Alfonso Ribeiro’s Family Photo Goes Viral, Internet Makes Interracial Relationship Jokes
Alfonso Ribeiro’sFamily Christmas photos caused controversy over the weekend.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Star Alfonso Ribeiro, A.K.A Carlton BanksAfter posting a Christmas Day picture of himself and his family, he became the talk on social media. He captioned his photo:
“Merry Christmas from my family to yours. @mrsangelaribeiro1.”
Twitter and Instagram users alike couldn’t seem to get past the fact that the former child star was married to a white woman and had 4 biracial children. One user wrote:
“Who’s ghatda*** white baby is that.”
— Bhomega (@Bhomega1) December 28, 2021
Another user mentioned one of Mo’Nique’sStandup routines that are timeless:
— SirLeeJay (@SirLeeJay) December 28, 2021
“Why y’all surprised? It’s CARLTON from ‘The Fresh Prince’ he made up a dance to Tom Jones… LOL this is nothing surprising.”
“Isint it interesting that this man ended up marrying and having a family just like that which anyone that watched The Fresh Prince thought that Carlton would? Maybe he just stayed in character.”
“It wasn’t hard to tell the Carlton from the fresh prince liked white women, so I’m trying to see why yall are so shocked.”
“He Taking on Uncle Phils role and raising somebody else kids.”
“I just know in Mississippi they better be in the back seat while he’s driving, and he better have a certain hat on to prove he’s just a driver. Langston Hughes wrote a short story called Passing is this what he meant?”
“Whitest black n****.”
“The last two don’t look like him. @TheMAURYShow help him out.”
“Knew he liked white women.”
AlfonsoHe married his current wife Angela Unkrich2012 They have 3 children together. His oldest daughter is his. Sienna, is from his past marriage to Robin Stapler. Alfonso’sInterracial marriage was also possible at the first union.
2021 will see the following: America’s Funniest Home Videos host spoke out about the backlash he’s received over the years during an interview with Atlanta Black Star. He spoke out about how he felt excluded by the black community because he had a non-black wife.
“I am in a mixed relationship. I get comments, looks, and things all the time. It’s very interesting to see the diversity of opinions and perspectives that people have on social media. And it’s not easy to make that choice, because you’re not at home in any home. I’m never going to be white and I’m never going to be fully supported in the Black house. So I’m in my own little world with support from almost no one, to be in love with someone I’ve fallen in love with. That makes sense. It doesn’t.”
Alfonso also mentioned how he had to purchase his own tickets to BET’s annual awards show, despite being in the black entertainment industry since childhood. He said that he wasn’t invited to the red-carpet treatment like many other well-respected black celebrities.
“I laugh at the fact that I am a mainstream television host, been in the game forever and I could purchase tickets to go to the BET Awards.”
“So it is what it is. I’m not going to purchase the ticket, but I’m also not going to … I guess I’m doing it now by putting them on front street. But at the end of the day, if that’s the view they take, then that’s the view they take. I can’t change their mind. I can only live my life and try to be the best version possible. And continue to love everybody equally, and let it fall where it falls.”
When The Fresh Prince Wrapped 1996 AlfonsoYou joined the cast of In the House The same year, the film starred alongside LL Cool JAnd Kim Wayans. After the show ended in 1999 he continued to guest star in sitcoms such One on One The Disney Channel series Shake It Up. His credits as a director include All of Us, Meet the Browns. Are We There Yet? K.C. K.C..
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