Nia Long says Will Smith carried a burden to represent perfection
Nia Long talked about her fresh prince costar Will Smith in a recent interview and said that Will carried a burden for many years to portray perfection, as reported People.
Nia shared about her co-star that he had an incredible career and being in the spotlight, he always had to represent perfection and accomplishment and carry the image of a celebrity.
Nia said: “I will always love him. He had an incredible career and he carried the burden for many years trying to represent what perfection looks like or what success looks like.”
She added of how Smith handled the idea of stardom, “I don’t think – at least when we were growing up – there was room for being human. I think he’s now able to. ‘To be human.”
Will and Nia worked together in fresh prince in which Nia played the girlfriend and fiancée of Smith’s character, Beulah “Lisa” Wilkes.