EXCLUSIVE: Jada Pinkett Smith addresses Janet Hubert's diss over Oscars boycott

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Jada Pinkett-Smith Responds to Janet Hubert: We Need to Get Along

ET has obtained exclusive video of Jada Pinkett Smith responding to disparaging comments made by former Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Janet Hubert with regard to Smith's Oscars boycott.

Following Smith's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day announcement that she would not attend this year's ceremony due to the lack of diversity, Hubert posted a video on Facebook, calling Smith's actions "suspect."

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"I find it ironic that somebody who has made their living, and made millions and millions of dollars from the very people you're talking about boycotting just because you didn't get a nomination, just because you didn't win," Hubert, who played Aunt Vivian on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, said. "That is not the way life works, baby."

Now, Smith is calmly addressing the incendiary comments.

"Considering that Alabama had its highest recruitment for the KKK for Martin Luther King's birthday, I hope that we as African-Americans can find a way to get along and step together," Smith says. According to the New York Daily News, a Ku Klux Klan chapter distributed recruitment flyers to residents in Mobile, Alabama, over the MLK holiday weekend.

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EXCLUSIVE: Jada Pinkett Smith addresses Janet Hubert's diss over Oscars boycott
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- 'When You Hit Upon a Star' Episode 17 -- Air Date 01/31/1994 -- Pictured: (l-r) James Avery as Philip Banks; Tatyana Ali as Ashley Banks; Karyn Parsons as Hilary Banks; Joseph Marcell as Geoffrey; Will Smith as William 'Will' Smith; Janet Hubert as Vivian Banks (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR, THE -- 'Mother's Day' Episode 23 -- Pictured: (l-r) Will Smith as William 'Will' Smith, Karyn Parsons as Hilary Banks -- Photo by: Joseph Del Valle/NBCU Photo Bank
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- Pilot Gallery -- Pictured: (l-r) Front: Joseph Marcell as Geoffrey, Janet Hubert as Vivian Banks, James Avery as Philip Banks, Karyn Parsons as Hilary Banks, Alfonso Ribeiro as Carlton Banks; Front: Tatyana Ali as Ashley Banks, Will Smith as William 'Will' Smith -- Photo by: Chris Haston/NBCU Photo Bank
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- 'Fresh Prince After Dark' Episode 9 -- Air Date 11/08/1993 -- Pictured: (l-r) Janet Hubert as Vivian Banks; James Avery as Philip Banks (Photo by Alice S. Hall/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR, THE -- 'Get a Job' Episode 2 -- Pictured: (l-r) Will Smith as William 'Will' Smith, Alfonso Ribeiro as Carlton Banks -- Photo by: Jan Sonnenmair/NBCU Photo Bank
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- 'Def Poet's Society' Episode 7 -- Pictured: (l-r) James Avery as Philip Banks, Will Smith as William 'Will' Smith, Janet Hubert as Vivian Banks -- Photo by: Ron Tom/NBCU Photo Bank
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR -- 'Someday Your Prince Will Be in Effect: Part 2' -- Aired 10/29/90 -- Pictured: (back, l-r) Producer Benny Medina, Joseph Marcell as Geoffrey, Alfonso Ribeiro as Carlton Banks, James Avery as Philip Banks, Tyler Collins as Cindy, Kadeem Hardison as Himself, Will Smith as William 'Will' Smith, Quincy Jones as Himself, Al B. Sure as Himself, (front, l-r) Tatyana Ali as Ashley Banks, Janet Hubert-Whitten as Vivian Banks, Karyn Parsons as Hilary Banks -- Photo by: NBCU Photo Bank
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- 'Not, I Barbecue' Episode 6 -- Pictured: (l-r) Jaime Cardriche as Mad Dog, Will Smith as William 'Will' Smith, Alfonso Ribeiro as Carlton Banks -- Photo by: Kassa Zakadi/NBCU Photo Bank
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- 'Take my Cousin...Please' Episode 11 -- Aired 11/22/93 -- Pictured: (l-r) Phil Morris as Prof. Scott Burton, Will Smith as William 'Will' Smith (Photo by Alice S. Hall/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR, THE -- 'For Sale By Owner' Episode 25 -- Pictured: (l-r) Donald Trump as Himself, Will Smith as William 'Will' Smith, Marla Maples as Herself (Photo by Joseph Del Valle/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- Season 1 -- Pictured: Will Smith as William 'Will' Smith -- Photo by: Chris Haston/NBCU Photo Bank
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR, THE -- 'Papa's Got a Brand New Excuse' Episode 24 -- Pictured: (l-r) Karyn Parsons as Hilary Banks, James Avery as Philip Banks, Daphne Reid as Vivian Banks, Will Smith as William 'Will' Smith, Ben Vereen as Lou Smith (Photo by Margaret Norton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- 'The Fresh Prince Project' Episode 1 -- Pictured: (l-r) Will Smith as William 'Will' Smith, Janet Hubert as Vivian Banks -- Photo by: Chris Haston/NBCU Photo Bank
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- 'The Baby Comes Out' Episode 20 -- Pictured: (l-r) Will Smith as William 'Will' Smith, Vernee Watson-Johnson as Viola 'Vy' Smith, Karyn Parsons as Hilary Banks, James Avery as Philip Banks, Janet Hubert as Vivian Banks, Tatyana Ali as Ashley Banks -- Photo by: Ron Tom/NBCU Photo Bank
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- 'For Whom the Wedding Bells Toll' Episode 25 -- Pictured: (l-r) Nia Long as Lisa Wilkes, Will Smith as William 'Will' Smith, Vernee Watson-Johnson as Viola 'Vy' Smith, John Amos as Fred Wilkes -- Photo by: Gary Null/NBCU Photo Bank
