She began her career in 1990, when she made a guest appearance in the short-lived sitcom True Colors.She starred in A Different World, produced by Bill Cosby, and she featured opposite Eddie Murphy in The Nutty Professor (1996). Homophobia is a phobia more figurative than literal; in fact, if homophobes were literally phobic of homosexuals, we all might all be better off.At one point in the gay web series Compared to a phobia—something that can’t be helped—an -ism is a doctrine, a system of belief.In 2000, Pinkett Smith was cast in Spike Lee's film Bamboozled (2000), as Sloan Hopkins, a personal assistant to the main character portrayed by Damon Wayans.Although the film met with mediocre reviews, it won the Freedom of Expression Award by the National Board of Review.C., have legalized same-sex marriage, we’re due for a new shift in the language we use to talk about anti-gay bigotry.
What may have been defensibly called “fears” 40 years ago have now crystallized into a clear ideology, an entrenched dogma, of prejudice.She moved to Los Angeles and stayed with La Vern Whitt, former stuntwoman, now producer and long time family/friend, who got her started in the industry.In Los Angeles, Pinkett Smith inquired about the choreographer position for the television series In Living Color, created by actor Keenen Ivory Wayans, whom she met through Whitt, but the job was already taken by Rosie Perez.She has a younger brother, actor/writer Caleeb Pinkett.
Pinkett Smith has remained close to her mother and said, "A mother and daughter's relationship is usually the most honest, and we are so close." She also added: "[My mother] understood what I wanted and never stood in my way." She continued her education at the North Carolina School of the Arts, and became fully invested in pursuing her acting career.
In this regard, it trumps homophobia as an appellation of bigotry, but unfortunately it has never been widely adopted.