Will Smith visited the Los Angeles Lakers to speak about staying sturdy within the face of adversity … because the staff tries to salvage its season after dropping its first three video games.
Smith spent high quality time with the Lake Present discussing themes that will likely be part of his upcoming movie, “Emancipation,” comparable to the advantages of togetherness and training gratitude when tough occasions come up.
WS acquired some facetime with Lakers proprietor Jeanie Buss and normal supervisor Rob Pelinka, and the staff offered the ‘Contemporary Prince of Bel-Air’ star with a No. 14 Lakers jersey.
The message in Will’s discuss was profound … and got here at a time when the Lakers have been experiencing fixed scrutiny, a sense Smith skilled earlier this yr.
Bear in mind … the 54-year-old Philadelphia native confronted immense public backlash and penalties, together with a 10-year ban from the Academy Awards, for slapping Chris Rock on the Oscars.
Smith seemingly turned public enemy No. 1 for the viral second — however he finally apologized to Rock and has been doing injury management ever since to restore his public picture.
In the end, Smith wished to instill within the Lakers that regardless of how grim issues look, the one technique to overcome them is by sticking collectively and appreciating the battle.
The Lakers have loads of time left to determine issues out … so it stays to be seen if Will’s pep discuss will work.