Tatyana Ali Won't Reprise Her Role as Ashley Banks, Says Rep
06/16/2011 - 11:00 ||
Although she's gone on to star in her own web series for BET ("Buppies") and had a career as an R & B artist, Tatyana Ali is still best known for her role as the Ashley Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Ali, 32, was cast on the show in 1990 when she was just 11 years old, and she was on the hit show until the end of its run in 1996, always remaining a fan favorite.
If you're like us and you miss Ashley Banks (who doesn't? she was the only voice of reason in that insane mansion!), we have good news to share with you: Tatyana might be reprising her role as Ashley very soon!
At the 22nd Annual "Time for Heroes" celebrity picnic benefitting the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation on Sunday, Tatyana revealed she's recently been in touch with Will Smith about a Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunion. "I still keep in touch with Will and it would be great to work with him again," Tatyana said.
"The whole cast including Will just talked about doing a reunion. I think everyone would be into it, it just depends on everyone's schedule. I was on the show for six years from beginning to end, so having a reunion would be so much fun," she says.
Latina.com has just learned that the rumored Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunion isn't really a reality. A rep for Tatyana tells Latina.com Tatyana's quote was taken out of context and as of now, there are no plans for a reunion.