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Will Smith Bungee Jumped Out Of A Helicopter For His 50th Birthday—And Inspired The Internet ❤️

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Actor Will Smith live streamed himself bungee jumping out of a helicopter to celebrate his 50th birthday.


The actor, who has starred in such action flicks as Bad Boys, Men In Black, and Independence Day, decided the best way to get over his longtime fear of heights was to jump out of a helicopter over the Grand Canyon. The video was aired on YouTube.

Smith was not alone, Cheering him on was his wife wife of 21 years, Jada Pinkett Smith, daughter Willow Smith, and son Jaden Smith. Smith's Fresh Prince of Bel-Air co-star Alfonso Ribeiro, who played Carlton Banks, was also on the scene, to the delight of many social media users.

Smith says in the video:

I've had a whole lifetime of feeling squashed and squelched and controlled by fear. There's nothing worse than walking around scared.

We can think of one thing that is worse, bungee jumping out of a helicopter over the Grand Canyon.

Here is Smith reacting to seeing the footage.

Ebony Magazine covered every moment.











But, but, but... did everyone forget Trevor?



People were happy for Smith but they were even more stoked to see Carlton in the flesh.




Lots of folks are wishing Smith the best, but nope, nope, nope.






Happy birthday Mr. Smith, but if it's okay... we think we'll keep our feet on the ground.

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Reddit user u/GeekyKirby wanted to get something for their boyfriend for his birthday, but he said not to get him anything because it is so close to Christmas, so they decided it was time to get creative.

When asked what they bought him, u/GeekyKirby replied:

I pre-ordered him a game [Kingdom Hearts III], and bought him a shirt and a book he wanted :) ...I also filled up his living room floor with balloons...

It seems minor mischief is a common theme in their relationship:

Thank you. :) At this point, I can't really surprise my boyfriend anymore. And I try lol. Like the time I secretly put googly eyes on everything in his fridge...

Oh, and they made him this Pikachu cake. You know, nbd.

Users were impressed by u/GeekyKirby's piping skills. Also, the hate for fondant icing is real!

Nicely done and without fondant! r/FondantHate - Patiod
Today was a bad day on reddit if you genuinely want fondant to not be a thing. Just kidding. But fuck fondant, for real. - mimomusic
We over at r/fondanthate love your buttercream meme! - cherrylpk
This is one of the best things I've ever seen on Reddit! - backfromthedead
You're a very thoughtful and creative girlfriend! <3 - mediaclone
I'd have a hard time eating this, very cute. - FrontierFrance210
A meme!?!?!? On a cake!?!??!?!?!?!Now i've seen everything! - Indetermination

A few were also a bit envious.

This cake looks AWESOME, great job!
Side note: Here's hoping that 2019 will bless me with some manflesh to do nice things like this for too 🤞🏽- black_heart85
Hehe this gave me a good chuckle this morning. Now wish I had a boyfriend so I could do this to them. - MidnightMadness21

Making something for someone is a great way to show them you love them.

The best birthday present I ever got was from a girl who baked me a cake secretly. So thanks for doing that for him, I know I'd feel great about it. - Levitr0n

Others have found inventive ways to use the meme as well:

Stickers:


Sculpture:

Latte Art:

Refrigerator...art...trolling?


Even An Essay:

The fact that Surprised Pikachu is still around in 2019 really speaks to its universal appeal and ease of use. People will surely keep coming up with inventive ways to use the meme.

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