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Alfonso Ribeiro

Remembers James Avery ...

And All that Jazz

1/3/2014 6:04 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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The faux biological son of Uncle Phil on "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" has fond memories of their time together ... the most enduring of which involved down south music.

Alfonso Ribeiro was leaving Mr. Chow when we asked him about the death of James Avery, and he was locked and loaded when we asked about what he remembers most.

As you know ... James died New Year's Eve of complications from heart surgery.  Judging from Alfonso, there's no doubt he'll be missed ... and remembered.

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billybob    

He's dead now. Get over it!

262 days ago
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latinaflava    

so damn heartless billybob

262 days ago
3.

Just Me    

And yet not a word from Will Smith

262 days ago
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Who Cares    

I wonder is Will Smith just too upset to release a statement.

262 days ago
5.

Your S&M Girlfriend    

It was nice to see he's not resting on his laurels, still thinking he's all that. He seems to be living a decent life and is certainly well spoken. That was a nice on the spot tribute.

262 days ago
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TuxThePenguin    

wow. touching, sensible interviewer, touching interviewee... good job, TMZ. Alfonso's looking mighty fine these days, too.

262 days ago
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BLUE UGLY 💩    

Do the Carlton

262 days ago
8.

Melly    

Will smith????????? Any statement?

262 days ago
9.

oh really     

Alphonso is always such a class act.I loved him on that show too

262 days ago
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Just My Opinion    

If you want to leave an online note and flowers for James Avery. Here is the link to do so...

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=122576419

262 days ago
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marmar    

Dang show some respect Billy bobo let then have that moment

262 days ago
12.

J    

That's pretty eff'd up that will smith never said anything. His fame has really gotten the best if him. When people become "friends" with the Kardashian's you really have to question their morals in life.. Sad, but tru

262 days ago
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beatlescube    

I Hate When People Leave comments That Have Nothing To Do With Story Also Billy Bob Your Remark Was rude

262 days ago
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tammy29    

that interviewer was so classy and kind classy tmz :) well done

260 days ago
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LoveYaAlwaysLisaD    

You were always a breath of fresh air, not just on the FRESH PRINCE. Inspiration to African Americans to succeed in higher positions. May your soul RIP, and thank you for all the laughter and your ethical role on the show.

260 days ago

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