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- 'The Butler Did It' Episode 11 -- Pictured: (l-r) James Avery as Philip Banks, Janet Hubert as Vivian Banks -- Photo by: Ron Tom/NBCU Photo Bank
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- Season 3 -- Pictured: (l-r) Karyn Parsons as Hilary Banks, Joseph Marcell as Geoffrey, Janet Hubert as Vivian Banks, James Avery as Philip Banks, Alfonso Ribeiro as Carlton Banks, Will Smith as William 'Will' Smith, Tatyana Ali as Ashley Banks -- Photo by: Chris Haston/NBCU Photo Bank
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- 'P.S. I Love You' Episode 6 -- Pictured: (l-r) Karyn Parsons as Hilary Banks, Janet Hubert as Vivian Banks, Will Smith as William 'Will' Smith, Alfonso Ribeiro as Carlton Banks -- Photo by: Chris Haston/NBCU Photo Bank
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- 'Will is from Mars...' Episode 17 -- Air Date 02/20/1995 -- Pictured: (l-r) Isabel Sanford as Louise Jefferson, Sherman Hemsley as George Jefferson, Will Smith as William 'Will' Smith -- Photo by: Joseph Del Valle/NBCU Photo Bank
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- 'Burnin' Down the House' Episode 1 -- Pictured: Will Smith as William 'Will' Smith -- Photo by: Margaret Norton/NBCU Photo Bank
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR, THE -- 'I, Stank Hole in One' Episode 21 -- Pictured: (l-r) Will Smith as William 'Will' Smith, Karyn Parsons as Hilary Banks, Regis Philbin -- Photo by: Joseph Del Valle/NBCU Photo Bank
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- 'Homeboy, Sweet Homeboy' Episode 5 -- Pictured: (l-r) Will Smith as William 'Will' Smith, Janet Hubert as Vivian Banks -- Photo by: Chris Haston/NBCU Photo Bank
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- 'Guess Who's Coming to Marry?' Episode 6 -- Pictured: (l-r) Janet Hubert as Vivian Banks, Tatyana Ali as Ashley Banks, Vernee Watson-Johnson as Viola, James Avery as Philip Banks, Jenifer Lewis as Helen, Diedrich Bader as Frank Schaeffer -- Photo by: Joseph Del Valle/NBCU Photo Bank
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR, THE -- 'I Know Why the Caged Bird Screams' Episode 16 -- Pictured: (l-r) Will Smith as William 'Will' Smith, Alfonso Ribeiro as Carlton Banks -- Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBCU Photo Bank
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- 'Six Degrees of Graduation' Episode 24 -- Pictured: (l-r) James Avery as Philip Banks, Janet Hubert as Vivian Banks -- Photo by: Danny Feld/NBCU Photo Bank
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- 'Bang the Drum Ashley' Episode 2 -- Pictured: (l-r) Jeffrey A. Townes as Jazz, Janet Hubert as Vivian Banks, Tatyana Ali as Ashley Banks, Will Smith as William 'Will' Smith, Alfonso Ribeiro as Carlton Banks -- Photo by: Alice S. Hall/NBCU Photo Bank
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- 'Cased Up' Episode 9 -- Pictured: (l-r) Janet Hubert as Vivian Banks, Tatyana Ali as Ashley Banks -- Photo by: Alice S. Hall/NBCU Photo Bank
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- 'Homeboy, Sweet Homeboy' Episode 5 -- Pictured: (l-r) Janet Hubert as Vivian Banks, Karyn Parsons as Hilary Banks, Don Cheadle as Ice Tray -- Photo by: Chris Haston/NBCU Photo Bank
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- 'Ill Will' Episode 18 -- Pictured: (l-r) Will Smith as William 'Will' Smith, Janet Hubert as Vivian Banks -- Photo by: Mike Ansell/NBCU Photo Bank
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- Season 2 -- Pictured: (back, l-r) Karyn Parsons as Hilary Banksm, Tatyana Ali as Ashley Banks, Alfonso Ribeiro as Carlton Banks, Joseph Marcell as Geoffrey, Janet Hubert as Vivian Banks, (middle) Alfonso Ribeiro as Carlton Banks, (front) Will Smith as William 'Will' Smith -- Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBCU Photo Bank
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WATCH: 'Fresh Prince' Star Janet Hubert Slams Jada Pinkett Smith for Boycotting Oscars

"This whole Oscar controversy isn't really about the Oscars," she adds. "Really, in my plea to ask all communities and people of color to take back our power is so that we can use it in all sectors of our community, and right now, specifically with African-American people, we have some very serious issues that I think we as a people have to move together on. I'm hoping we can find ways to step together in this instead of finding ways to fight each other. I got love for everybody."

Smith's initial call for a boycott prompted a response from Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs.

"This is a difficult but important conversation, and it's time for big changes," Isaacs, the Academy's first black president, said in a statement. "The Academy is taking dramatic steps to alter the makeup of our membership. In the coming days and weeks we will conduct a review of our membership recruitment in order to bring about much-needed diversity in our 2016 class and beyond."

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Smith later applauded the Academy and praised Isaacs for taking swift action.



"I would like to express my gratitude to the Academy, specifically Cheryl Boone Isaacs, for such a quick response in regard to the issue at hand," she tweeted on Tuesday. "I look for to the future."

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