Will Smith kicks off book tour at Harriett’s Bookshop in Fishtown

Catch his appearance on Instagram Live
Will Smith
Actor Will Smith attends the “Bad Boys For Life” photocall at the Villamagna Hotel on Jan. 8, 2020, in Madrid, Spain. Photo credit Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Our favorite Philadelphian is coming home.

To promote his new self-titled memoir, Will Smith is beginning his worldwide book tour at Harriett’s Bookshop, a Black- and female-owned bookstore in Fishtown, Monday night.

Harriett’s is hosting a kickoff event at 4:30 p.m. The actor’s appearance will be streamed on Instagram Live starting at 5 p.m.

Following the bookstore, Smith will be joined by Queen Latifah for a conversation at The Met Philadelphia on North Broad Street, titled “Will Smith: An Evening of Stories with Friends.”

The show starts at 7 p.m. Some tickets are still available.

Smith’s five-city tour continues this week in Brooklyn, Chicago and Los Angeles, then next week in London. His book debuts on Tuesday.