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Uncle Phil Is Mad That People Thought He Was Dead

It's bad enough that James "Uncle Phil" Avery had to bear the brunt of Will's fat jokes for six seasons on Fresh Prince, people: Do we really need to propagate death hoaxes in the fallow period of his career? Avery certainly doesn't think so, telling CNN after the "Uncle Phil is dead" rumor made its way around Twitter this weekend: "I mean, really, they're going to take away what little career I have left ... My mother was scared." So, yeah, Uncle Phil: not dead! [E!]