valid, it's not true, it's not reasonable. It was a stupid word to use."

Rapaport went on to defend the other comments he made on Twitter about Mill reminding listeners that he noticed the "Dreams and Nightmares" rapper's evolution in hip-hop and his importance to the community.

Previously, Rapaport offered his opinions about Meek Mill, calling his lack of response to Drake during their infamous beef "wack" and insinuating that he had no skill.

 

 

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Slick Woods Celebrates Mom's Release from Prison

After the birth of her son Saphir in September of 2018, and making headlines after walking Rihanna's Savage x Fenty A/W Show during New York Fashion Week while in labor, Slick Woods has more reasons to celebrate now that her mother has been released from prison after 17 years.

"Cried a lot," the 5'10 model wrote on her Instagram post featuring her mother. "Me n' mom, fresh out after 17 years in prison."

 

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Cried a lot 😳 Me n mom, fresh out after 17 years of prison 😴

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Since the age of four Woods was raised by her grandmother between Los Angeles and Minneapolis, after her mother was sentenced to prison for manslaughter. Unfortunately, Woods life at the age of seven shifted bumpier after her grandmother divorced her husband and the two found themselves spending time in cars and motels. The unofficial face of Fenty eventually became homeless and was on track to what many felt was the same path as her formerly incarcerated mother.

"I was in a place where I didn't believe in anything, so I was susceptible to evil energy," Woods said in an interview with E.S. Magazine in 2018. "I'm so easily turned. It's not something I'm proud of," she continued. "And when everyone in the world is telling you that you're going to be just like your mother, and then you're behind bars..."

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Lil Xan is going to be a father.

The rapper shared the news with his Xanarchy fan base on Sunday (Feb. 17) with an Instagram post featuring himself and girlfriend Annie Smith. "I wanted to wait but I just can’t leave my fans in the dark, it’s official I'm going to be a father," the rapper wrote, captioning a photo of the couple.

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Things have been looking up for the rapper since entering rehab late last year. Xan was previously in a relationship with singer Noah Cyrus, the younger sister of Miley Cyrus. After that relationship came to an end, Xan started dating Smith.

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i wanted to wait but i just can’t leave my fans in the dark,it’s official im going to be a father 😭💔 i love you guys so much and hope you stay along for this crazy journey and i’ve never felt more happy in my life💔 all of you are invited to the gender reveal party i promise ! Cant wait to show the world everything i’ve been working on at youtube space and my official sophomore album “BE SAFE” and to my baby my angel my sunshine @anniiesmith i love you with all my heart ❤️ thank you for saving me i love you more then words could describe 💌👼🏼💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔

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Lil Xan has been working to improve his life since we last saw him, the rapper reportedly headed to rehab to help his battle with opioid addiction following the death of Mac Miller.

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