Thursday, November 20, 2008


ABOVE: THERE'S YOURS TRULY Ma'at Atkins after the frenzy of the Will Smith Red Carpet premiere and before going into the theatre to check out his flick, "Seven Pounds" at the AMC Creve Couer 12. Check out below all of the excitement from this historical event!

Photos by Ma'atology (The pics below can also be viewed at Above pic courtesy of Rebecca Rodgers.St. Louis American Photographer Erica Brooks posed with Will "Big Willy Style" Smith at the event. YOURS TRULY, Ma'at Atkins got the last shot before Smith went inside to see his film, "Seven Pounds"with selected fans who won tickets to see the film (YOURS TRULY was alble to see the film and he has a review of it on OUT 516). Smith pushed secuirty away in order for this pic to be taken. A true great guy! Below, see who was there and what else was going on at this memorable event!

LEFT: Former Clear Channel personality Chas Saunders and St. Louis Posts' Kevin Johnson came through for the event.

RIGHT: National Urban League prez Jim Buford got interviewed about the charitible aspects of the event. Participants were suggested to donate canned food items, which benefited Urban League along with St. Louis Area Foodbank who were in partnership with the St. Louis Rams.

Fans waited dilligently to catch a glimpse of the international superstar.

They were all there waiting his presence.

LEFT:St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long was’ interviewed by KSDK 's Jeff Small at the red carpet event. RIGHT: American Idol singer Nikko Smith was all smiles at the event.

A fan got all huggy with St. Louis Rams linebacker Chris Draft ....and didnt wanna let go!

Draft said to the press that he supported the charitable aspects of the event.

Big Willy arrived in style greeting the crowd and signing autographs as soon as set foot to the event.

Will Smith presented The St. Louis Area Food Bank and Urban league a check for 300 turkeys for the holidays. Some of the pictured were from left: Long, 100.3 the Beat's Hypeman Dwight Stone (next to Smith), and buford (next to Stone)

Will (seen here with radio personality Hypeman Dwight Stone)went Fresh Prince with some beat boxing as the crowd rapped the theme to “The Fresh Prince of Bel-air.”

Stone and Smith were the next Men in Black!

Will was ready to meet more of his overzealous fans.

Doing what he does best, walking down the red carpet—Hollywood style.

Will was the ultimate superstar with his fans who showed him St. Louis love.

The screams from fans for Will Smith were ear shattering!

Will Smith took time to speak with members of the press.

Smith said that he wanted to bring some taste of Hollywood here to St. Louis

On the upcoming movie,Seven Pounds, he said that it’s one of those movie that you have to see without giving too much away of the plot.

Fans and media were in the midst of a “Willennium.”

As an added bonus to his charm, Will took pics along with the crowd.

He signed his “Hancock’ on many of papers, posters and anything that he could write on.

St. Louis rapper Chingy came through for the red carpet event.

Cagefighter and trainer Jermaine Andre (right)also was in the house (here posed with Photographer Carlston Edwartds)

Some of Will Smith’s die hard fans posing with “ I Am Legend” Will Smith.

EVENT BITZ. Overall this event was definitely an event of all events. All I say is was controlled pandemonium and Will Smith was in the STL doing it!

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