Alfonso Ribeiro playing Carlton Banks on 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' still gets him recognition from fans of the iconic sitcom, especially those who love "The Carlton." However, not only does Ribeiro detest the viral dance but also highlighted the racial undertones of asking Black men to dance.

Seasoned actor Alfonso Ribeiro, famous for playing Carlton Banks on the hit '90s sitcom 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,' feels like he doesn't get love from the Black community in real life due to being married to a white woman.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” star Alfonso Ribeiro has dropped a lawsuit against the makers of the video game “Fortnite” over its use of the “Carlton” dance he did on the show. Ribeiro’s lawyers filed documents Thursday in federal court in Los Angeles saying he’s voluntarily dismissing the suit against North […]

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper BlocBoy JB has become the latest to sue “Fortnite,” saying the popular video game is using his “Shoot” dance without permission or compensation. The Memphis, Tennessee-based rapper, real name James Baker, filed a lawsuit against “Fortnite” maker Epic Games in federal court Wednesday. Baker says the “Fortnite” ”Hype” dance, one […]

Alfonso Ribeiro is suing the video game Fortnite for stealing his “Carlton Dance.” You’ve seen it on The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air. But according to old video, he got the dance from Eddie Murphy and Courtney Cox. So, he may not get the result that he wants. Also suing the video game is the Backpack […]

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” star Alfonso Ribeiro is suing the creators of Fortnite and NBA 2K for using his famous dance on the popular video games. In separate lawsuits filed Monday in federal court, Ribeiro alleges that Fortnite-maker Epic Games and 2K Sports-creator Take-Two Interactive used his dance dubbed “The […]

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Did Jada Pinkett Smith date Alfonso Ribeiro before she hooked up with Will Smith? The actress certainly believed they briefly had something special … that is until Alfonso recently pumped the brakes on her narrative about their time together. When Jada’s “Red Table Talk” returned to Facebook Watch on Monday, the actress was joined by her husband and they had […]

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When DJ Jazzy Jeff chopped it up with The Sun recently, naturally the topic of a possible revival of “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” came up. When asked about whether the classic 90’s TV show – which starred his best friend, Will Smith – would be given a reboot with the original cast, Jazzy said: […]

Welp. If you thought Janet Hubert was going to sit quietly by while Will Smith, Alfonso Ribeiro, Tatyana Ali, Karyn Parsons, Daphne Reid and Jospeh McCall met for lunch, you thought wrong. Monday a photo posted by Ribeiro went viral after most of the cast of the Fresh Prince met for lunch. Noticeably missing was Hubert, affectionately known […]

Will Smith has reunited with his “Fresh Prince of Bel Air” cast mates. Alfonso Ribeiro, who played Smith’s Tom Jones-loving cousin Carlton on the 1990s sitcom, posted a picture on Instagram on Monday of the cast getting together. Joined by Smith and Ribeiro were Tatyana Ali, Karyn Parsons, Daphne Reid and Joseph Marcell. James Avery, […]