Will Smith Joins the Lewis Hamilton Meme Fest, Following the $100 Million Ferrari Move

Published 02/04/2024, 10:29 PM EST

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When it comes to active social media usage, Will Smith can even score pointers on behalf of the rest of the world. And since the socials have been warped in the uproar of Lewis Hamilton’s shift from Mercedes to Ferrari for the upcoming season, Smith could not help but join in on the meme marathon with his own slimy comic sense. The Hancock actor has been true to his funny quips by never letting slip a meme trend.

This time too, Smith geared up with open arms to face-shift Hamilton in an iconic freeway chase from one of his iconic movies from 2003 to celebrate the meme fest.

Will Smith curates his own Lewis Hamilton-led Bad Boys

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Will Smith and meme trends are the closest allies when it comes to the actor’s friend list. And knowing his cutting-edge comedic parlance, his hopping on the bandwagon of Lewis Hamilton memes is not at all surprising. Rather, Smith’s face-shifting of Hamilton’s visage with his own from the Bad Boys II freeway chase sequence can already take the meme of the year award with the popular choice without a doubt.

 

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The actor shared the meme in a reel format on his Instagram with a bonus cheeky caption. Smith wrote cracking on his own comic ways, Hahaha @lewishamilton pulling up for the 2025 season 😂”. While initially, one could have made peace with the fact from a far-off sight that it could be a fresh Bad Boys teaser but instead, he made the picture quite transparent to evoke an imagination of Lewis Hamilton pulling up in a Ferrari for the next season. 

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Having said that, the fans were also more than thrilled to witness Smith’s take on the Hamilton frenzy, in turn making them drool over the scene all the more. 

Fans go crazy with Will Smith’s meme takeover on the Lewis Hamilton trend

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A $100 million Ferrari move can never be absolved of chaos, and Will Smith attests to it. While it is part of his tradition to never make a miss with his A1 humor serves, this time the meme also catalyzed a nostalgic wave for fans of Bad Boys. A user wrote All jokes aside this scene made me fall in love with that car.” reminiscing about the impact the movie brought. Another fan cheered the move by exclaiming It’s hammertime 🔨 🚀”.

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One of the F1 fans shared how “I love the fact that you watch F1. Makes me feel like I’m not the only one lmao”. While many a time Smith has proved the fact that he is one among us, the comment section brimming with “😂😂😂😂😂” emojis makes it even clearer. Amidst the laughing knots, a fan even expressed how this was the “Reason why I always wanted a Ferrari”. Although the adrenaline rush F1 brings in is no stranger,  Will Smith driving a similar force might be one.

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Anushka Bhattacharya

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I'm Anushka Bhattacharya, an entertainment journalist at Netflix Junkie. Armed with a degree in literature, I once wielded my words to catalyze change within society through my work with NGOs. However, as I stumbled into the exuberant hole of crime thrillers and documentaries on Netflix, it was love at first sight and pushed me into entertainment journalism.

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