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Singer Willow Smith is in an interesting position in pop culture. She’s the daughter of one of the biggest movie stars of all time (Will Smith), but she’s also a huge star in her own right, with her own hit songs and collaborations on other hits like Camila Cabello’s “psychofreak” and “PinkPantheress.” “. Where are you.”
Despite being one of the most sought-after musicians these days, he’s still asked about the infamous slap heard around the world when his father slammed comedian Chris Rock for a joke about his Willow’s Red Table Talk co-host mother. , actress Jada Pinkett Smith. In a recent interview with Billboardshe revealed her thoughts on the matter.
The resulting media frenzy after the slap didn’t stray from her creative path, she said, and it also didn’t “rattle me as much as my own inner demons.”
“I see my entire family as human beings, and I love and accept them for all their humanity. Because of the position we are in, our humanity is sometimes not accepted and we are expected to act in a way that is not conducive to healthy human life and not conducive to being honest.”
The singer has always displayed a measured sense of maturity, especially after growing up so uniquely in the spotlight. She had her first hit, “Whip My Hair,” when she was only 10 years old. Then there was a flurry of activity where she was to star in a new version of annie and also release an album to capitalize on the success of their hit song.
However, he decided to reject those things and never looked back.
“It took me a lot of courage to say ‘no’ because everyone was supporting me and trying to support me and expecting me to. I was just going to dig a hole deeper and deeper if I didn’t fight back as soon as I did.”
As for the continuing fallout from the slap, her father, perhaps realizing that all of this isn’t glossing over the way he thought and realizing that his career is in real jeopardy, apologized for the incident. again.
“I apologize to you. My behavior was unacceptable and I’m here when you’re ready to talk. There isn’t a part of me that thinks that was the right way to behave at the time. There isn’t a part of me that thinks that’s the right thing to do.” optimal way to handle a feeling of disrespect or insults.”