“He is a very even, people person,” she said. “That’s the first time I’ve ever seen him go off. First time in his lifetime.”
Ellen Smith, Will Smith’s sister, talked to the station about the pressure her brother is under as a celebrity.
“Everybody has been bullied or abused in some kind of way,” she said. “I totally understand.”
Carolyn Smith said her son’s win on Sunday was culmination of years of hope and hard work by the actor.
“I’ve been waiting and waiting and waiting,” she said. “When I heard the name, I was just, ‘Yes!'”