'It was the worst night of his life. He wants to forget it ever happened.'
According to reports Will Smith was arrested in 1989 in Philadelphia over an alleged vicious attack on record promoter William Hendricks. Will Smith was 20years old at the time.
The man, William Hendricks allegedly almost lost his sight in one eye.
The charges against the rapper and actor included aggravated assault, criminal conspiracy, simple assault and recklessly endangering of another person, they were later dismissed.
A source told Radaronline: 'Will had to spend a night in the cell at the West Philadelphia police station with other inmates waking him up all night long and asking for his autograph.