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Will Smith goes on a date with Sophia the robot


Posted on Sunday, 1 April, 2018 | Comment icon 5 comments

Sophia seemed less than impressed with the star. Image Credit: YouTube / Will Smith
The Hollywood actor's unsuccessful attempts to woo the female android have been featured in a new video.
Smith is certainly no stranger to robots having previously destroyed dozens of them in the 2004 science fiction movie 'I, Robot'.

Dating a robot, however, is a different matter entirely.

In this new video that was recently uploaded on to Smith's own YouTube channel, the actor can be seen enjoying a date with Sophia on a balcony overlooking an idyllic beach on the Cayman Islands.

Despite his best efforts however, he was unable to make much progress with her.

"I resisted his smooth moves," she later wrote on Twitter.

The brainchild of Hanson Robotics CEO David Hanson, Sophia has been turning up everywhere lately.

In addition to being interviewed on numerous television shows, she has been photographed for a magazine fashion shoot and has even been granted citizenship in Saudi Arabia.

Where she will turn up next however is anyone's guess.


Source: CNET.com | Comments (5)

Tags: Will Smith, Sophia

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by Sir Smoke aLot on 1 April, 2018, 16:19
Expect this morbid thing to became trendy now. Why Willy why
Comment icon #2 Posted by Taun on 1 April, 2018, 16:36
I thought it was pretty funny, but it does raise a serious question.† How long before we totally lose the abiltiy to connect with actual humans, in favor of "programmable partners"?.
Comment icon #3 Posted by Noxasa on 2 April, 2018, 2:02
Gives "match-making" a whole new meaning.†
Comment icon #4 Posted by paperdyer on 2 April, 2018, 16:31
Cherry 2000 comes to mind. Then again the better "woman" won in the end.†No contest in my opinion.
Comment icon #5 Posted by AustinHinton on 3 April, 2018, 13:36
I think most people lost the ability to connect with actual humans a long time ago...† Also, if your going to make a robot, why make it look like a human? Go all out, really Robot it up! Frankly itís a little uncreative.†


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