Will Smith announces ‘I’m in the worst shape of my life' as he shares photo of his new look

Will Smith has shared a photo with his fans of his post-pandemic body

Will Smith
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Will Smith has shared a photo on Instagram of his body as he claims he's in bad shape. Fans have been sure to bring the movie star back down to earth and remind him that he actually looks great.

In a post with nearly 6 million likes, the Suicide Squad actor told fans, “I’m gonna be real wit yall - I’m in the worst shape of my life.” The actor looked relaxed as he stood in front of a lake and appeared to be in mid-conversation with someone off-camera. The star wore tight shorts and an open jacket that showed off his torso, he also donned a pair of slippers to add to the relaxed vibe of the look.

Will Smith has typically been shown on screen at his physical peak as he trains hard to look buff in action movies like Suicide Squad, and the biopic Ali, where Will played famous boxer, Muhammad Ali. Therefore this new look surprised fans as he was honest about how his body has changed during the Pandemic.

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Celebrities loved this post and many A-listers flocked to congratulate Will for his honesty. However other stars were sure to call him out for actually being in excellent shape and looking great.

Arnold Schwarzenegger commented sarcastically, “Will, you poor baby, I’m crying for you." The actor and former governor of California continued to say, "even though you’re still in better shape than 90% of America. Keep pumping!”

American musician Questlove commented very supportively and stated, “This is the most amazing post in the history of social media.”

Fellow actor Guillermo Garcia encouraged him to enjoy his new look. “Man! You have been in shape your whole life. Enjoy the dad bod with pride! Let’s end... the carbs discrimination,” he said.

Internet personality Tank Sinatra also commented with some down-to-earth advice as he said, “Let me be real with you. You’re 52. You look great.”

Nia Long, Will’s former Fresh Prince of Bel-Air co-star also commented to say he still looked fresh. "You still got it baby!!!" she said.

Fans of Will Smith also appreciated this post and complimented the star. One fan said, "Thank you!!! Aren't we all after this pandemic?" This comment received thousands of likes from fans who agreed with this statement. Another fan simply commented, "Still hot though!" 

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