R.I.P. James Avery: Why Uncle Phil Was the Best

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News broke on New Year's Day that veteran actor James Avery, who loving played Philip "Uncle Phil" Banks on NBC's The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, passed away at the age of 68. The cause of death was complications from open-heart surgery, said his manager told CNN. In remembering Avery and the character he created that so many came to love, one Twitter user called Feminista Jones broke down why Uncle Phil was so dope. Here's what she had to say:

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