Willow Smith Says Her Life Is Terrible
It can be a hard knock life, when you’re a celebrity kid. Just ask 17-year-old Willow Smith, who has grown up in the spotlight because of her famous parents – father Will Smith and mother Jada Pinkett Smith.
In a recent interview, she admitted that there are moments in her life that are not pleasant.
I’m going to be completely and utterly honest, it’s absolutely terrible. Growing up and trying to figure out your life … while people feel like they have some sort of entitlement to know what’s going on, is absolutely, excruciatingly terrible — and the only way to get over it, is to go into it,. You can’t change your face. You can’t change your parents. You can’t change any of those things.
Willow admits that the pressure from the public can be unbearable.
I feel like most kids like me end up going down a spiral of depression, and the world is sitting there looking at them through their phones, laughing and making jokes and making memes at the crippling effect that this lifestyle has on the psyche. When you’re born into it, there are two choices that you have: I’m either going to try to go into it completely and help from the inside, or no one is going to know where I am and I’m really going to take myself completely out of the eye of society. There’s really no in-between.
Are you surprised at Willow’s take on fame?