Will Smith revealed on Thursday that he was just as shocked as anyone, having spoken to the superstar just the night before he was taken from the world so soon.
The actor shared a touching and poignant post on his Facebook page yesterday afternoon, memorializing the Purple Rain artist and the following message (below):
"I am stunned and heartbroken. I just spoke with him last night. Today, Jada & I mourn with all of you the loss of a beautiful poet, a true inspiration, and one of the most magnificent artists to ever grace this earth."
Regarding that last part… you can say that again.
The Fresh Prince's full post included a very powerful pic of Prince, too (below):