Will Smith is not only an icon around the world but he is also an inspiration to many. The 52-year-old has always done larger than life roles and showed the world to keep a positive approach in life. Recently, the Pursuit Of Happiness actor posted a shirtless picture on his social media which created a buzz among his fans. In the picture, Smith was not in his usual toned self but it showed that he had noticeably gained weight.
On Sunday, May 2 the actor posted a picture on his Instagram account with the caption, “I’m gonna be real wit yall – I’m in the worst shape of my life”. Will Smith wore a blue-white-black striped zipper hoodie and shorts with no shirt. The picture was taken in front of a small pond where he seemed to be in a conversation with someone. In the candid shot, the actor was gesturing to someone with his right hand.
Will Smith seemed quite out of shape with a prominent belly and full chest. The actor recently got super fit for his role in biopic, Ali, where he played the title character. The film focuses on the ten years of boxer Muhammad Ali from 1964 to 1974. It marks the journey of the boxer from his win against Sonny Liston to his return in 1974 for the Rumble in the Jungle fight. The film was very well acclaimed among the critics and even got a box office earning of $87.7 million.
Will Smith Celebrity Friends React To His Photograph
On his candid message for being out of shape his followers also gave supportive responses in the comment section. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air co-star Nia Long, wrote, “You still got it baby!!!”. Musician, Questlove said, “This is the most amazing post in the history of social media”. When They See Us Director Ava DuVernay also took attention to Will Smith’s post and commented, “I see no ‘worst’ here.”
Joining the list of celebrities was Jenni “JWoww” Farley who felt the same as the actor’s situation. She wrote, “Same [crying while laughing and praise hands] live your best life”. Wonderland musician Steve Aoki also said to Smith, “Hahahhahahaha that face [it] fits the caption so well”. Along with the celebrities the fans were also quite shocked to see their favorite actor out of shape.
A fan wrote, “You’re Will Smith!! You can be in whatever shape you want”. Another quoted Smith’s films and wrote, “This part of life is called “keeping it all the way real”. One fan jokingly also commented, “Shoot “I Am Legend – Dad Bod edition” asap.”