The Oscar incident with Will Smith and Chris Rock caused a lot of noise in early 2022. Chris Rock made a joke about Jada Pinkett-Smith’s bald head. Will Smith didn’t pick up on the clumsy joke and punched Chris Rock in the face in front of an audience of millions.
Jada Pinkett Smith also suffers from alopecia, a condition in which she occasionally has to shave off her hair completely due to severe hair loss. The incident led to all kinds of opinions about the Smith family. To this, the 21-year-old Willow Smith now says during an interview of Billboard:
“It didn’t matter to me as much what others thought. My own thoughts are worse.”
“I se my own family as human. And I love them and accept them as they are.”
“Because of our fame, we are sometimes not considered ordinary people. We are expected to be above everything else. But that’s not human. And that’s not fair.”
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Her father, Will Smith, has been in therapy for months to understand himself and his outburst of anger. Will recently posted a video on social media. He said he had apologized to Chris Rock. But Chris didn’t want to talk about the incident yet.
The 21-year-old Willow Smith is regularly seen on The Red Table Talkshow of her mother Jada. Willow herself is a singer and actress and has already received several nominations and awards. For example, she was seen in I am legend, next to her father. Her new music album will be released soon. Emma Thompson recently dropped that she has adapted a script for the musical Annie for Willow Smith.
Willow Smith previously posted an Instagram post, in which she says:
“Our value as human beings does not lie in what others see of us. The value is within us. Every time I deviate from this norm, it hurts me. Know that you are loved and that you are valuable. It doesn’t matter what the world thinks of you, and what your insecurities make you believe.”