Will Smith’s mother speaks about son’s first Oscar, stage confrontation
Carolyn Smith is beaming with pride after her superstar son Will Smith finally won an Oscar.
“I know how he works, how hard he works…I’ve been waiting and waiting and waiting. When I heard the name, I was just, ‘Yes!'” said the actor’s mother in an exclusive interview with Action News.
On Hollywood’s biggest night, she got up early and was the first to send a text on the family’s special group chat.
“I started out saying, ‘Good morning, we’ve got to say good luck to Uncle Will,” Carolyn Smith recalled.
But no one would have predicted how Hollywood’s biggest night would unfold.
As the Smith family gathered in their family home in the suburbs of Philadelphia, the actor’s mother, sisters and others dressed up and gathered around the TV to watch their hero.
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