'New world ushered in'

Will Smith.  Cicra 2008. Pic. Unknown.
Will Smith. Cicra 2008. Pic. Unknown.

Will Smith is overjoyed that Barack Obama is to take over the reins at the White House on Tuesday as the US's first black president will "change the world forever".

Will Smith is overjoyed that Barack Obama is to take over the reins at the White House on Tuesday as the US's first black president will "change the world forever".

The I Am Legend star, pictured, has been a passionate supporter of the Democrat and appeared in a public service announcement advert to encourage people to go to the polls.

He was delighted to see Obama elected in November and views the historic appointment as life changing.

He told a British TV news programme: "It's not just revolutionary, it's evolutionary. Never before . has someone, a group of people, moved from the slave class of an empire to be elected to the top spot." - Wenn

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