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Will Smith's satanic performance at the 2024 BET awards

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Him
Him
11 days ago

Links to the wrong YT video.

Rosey
Rosey
11 days ago
Janet
Janet
11 days ago

How do we know that’s Will Smith? Link brings up Arianna Grande.

Shirley Temple
Shirley Temple
10 days ago

There is an astonishing video of Will Smith’s first national television appearance, but it is continually scrubbed by the internet. It is on the Arsenio Hall Show, from when he was just a hit rapper known from The Fresh Prince & DJ Jazzy Jeff and before his sitcom or movie career had started.

Already he was the very charming and inoffensive young man that he was known as for much of his career, and has Arsenio and the entire crowd laughing. Midway through the interview, Will and Arsenio begin playfully “snapping” on each other, exchanging light, humorous insults. After a number of jokes, Will Smith adopts a gay affect and tells Arsenio, “I could write you, read you, and throw you away!” – a phrase dripping in gay black slang that was still decades from becoming mainstream. Arsenio playfully responds: “It doesn’t even sound like you’re joking…”

This obviously flusters Will, and he begins a comical macho affect, still jokingly but clearly he is nervous. The crowd is still laughing, but then he changes subjects and starts talking about his fan mail.

“I get a lot of letters from gay satanists.” The crowd goes dead.

Arsenio sheepishly asks, do you really?

Will continues: “I swear, I get letters from gay devil worshippers.”

It just gets more awkward from there. If that is not signalling, I do not know what is. Will Smith, a man who for much of his career playing the Hollywood game and getting far in the industry by being likeable and inoffensive, spends his first national television appearance talking about gay satanists. No wonder it is continually scrubbed from the internet, while his numerous other Arsenio appearances are very easy to find. Luckily I have an audio rip, and will post it below.

Shirley Temple
Shirley Temple
10 days ago
Reply to  Shirley Temple

Scrubbed Will Smith on Arsenio audio:
https://voca.ro/1K4wXkDZZ0g3

Shirley Temple
Shirley Temple
10 days ago
Reply to  Shirley Temple

I actually left a part out: “Very seriously, I’ve been getting letters from gay devil worshippers. And they write, ‘Love You’, and then put 666 under it. I’m serious! So I was thinking about this, and I’m like, ‘I’d like to be at a gay devil worshipper’s meeting’, y’know, to see what goes on in the meeting. It’s like, ‘Satan’s number one! Satan’s number one! Give me an S! Give me an A! Give me a boyrfriend!”

Signaling clear as day.

Poppy
Poppy
10 days ago
Reply to  Shirley Temple

Speaking of which, “interesting” hand sign choice.

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rick
rick
6 days ago
Reply to  Poppy

You should have published this as a pic post. This is good!

john
john
5 days ago
Reply to  Shirley Temple

I’m sorry I’ve tried googling it but I can’t get the meaning of  “I could write you, read you, and throw you away!” 

Shirley Temple
Shirley Temple
5 days ago
Reply to  john

From the Urban Dictionary: In gay slang, means to publicly “call out” or insult someone on their actual flaws. Equivalent to the term “roast/roasting someone”. Originated in gay black culture, made popular and used by drag queens and gay male bar/club culture. The term “reading” stems from the idea that these called-out flaws are so apparent, they can be perceived/”read” off the person in question as easily as reading a piece of text off a book.

Last edited 5 days ago by Shirley Temple
john
john
5 days ago
Reply to  Shirley Temple

Wow… They really had to twist their thoughts into words like that when then could have just said it as it is….must be mentally ardourous..hmm I’ve never been complex for the sake of complexity. Thanks for explaining. Its really a kind of code speak where I was never any good at. My family was just too blunt and to the point at the same so I never got the training

Janet
Janet
10 days ago

This is a very telling video about Will Smith. I had no idea. So now I scratch another actor of my Do Not Watch list.

GatesSmasher
GatesSmasher
8 days ago
Reply to  Janet

Wow I didn’t know about that Arsenio appearance either!
Very interesting to learn that it has repeatedly been scrubbed from Y—t-be.