This Kid Became One Of The Biggest 90’s Actors Who Recently Blasted Another Actor
If you know anything about the 90’s, then it’s hard to imagine that era without mentioning this kid in the photo. Sure, he was just a chubby lil’ dude rockin’ a beanie hat and high waist pants back in the day, but there is ironically something very distinctive about his toddler attire, versus the attire that most of us came to know him by.
If you guessed suspenders, then you’re getting warm. Scroll down to see what household name this youngin’ became…
Who Is That Kid?
It’s none other than Steve Urkel a.k.a. Family Matters star, Jaeleel White! Now can you see the resemblance? The suspenders were damn near a dead giveaway, with the exception of the fact that they weren’t “Urkel’s” signature colorful ones.
The Actor He Blasted
Now, remember we said he blasted a fellow actor recently? In case you missed our previous article on that, Jaleel recently put actor, Stoney Jackson, on full blast over something Stoney did to him during his time on Family Matters. Here’s what happened:
If you’re from the Old School, then you probably remember Stoney. He was one of the main dancers in Michael Jackson’s “Beat It” video. He then went on to star in the series, “White Shadow,” and in the sitcom, “227.” In addition to doing his thing in acting, he was featured in damn near every Black magazine throughout the 80’s and 90’s- ‘Right On,’ ‘Tiger Beat,’ ‘Team Beat,’ you name it. His signature jheri curl was also just about as famous as he and that’s what Jaleel White referenced when he threw shade at him recently online, as he recalled an incident where Stoney played him. Basically Jaleel is still salty from Stoney rough handling him as a kid. Check out what he said below…
@jaleelwhite: #BehindTheSitcom & in the spirit of #charliemurphy I will share a story with you. The gentleman actor with the curl & red shirt once did a guest appearance on Family Matters. I was age 14 at the time, maybe. In passing, he noticed me shooting baskets on a portable basketball hoop provided to me by production. Just outside our stage. He approached me casually and politely challenged me to a game of one-on-one while waiting to be called back onto stage for rehearsal. Of course I said yes and could not have been more eager. The game began ferociously, I will never forget. He blocked the shit out of my first shot attempt and wagged his head to serve notice, this would not be some casual co-workers affair. The next 11 points would mark my physical introduction to grown man strength, gratuitous N-words, elbows thrown unnecessarily and an eventual loss for me 😭 At 110 lbs, maybe, I never stood a chance. He snarled at me before returning to stage as if to say, “Little Niglet, you ain’t 💩.” Needless to say my hoop game improved with age and weight; I’d always hoped I would avenge this merciless encounter but our paths never crossed again. The moral of this story is- most performers are slightly touched individuals or batsh*t crazy. Never let a curl fool you. Proceed with caution. And even when you think, “Hey, it’s just a game,” there’s always someone out there with a #mambamentality looking to prove something at ur psychological expense #staywoke 😂 #talesfrommychildhood
Not sure if Jaleel White has now gotten a rematch from Stoney, but if not, Stoney if you’re reading this, give the man a second chance to redeem himself…it’s all in the name of fun…and Jaleel’s pride.
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