The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air co-star and Dancing with the Stars champion, Alfonso Ribeiro, called out Scott Disick, for not being a star. This came in response to Disick asking for half a million to be on DWTS. The last episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air aired in 1996. It’s been twenty years since Ribeiro was regularly on television. Is he a star? The definition has been evolving since ‘guest starring’ on the Love Boat. Was Charo a star? She had big tits and a hot nanny accent. Dancing with the Stars routinely plucks affordable D-listers from the celebrity landscape. Reality TV featured drunks, ex-NFL players, former child actresses. The competitive element of the show is predicated on the fact that these people desperately need a win at something. Tom Cruise doesn’t need to dance for money. Though you know he does. Ribeiro is right while simultaneously being less of a star than Disick. If you’re watching Dancing with the Stars, you’ve got bigger problems than arcane debates over vocabulary. Break it to the kids gently. It’s 2016, but it still hurts your sons.
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