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Jada Pinkett-Smith Brings Mother Adrienne to Debbie Allen's 'Freeze Frame' Premeire!

Jada Pinkett-Smith happily strikes a pose with her mother Adrienne Banfield-Jones while attending the U.S. premiere of Debbie Allen’s Freeze Frame held at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday (February 4) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 44-year-old Gotham actress was also joined at the event by Shonda Rhimes, Grey’s Anatomy star James Pickens, Jr., Tony Goldwyn and his sister Liz, Mary J. Blige, Joey McIntyre, Phylicia Rashad, Maria Shriver, Dan Bucatinsky, Nigel Lythgoe, Corbin Bleu and Debbie Allen herself.

Freeze Frame will take audiences on a rollercoaster ride through some of LA’s toughest streets where gangs, poverty, violence, and drugs are an everyday reality.

“It’s like all these souls keep speaking to me and it’s like we’ve got to do something about it,” Debbie told THR. “Yeah, people should be able to have guns. But let’s do it in a safe way. Let’s be reasonable and let’s give some more education and opportunity, and help people that are in need who become desperate.”

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Jada Pinkett Smith Will Return to 'Gotham' for Season 2 Arc

Jada Pinkett Smith is the lady in red while making her way out of LAX Airport on Thursday (January 28) in Los Angeles.

It was just announced that the 44-year-old actress will reprise her role as Fish Mooney in the second season of Gotham.

Fox has confirmed to TVLine that Jada will appear in multiple episodes, but no plot details about the character’s return have been revealed yet.

The second season of Gotham will return with new episodes on February 29.

ARE YOU EXCITED to see Jada Pinkett Smith back on Gotham?

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Will Smith Boycotted the 1989 Grammys Because of Diversity Issues

Will Smith beams at the premiere of his movie Concussion on Wednesday (January 27) at the Callao Cinema in Madrid, Spain.

The 47-year-old actor and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith are boycotting the 2016 Oscars due to a lack of diversity, and a video recently pulled from the ET archives shows it isn’t Will’s first boycott.

Will boycotted the 1989 Grammys along with his musical partner DJ Jazzy Jeff because the rap categories weren’t being televised.

“We don’t have the problem with the Grammy as an award or the Grammys as an institution, we just had a problem with the 1989 design of the awards show,” Will told ET at the time. “We chose to boycott. We feel that it’s a slap in the face.”

Also pictured: Jada filming a scene for Bad Moms in New Orleans.

30+ pictures inside of Will Smith attending the Spain premiere of Concussion

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Fresh Prince's Janet Hubert Slams Will & Jada Pinkett-Smith's Oscars 2016 Boycott Again

Will Smith‘s former Fresh Prince of Bel-Air co-star Janet Hubert called out him and his wife Jada Pinkett-Smith‘s Oscars 2016 boycott earlier in the week, and she’s not holding anything back in this new interview.

“The Smiths just irked me because they are such pretenders and everything is a photo op. It’s just self-contrived because her hubby didn’t get a nomination,” the 60-year-old actress told the Los Angeles Times about the 47-year-old actor and 44-year-old actress.

“I was looking at this ridiculousness people called a historic moment and I was annoyed,” Janet continued. “I was annoyed because it dilutes the movement when you only stand up for yourself. Y’all are at your mansion in a gilded cage, standing up there with billions of dollars in the bank. You could do more for the industry and for black Hollywood than anyone could. You could be mentoring young screenwriters. You could be setting up a program. You have the ability to do so much.”

“There are actors who have never gotten an Oscar and have done amazing work. If you are waiting for an award of a little … gold statue and that’s supposed to validate you, then you’re not in this business for the right reasons. We do the work. It’s about the work. It’s about taking the pages of a script and bringing them to life. It ain’t that deep. We get paid a lot of money to do very little work,” Janet added.

Will Smith Joining Jada Pinkett-Smith in Oscars 2016 Boycott

Will Smith has announced he will be joining wife Jada Pinkett-Smith in her boycott of the 2016 Oscars.

“No,” the 47-year-old actor said when asked if he would be going. “My wife’s not going. It would be awkward to show up with Charlize [Theron] … we’ve discussed it. … We’re part of this community. But at this current time, we’re uncomfortable to stand there and say this is OK.”

Will talked about diversity in Hollywood as a whole as well during his one-on-one interview with ABC News. Watch the interview below…

Jada Pinkett Smith Responds to Academy's Diversity Statement

Jada Pinkett Smith is responding to the Academy after president Cheryl Boone Isaacs released a lengthy statement on the lack of diversity in the Oscar nominations this year.

The 44-year-old actress previously announced that she will be boycotting the Oscars after no actors of color were nominated this year.

Cheryl then released a statement saying that Academy will be reviewing its membership in the coming days and weeks to bring about diversity as soon as possible.

“I would like to express my gratitude to the Academy, specifically Cheryl Boone Isaacs, for such a quick response in regard to the issue at hand. I look forward to the future,” Jada tweeted on Tuesday afternoon (January 19).

Will Smith's 'Fresh Prince' Co-Star Janet Hubert Slams Jada Pinkett-Smith's Oscars Boycott (Video)

Janet Hubert, who played Will Smith‘s Aunt Vivian on Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, is slamming Jada Pinkett-Smith for her 2016 Oscars boycott.

The 60-year-old actress uploaded a video to YouTube where she shared her sentiments. Warning: this video contains NSFW language.

“I’ve been trying to figure out: Do I really want to do this? Yeah, I do. Today, being the celebration of Martin Luther King’s birthday and hitting 60 years old…I want to say something to Jada Pinkett Smith asking other black actors to boycott the Oscars. First of all, Miss Thing: Does your man not have a mouth of his own with which to speak?” Janet said.

“The second thing, girlfriend, there’s a lot of s— going on in the world that you all don’t seem to recognize. People are dying. Our boys are being shot left and right. People are hungry. People are starving. People are trying to pay bills,” the actress continued. “And you’re talking about some motherf—ing actors and Oscars. It just ain’t that deep,” she continued.

“Here’s the other thing, for you to ask other actors to jeopardize their careers…You know damn well, you don’t do that,” Janet added in her rant. “They don’t care! I find it ironic that somebody who has made their living and made millions and millions of dollars from the very people [who are doing this]…That is not the way life works, baby. It’s very suspect to me.”

Watch Janet’s entire video below…

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