“My life at home was not at all okay. I stopped laughing, smiling and telling jokes, because things happened that no one knew about. ”
When the creators of the series wanted to lower her salary, Janet left. Partly because Will was negative about her, her departure also meant that she had nowhere to find a job. “You took everything from me with your words,” said Janet.
“Words can kill. I lost everything. My reputation. Everything. You know what those words do: Calling a black woman ‘difficult’ in Hollywood is the kiss of death. ”
The reunion also features all the other actors, such as Alfonso Ribeiro (Carlton Banks), Tatyana Ali (Ashley Banks), DJ Jazzy Jeff (Will’s friend Jazz) and Joseph Marcell (Geoffrey the butler). Only James Avery, who played Will’s Uncle Phil, is missing. He passed away in 2013 at the age of 68.