Will Smith has credited Quincy Jones for saving him from being “broke”.
At the same event Smith also reunited with his Fresh Prince co-star Joseph Marcell who refused a huge round of applause from the audience at the Savoy Theatre.
Later that day, he was was offered the lead role in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
At the time, Smith was in financial hardship following tax problems and Jones invited him to a party at his home that also featured Steven Spielberg.
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