‘He was so harsh at certain times’: Willow Smith Blames Dad Will Smith For Destroying Her, Forcing Her Into Doing Songs When She Wasn’t Even Out Of Elementary School

American singer-songwriter and actor Willow Smith is the daughter of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith. The singer has won numerous awards despite just being 21 years old. However, the singer apparently had to deal with a lot of criticism from her parents very early in her life. According to the Whip My Hair singer, her father’s ambitions robbed her of her childhood. The Bad Boys for Life actor forced his daughter to perform songs in elementary school.

Jada Pinkett and Will Smith gave their children the fame they have today

The Smith family
The Smith family

Willow and Jaden Smith are often talked about when nepotism kids in Hollywood are referred to. The two are often called ‘nepo-babies’ on the internet as well. Will and Jada Smith’s children had a very early start in the industry and became celebrities at a young age. The couple had paved the path for their kids early in their lives. Jaden and Willow Smith gained fame even though they did not have to put in enough effort to reaching where they are. The couple has been frequently criticized on the internet for being business managers to their kids rather than being parents.

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Willow Smith accused her father of forcing her into doing songs

Willow Smith was forced to do hit song whip my hair by parents jada and will smith
Willow Smith in the music video of Whip My Hair

When she was just nine years old, in 2010, Willow Smith released her debut song, Whip My Hair. She reportedly didn’t want to perform the song but was coerced into it by her father. The singer thought she was too young to be a celebrity. She did not want to deal with the pressure and struggle while still being in elementary school. “I definitely had to forgive you and daddy for the whole Whip My Hair Thing“, Willow Smith said referring to her parents. She claimed that although she was aware of her desire to become a singer, she wished to take her time.

Also Read: Willow Smith Exposed Jada Smith – A Vocal Feminist – For Being a ‘Cruel and Manipulative’ Mom, Treating Her Differently Than Jaden Because She’s a Girl

The Fresh Prince was very harsh towards his daughter

Will Smith
Will Smith

According to Willow Smith, she made an effort to convince her father that she was not interested in being a famous person at such a young age. Will Smith, however, commanded her to perform the song and told her to get over it. The singer said, “he was so harsh at certain times. Trying to regain trust for feeling like I wasn’t listened to or no one cared what I felt during that time.” Will Smith was determined to have his child start early in the industry and put his own selfish desire over her daughter’s wishes.

Also Read: ‘Rest in Heaven 2PAC’: Internet Is Trolling Will Smith’s Wife Jada Smith On Her 51st Birthday As Jada’s Fans Fight Back

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Bharat Vardhan
Bharat Vardhan

Bharat Vardhan is a content writer at AnimatedTimes. By nature, he is an extrovert who enjoys socializing, travelling, and seeing the world through the eyes of countless others instead of just his own. He is a firm believer of the saying "A jack of all trades is a master of none, but oftentimes better than a master of one," and hence likes to explore his horizons. Bharat started writing for this very reason, and over time, developed a passion towards journalism.

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