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Alfonso Ribeiro: ‘Fresh Prince’ reunion won’t happen

Alfonso Ribeiro: 'Fresh Prince' reunion won't happen
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Alfonso Ribeiro has insisted there is no chance of a “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” reunion ever happening, but he doesn’t think that is “bad news.”

The 45-year-old actor, who played Carlton Banks on the hit NBC show, admitted there haven’t been any talks about the programme’s potential revival, despite recent comments from DJ Jazzy Jeff, who portrayed Jazz, suggesting there could be.

He told TMZ: “There ain’t going to be no ‘Fresh Prince.’ Nothing. I don’t know why Jeff was saying it but I know there ain’t nothing going on.

“Let it go, let it go.”

But Ribeiro didn’t seem that disappointed to confirm he won’t be reuniting with his co-stars on the show, which featured the likes of Will Smith, and James Avery, who died in 2013.

When it was suggested to Ribeiro it was “sad news” that the show won’t be heading back to the small screen, he replied: “No, that’s good news, that’s good news.”

Earlier this month, Jeff — a longtime musical collaborator of Smith’s — revealed “talks” have taken place about the show airing again, and admitted it would be “cool” if it was to happen.

Last year, Smith insisted there was almost no chance of a reunion.

“The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” ran for six seasons from September 1990 to May 1996 and aired 148 episodes.

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