“Has he really had an epiphany, or just saying what will boost his popularity?”
“Sounds like a guy with his priorities in order.”
“Another entitled movie star, BOOM.”
— Rap Radar (@RapRadar) July 4, 2018
“The idea is … I’ve been to the top of money; I’ve had all the sex that I’ve ever wanted — I’ve had all of the adoration,” West Philadelphia’s favorite son shared on air. “I’ve been to the top of all those material-world mountains, and nothing makes you happy other than being useful to others. That’s it.”
That latter sentiment was well and good, but many Yahoo commenters got caught on the former, questioning why Smith and the rest of his family feel the need to overshare: “This family needs to learn boundaries” one reader wrote. “Why does everyone find it necessary to share every detail about their lives?” another commenter asked.
Ohh So I Have To Manage My Emotions And Yours. . . Great
— Jaden Smith (@officialjaden) June 8, 2018
the ONLY reason why I create music (or anything at all) is because I literally have too or I will (no doubt) implode heart-first.
— Gwee (@OfficialWillow) April 9, 2015
Some Smith fans appreciated the actor-musician’s candor, leaving comments supportive of the father-of-three’s paradigm shift: “Time and experience alone are the ultimate teachers,” one commenter wrote.
“Bruh. Will smith is bout to put the dr Phils iyanlas steve harveys and the rest of them so called figured life out experts out of business. This is real life #goals,” one fan reacted on Twitter.
— D. Klugh (@klughdini) July 6, 2018
What do you think? Should Smith have kept this little tidbit to himself?
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