Will Smith Surprises Viral Video Classmates for Their Kindness

[ Hearten AND APPLAUSE] Hello. Hey, how “are you doin “? How are you doing? I’m doing fine. Good. All freedom, who’s who? Which one are you? Kristopher. Kristopher. Micheal Todd. Micheal. Antwain Antwain. OK, so whose sentiment was this? It was my idea. Your idea. Yes, ma’am. OK. So you accompanied that– this is obviously thebeginning of the school year. Yes, ma’am. Just started. Did you know Micheal? No, ma’am. I didn’t know nothing of Mike. No. You just– had you seenhim get bullied, or did you hear about it? So what happened was, wewas in the same class.When school had firststarted, the first week, I was still on atemporary planned. And they weremaking jokes of him. And I was also roaring along. And then, once I used to justgo home and think about it, I wanted to apologize to Mike. But I wanted to give himsomething in an defense. Right. OK, so then you talkedto Antwain about this. And Antwain said, I miss in. I want to help, right? Yes, ma’am. OK. And how do you allknow one another? We toy football together. Play football together, OK. So y’all are popular.[ LAUGHTER] Not really. Well. You toy football .[ LAUGHTER] All right. And so Micheal, all ofa sudden, these two chaps that you don’t knowwalk up and decide to give you brand new robes. How did that feel? I was surprised, offended, joyous, trying to keep a straight face instead of showing my smile. It was the best day in mylife, because I was bullied. Yeah. I was bullied my entire life.[ APPLAUSE] So you were bullied yourwhole life-time, and suddenly, out of nowhere, thekindness of these guys– and you didn’t reallywant to film it. But somebody, justbecause you didn’t do this to get attention, who filmed this? Well, some– well, we have a friend. He ever is having his phone, going round and recording trash around the school. He’s seen us moving toMicheal third period of class. And he started– he was, like, what are you all doing? And we was like, we’re– we ain’t saying nothing. We simply pulledMicheal out of class.Then beings startedcoming out of class. And 30 minutes later, we received the video. I had affixed it to Facebook. I wasn’t expectingit to go viral. I wanted it tomake a difference, to see parties stop bullying. Right, right. And it did, because itwas examined so many times by so many parties, andthat’s why you’re here. Because not only did Irespond, a lot of fames looked at this andsaid, this is amazing. We want to reward theseguys and level this out, reflect a light on you. So umm Will Smith, come on out.[ CHEERING AND MUSIC PLAYING][ CHEERING AND APPLAUSE] Hey! Oh, hello.[ CHEERING] What is up. Hey, Will. Ellen. Hi, Will. Thank you. Thank you.[ CHEERING AND APPLAUSE] All right, Will.[ LAUGHING] Can’t wait to watchthe brand-new movie. Oh, thank you, yes, yes. Gemini Man– thank you. It’s very cool.[ HUMMING][ LAUGHTER] This is awesome. I’m trying to keepit regular enunciate. I recognized the video. And me and Jadawere sitting around.It was like, that, that is fantastic. And there is no waythat I’m letting this pass without makingcontact with these kids. And what the hell are you didfelt small to you. But I predict you that isexactly how human beings are supposed to interactwith one another.[ APPLAUSE AND CHEERING] And it’s not, it’s notmore complicated than that. Somebody is having a hardtime, and you assists them. It’s that simple. Yep, doesn’t matter ifyou know them or not.Doesn’t matter if you know them. People– Everybody is suffering. You won’t go pasta single person that’s not having a hard time. And you guys visualized that, and you decided to help. And what was really bigalso was the self-correct. You understood that you were laughingand you were part of it, and you stoppedand self-corrected.[ LAUGHTER] You guys– That’s big. –know everything. That’s big, yes, yeah.It is so vast. All liberty. We’re going to take a break. More after this. Kris is playing it so cool. He’s like, thishappens all the time. Yeah. This is nothing large-scale for me. I can’t wait to getback to Memphis. I can’t wait– That’s right, yeah. –as soon as I get home. All right.So Will and I lovedwhat you did, plainly. I can’t thank youenough for being an example to allthe adolescents out there, all the adults out there– Yes. — who need to payattention to helping others. And Will has something for you. Yeah, exactly because itwas around clothes, and I thought it was cool. So I exactly require youall to have some gear. I got a little ofsome stuff out here. What have we got? We got it back there. Bring it out. I got you some gear. I got you a couple of things. I got you all a coupleof things, yeah .[ CHEERING AND APPLAUSE] That’s some cool material. It’s a–[ CHEERING] This is some specialstate-of-the-art material. It’s not even out yet. So this is a merchline I’m doing. I’m doing a secret drop. Well, it’s not mystery anymore.[ LAUGHTER] I only announced it. But I’m doing a lowering. So it’s some special substance. And too, I talked to thepeople at New Balance, and this is an act of kindnessthat I merely don’t want to soon be forgotten, right? So everybody at NewBalance has agreed that we’re going toget gear for everybody in your institution, all 600 girls in your school .[ CHEERING AND APPLAUSE] All right. I know, yeah.[ LAUGHTER] I likewise want to help. And you know I’ve had arelationship for a long time with Shutterfly. Shutterfly loves what you did. So each of you is gettinga check for $ 10,000. Yeah.[ CHEERING AND APPLAUSE][ LAUGHTER] Here you go, guys. There you go.[ LAUGHTER][ CHEERING AND APPLAUSE] I expressed his appreciation for WandaSykes and Will Smith. Have a wonderful weekend. Be kind to one another.

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