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Carlton from 'Fresh Prince'

BREAKS UP Barbershop Brawl

8/5/2011 5:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Alfonso Ribeiro -- aka Carlton on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" -- laid down the law this week inside an L.A. barbershop ... jumping into action MID-HAIRCUT to break up an expletive-laced brawlfest.

Sources tell TMZ, the fight broke out between two employees at "In the Cuts" in Hollywood -- after a disagreement over which should be turned up louder ... the TV or the radio.

It gets physical pretty quickly -- but Alfonso doesn't miss a beat ... reaching into the frame with his badass gold-watched arm to pull the two guys apart, saying, "Let go, let go."

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Eventually, the tempers cooled off -- but we're told Al was so shaken by the ordeal ... he didn't even finish his haircut. The barbershop had no comment. Calls to Alfonso have not been returned.

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John    

Black males, or black people in general for that matter, are wired differently. Is anyone really surprised by this? Just more black people behaving badly. No wonder the jails in this country are full of black people. Have to keep these people in line... they're animals otherwise.

1138 days ago
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dd    

Right on work first argue when the job is finished, fire them!

1138 days ago
18.

dd    

Right on work first argue when the job is finished, fire them!

1138 days ago
19.

Kevin    

Just another day in the hood.

1138 days ago
20.

Hassan    

He should have busted out with the Carlton dance, that would've definitely stopped them

1138 days ago
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fstblk    

Just replied to John and TMZ you would'nt put my post through. I did'nt use any foul language and yet you would'nt post it.This person is lumping all black as inhumane people.Yet you leave the nasty post about black people up.What's the problem??

1138 days ago
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GoTTi    

ive been to that shop before. its in north hollywood, ca. off of lankershim. its ok.

1138 days ago
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fstblk    

So John then it's fair to say that all white people really do teach their young what to do so they can continue with the family tradition of being a child molester?

1138 days ago
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Gabe    

This is all so ghetto and childish. Alfonso Ribeiro has really come down in the world. And that tacky gold watch he had on was just awful, especially with that loud yellow shirt.

1138 days ago
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fstblk    

That was'nt my original post. But,So John you are telling everyone that all whites do teach their young how to be the best child molester they can be?

1138 days ago
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Angelina    

who knew that Alfanso got his haircut in the hood..lol the hood is know to give the best shapes up and tapes up

1138 days ago
27.

Joao    

Ghetto!! "Adult" "men" with fragile egos... It's precisely this BS that result in killings... because an *********aid something that was perceived as offensive. Playground mentality.

Why would anybody want to hire nutcases like that.

1138 days ago
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SiouxCityBoy    

The shop is located NOT in Hollywood but rather in North Hollywood. Hence the barbershop is more of a "hood" barbershop rather than a mainstream or yuppie barbershop. That said, there is no excuse for the disturbance and the owner should can both the employees who were fighting.

Per Wikopedia: Starting in the late fifties, many of the original Caucasian owners [in North Hollywood] were aging and their children were moving to other areas. School integration in the subsequent years, blockbusting, and subsequent ethnic turmoil encourage many remaining families to move out who in turn were replaced with black and Hispanic families moving from the downtown areas. By the 1990s the demographic changes had almost completely transformed the region.

1138 days ago
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jaye    

Dumbasses! This is how people get killed, starting fights over the most ridiculous things; you'd think they were 2 third graders. Hell, third graders wouldn't be this stupid.

1138 days ago
30.

Fred Farkel    

That boy dates white women that THIS white boy can only dream about.

Alfonso???

You da man.

Don't let eny of these TMZ DOLTS put you down.

Thank you.

1138 days ago
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