People Really Aren’t Feeling The ‘Fresh Princess Of Bel-Air’ Reboot Rumour
28 February 2018, 11:51 | Updated: 28 February 2018, 11:54
Should some things be left in the past?
Popular 90's TV sitcom 'The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air' is rumoured to be returning - with a 'Fresh Princess'.
Rumours of a potential reboot surfaced this week after TMZ reported that the company behind the show have filed a new trademark to secure the rights to "Fresh Princess" on TV and across media platforms.
They also allegedly want to trademark the name for merchandise including bags, backpacks, animal collars, clothing and footwear.
Speculation concerning the female-focused reboot follows a post made by Will Smith - who played the show's titular character - appearing to endorse the idea of a cartoon version of the hit show.
Not everyone is happy about the news, however, as skeptical fans of the sitcom took to social media to air their views.
"Goodnight to everyone except the person who thinks “fresh princess of bel-air” is a good idea," wrote one user.
90’s shows reboots are corny and unnecessary. Leave the classics alone b. “Fresh Princess of Bel-Air”? Foh lmao— Cross Canseco (@CrossCanseco) 28 February 2018
"The Fresh Princess of Bel Air"? Yup, that shit already sound garbage and a half.— Wee Laddie (@kixxiesiete) 28 February 2018
Dear Universe,— ENM Music (@enmmusiclessons) 27 February 2018
Things I do not want to see on my TV...
Girl meets World
Live action (anything after Lion King)
Thank you pic.twitter.com/qDzPrses2Z
I don't wanna watch no fresh princess of Bel-Air. NO NO NO. No one can play Uncle Phill better than Uncle Phill, no one can play Carlton better than Carlton. Let that show REST IN PEACE— Dats Tragic (@ClearCylence) 27 February 2018
Why did I just read that a Fresh Prince reboot is in the works with a female lead called Fresh Princess? pic.twitter.com/nLIcov1Yxv— A.J. (@aburtonjr) 27 February 2018
goodnight to everyone except the person who thinks “fresh princess of bel-air” is a good idea— snow mexican (@thesn0wmexican) 28 February 2018
Others were more open to the idea, with some suggesting possible recruits for the role.
i swear if y’all don’t have either willow smith or freakin zendaya as the “fresh princess” im suing— russell (@susrvss) 27 February 2018
Somebody said to have Will & Jayden re-do Fresh Prince of Bel-Air but for it to be Jayden going to Philly because he is privileged from living in Bel-Air and I think that’s a better idea than “Fresh Princess”— Jasmine (@_JasForShort) 27 February 2018
Only watching The Fresh Princess if it's Yara Shahidi.— taryn (@teemarae) 28 February 2018