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Originally posted 05/28/2013 11:30AM
In their new film After Earth, real-life father and son Will and Jaden Smith play a father and son – and Will says his 14-year-old son's decision to act was all his own.
"It may seem like we have pushed our kids into the business, but that is absolutely insane," the star tells New York magazine in advance of the movie's May 31 release.
"I would never, ever, push somebody to have their face on a poster that's going to be everywhere in the world. He is making a choice from the informed," says Will, 44.
Originally posted 02/13/2013 07:00PM
Jada Pinkett Smith knows a thing or two about diet and exercise.
The 41-year-old mom to Jaden, 14, and Willow, 12, who recently showed off an extremely toned beach body, says the craziest diet she's ever done actually involved a whole lot of eating.
"My craziest diet was for The Matrix," Smith told PEOPLE at the Vera Wang Fall 2013 Collection fashion show at Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week on Tuesday. Seated front row next to model Chrissy Teigen, Pinkett Smith enjoyed some girl time away from husband Will Smith, who recently vacationed with pals – and parents-to-be – Kim Kardashian and Kanye West in Brazil.
Originally posted 02/06/2013 04:30PM
"All Hail the Chief" isn't the only thing blasting out of White House stereos!
Michelle Obama – who is nominated for a Grammy Award for her spoken-word reading of American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America – is sharing the songs that are in heavy rotation on her iPod. (Psst: she's a fan of Willow Smith.)
Just don't expect her to sing along: As the First Lady tells PEOPLE, "Let's just say my husband is the real singer in the family."
Originally posted 11/28/2012 06:20PM
The actress and mom of two takes to her Facebook page to answer her critics
Originally posted 10/31/2012 01:00PM
When it comes to raising her kids, Jada Pinkett Smith isn't authoritarian in her rule-making.
"I think that old school style of 'I'm your parent and I'm greater than you' doesn't work," she told PEOPLE at a Yes to Prop 35 event hosted by The Moms on Monday afternoon. "What I establish with my children is a partnership."
Adds the actress: "I'm not necessarily dictating what is happening in their lives."
Originally posted 08/10/2012 10:05AM
Jada Pinkett Smith is an experienced hand at dealing with rumors she's headed for divorce.
"It seems like that happens at least once a year, or at least once every two years," Pinkett Smith, 40, tells September's Essence.
"It's rumored that we're getting a divorce. But no. We're not getting a divorce. Where am I gonna go? Where am I going to go?" she says of her 15-year marriage to husband Will Smith.
"That's my boo. It's like he's another part of me."
Originally posted 06/25/2012 03:25PM
Willow Smith is known for taking risks when it comes to her hair and style, but would the "Whip My Hair" singer go so far as getting a provocative piercing?
Judging from a photo that has caused quite a commotion online, it appears 11-year-old Smith got her tongue pierced, alongside a friend who pierced her labret (facial lip).
But according to Gossip Cop, the backlash is unnecessary.
Originally posted 05/26/2012 09:00AM
She's only 11, but Willow Smith will be dating soon enough. And it has her father freaked out.
"It's coming, and I'm nervous about it," Will Smith told PEOPLE with a laugh at Wednesday's Men in Black III premiere in New York City. "Having two boys and a girl, I realize that boys take trouble to other people's houses, and girls bring it home."
"So, the thing we are struggling with is the rules," he says, "and setting fair rules for the boys and for Willow, but she's not having any of that."
Originally posted 05/14/2012 05:55AM
Willow Smith managed to squeeze in some shopping Friday while in Paris with her parents for the Men in Black III premiere.
Shortly after arriving in the morning from Tokyo, the singer/actress took off from her hotel and made a beeline to a nearby Cartier boutique, according to several eyewitnesses. Dressed in black leggings and a white T-shirt, Willow, 11, who was accompanied by a nanny, spent more than an hour inside the shop.
– Peter Mikelbank
Originally posted 04/24/2012 05:55AM
Jada Pinkett Smith and daughter Willow headed out to the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica, Calif., on Sunday afternoon to support filmmaker pal Bess Kargman at the premiere of the ballet documentary, First Position.
Willow was clad in a black and tan leather motorcycle jacket, worn over a print T-shirt and dark leggings with combat boots. The singer capped off her rock 'n' roll look with a pink mini-mohawk.
Although the mother-daughter duo didn't do any interviews, posing for photos must have worn Willow out, because according to an onlooker, "She looked bored and sleepy as she waited for her mom to catch up inside the theatre lobby."
Once inside the theatre, the Smith women kept a seemingly low profile, as they were joined by a couple of unrecognizable guests – one of whom complimented Jada on her appearance.
"Before the screening, Willow kept mostly quiet, while her mom chatted with one of the guests," the source says. "Willow checked her phone once when they first sat down, but otherwise kept it in her pocket. On a few occasions, Jada leaned in to whisper to Willow and kissed her twice on the cheek, but as the lights dimmed, Willow shyly pulled away."
– Jessica Wedemeyer
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