We are able to mainly be assured to snicker (or at the least chuckle) anytime Alfonso “Carlton Banks” Ribeiro reveals as much as an occasion!
Though the multi-talented actor, singer and America’s Funniest Movies host, not too long ago stated he’s not accepted by Black individuals, he not too long ago took to a stage and belted out some soulful tunes, proving that it’s commonplace for him to jam with the perfect of them!
Earlier this week his spouse, Angela Ribeiro posted video clips on her Instagram account of him performing for a crowd. Ribeiro is proven performing 2 songs by Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk” and “24K Magic” and his rendition of Michael Jackson‘s “Rock With You.”
From the pattern of feedback left on the publish, the overwhelmingly white viewers permitted his efficiency. This isn’t to say that he doesn’t have Black followers however the present host of America’s Funniest Dwelling Movies had beforehand complained in regards to the stigma of being typecast as Carlton Banks on The Contemporary Prince of Bel-Air.
He additionally spoke of feeling ostracized by the Black group for having a white spouse and feeling like Black individuals won’t ever settle for him.
“It nonetheless occurs nearly day-after-day, sadly. I’m in a combined relationship,” Ribeiro responds. “And I get issues and appears and feedback consistently. And I discover it very fascinating since you see lots of issues on social media the place individuals say issues and folks have positions and views. And it’s not simple to make that alternative, since you’re not at residence in any residence. I’m by no means going to be white and I’m by no means going to be absolutely supported within the Black home.”
In a latest interview with ABC 7 Chicago, within the midst of the upcoming season 32 of America’s Funniest Dwelling Movies, Ribeiro reveals that this might be his seventh season internet hosting this system. With that size of time, he has surpassed the variety of seasons he performed Carlton Banks on The Contemporary Prince of Bel-Air.