Will Smith, Lennox Lewis and six other friends/family of the late great Muhammed Ali will serve as pallbearers at his funeral this Friday, ESPN reports.
Ali and Smith formed a genuine friendship during the filming of the iconic biopic Ali, for which Smith landed an Academy Award nomination.
According to ESPN, Ali died from septic shock due to unspecified natural causes. Following Ali’s passing on June 3rd, Smith posted a touching tribute on his Facebook page.
Other pallbearers include: Ali’s cousin John Grady, Ali’s nephew Ibn Ali, his former brother-in-law Komawi Ali, Jerry Ellis his first cousin, Jan Wadell, and family friend John Ramsey.
Former President Bill Clinton, Billy Crystal and Bryant Gumbel are set to give eulogies at Ali’s funeral
Ali’s funeral will be a public ceremony held at the KFC Yum! Center followed by a private burial. 15,000 tickets will go on sale Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. ET.
Article Courtesy of HelloBeautiful
First Picture Courtesy of Getty Images and HelloBeautiful
Post and Second through Third Picture Courtesy of Facebook and HelloBeautiful
Friends Forever: Will Smith To Be A Pallbearer At Muhammad Ali’s Funeral was originally published on wzakcleveland.com
Dj Khaled x Chris Brown x August Alsina x Future x Jeremih - Hold You Down [New Music]
Erykah Badu Shows Her Kitty ! (ADULT CONTENT EXPLICT Video)
Submit Your Music to be Featured on 513 Heat
Listen The WIZ On Your Amazon Echo
Download The New 101.1 WIZ Mobile App For Your Smartphone!
Cincinnati: Bengals Come UP Short Against The Baltimore Ravens
101.1 The WIZ Mobile Apps
Sign Up For Our Newsletter!