Will Smith in ‘Squid Game’? Oscar Winner Faces Netflix’s Horror In Latest Posts

Published 01/31/2024, 11:57 PM EST

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Will Smith, the ever-charismatic celebrity, consistently delights his fans on Instagram. Be it him sharing his daily escapades through memes or lavishing praise on his daughter Willow Smith for her stellar performances. And in a recent Instagram story, Smith took his followers on a Squid Game adventure that left everyone buzzing with excitement. In the first snippet, the actor engaged with the iconic colossal doll from the show. Furthermore, this added a touch of whimsy to his outing.

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The subsequent story showcased Smith participating in a game reminiscent of the challenges in Squid Game, ddakji. Additionally, he could be seen reassuring viewers with a confident “it’s gonna be fine, it’s gonna be fine”. The much-anticipated Season 2 of Squid Game is all set for its 2024 release. However, Smith’s mysterious involvement in the games added an intriguing layer to the unfolding narrative. Smith’s tie to Squid Game was no groundbreaking saga, merely a subtle dalliance in the grand scheme of things.

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The Netflix sensation, a visual feast of social experiments, set the stage for the real-life Squid Game by YouTuber MrBeast, titled $456,000 Squid Game. Yet, in the digital arena, it faced a formidable adversary. It was Smith’s Oscar slap controversy, a viral tsunami that swept away records for the most views in 24 hours. As the digital dust settled, it became crystal clear that Smith’s social media antics held the golden key to capturing the audience’s gaze.

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Smith is not just a maestro at updating fans on his escapades. More so, he is a virtuoso at showcasing his daughter’s talents with keen enthusiasm.

Will Smith- The ultimate hype man

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In a recent act of unabashed parental pride, Smith played the role of the ultimate hype man. Sharing a video of Willow’s live performance at the Camp Flog Gnaw Bash, he unveiled a snapshot of her musical talent that echoed like a harmonious melody. Willow’s stage presence at the November had set the vibe for a night of community spirit. Also, it struck a chord with Black femmes and music enthusiasts seeking an evolution through sound waves.

 

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The clip, posted originally by Amazon Music, showcased Willow Smith’s powerful rendition of ‘Wait a Minute!’ from her debut album ‘Ardipithecus,’ a sonic journey crafted in collaboration with producer James Chul Rim back in 2015. At the same event, Willow not only unveiled her latest single ‘Alone’ but also shared a magical stage moment with her brother, Jaden. It was for a soul-stirring rendition of ‘Summertime in Paris’ from his album ‘ERYS’.

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What do you think of Smith participating in games from the show? Share in the comments below.

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Riva Khan

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Riva Khan is an entertainment reporter at NetflixJunkie. Given her love for the language and writing, she has honed her narrative skills from a young age. She loves her latest tea in Hollywood and keeps an eye on the news.

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