that pivotal moment in his childhood when his mother Jada Pinkett turned her back on him

Will Smith’s slap in the face of Chris Rock at the Oscars shook the entire Smith family. If they were welded at first, the tongues of the members of the clan are untied. Willow Smith thus made some confidences, regretting that her mother was not there for her in a pivotal period of her life.

In recent months, the Smiths have had a hard time, but they have been united and focused on the future. So after Will Smith’s Oscar slap in the face, all eyes are on Jada Pinkett Smith’s famous family and podcast, Red Table Talk, is carefully scrutinized. In one of the episodes, we learn that young Willow, suffering from anxiety, had to forgive her mother for not being there for her when his trouble arose.

Willow Smith se confie

It is Ireland Baldwin, the daughter of Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin, who collected the confidences of Willow Smith. During this podcast, the two young women discussed the difficulties of being the children of superstars, while fighting mental health. Willow Smith thus admitted that she had to learn to “to forgiveher mother Jada Pinkett Smith for ignoring her anxiety when she came forward and not taking it seriously.

Phew. It was hard“, recalls the young singer. “I feel like when I was growing up she didn’t understand my anxiety. Because she, growing up, saw his friends die. She had been through so much that my problems seemed…“, Ireland Baldwin cuts her off to finish her sentence: “smaller“.

Jada Pinkett Smith suffering from the same disorder

Willow Smith ajoute : “it was very frustrating for me as a kid, because I was like, ‘How can you not see my internal, emotional struggle?‘”. However, the young woman claims to have since discussed this period of her life and her regrets with her mother.

But very recently we had a discussion, and she said, ‘I didn’t know I had anxiety myself‘”, rapporte Willow Smith. “She pushed it away for so many years, like she had no idea, see the artist. So, I had to forgive him a bit of having said: “Yes, yes, yes, I understand, but it’s really not that serious“.

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