WBLS Entertainment News

News > WBLS Entertainment News > Will Smith Shares How He Overcame a Time When Willow Rebelled Against Him

Will Smith Shares How He Overcame a Time When Willow Rebelled Against Him

Photo credit - David Livingston/Getty Images

Will Smith is definitely an ideal family man but every household goes through their share of ups and downs. During an interview with Haute Living, he talks about the year 2012 being a time of “mutiny.”

During this time, his 18-year-old daughter Willow Smith, who was 12-years-old back then, rebelled against her father while she was on tour for her hit single “Whip My Hair.” Willow didn’t want to be on tour, she didn’t like the lifestyle, but her father insisted that she do it. This is the reason she shaved her head bald.

The article says that Willow was the first to reject his wishes. This hit him hard because she is his youngest child. MN reports, “Because she was the baby girl, she really had the most power over me. As a man ― if your daughter says no, there’s really nothing you can do.”

When Willow shaved her head, that’s when Will realized that his daughter was entirely unhappy. He knew he would have to ease up. The article also reports that Will had strict parents growing up and didn’t want to continue the cycle.

View this post on Instagram

! Happy Birthday <Dad>❤LOVE YOU

A post shared by ∴ The Main Maenad ∴ (@willowsmith) on

Photo Credit: Prince Williams / Getty Images Things just got worse for R. Kelly. According to CNN R. Kelly is...
Photo Credit: Daniel Zuchnik - Getty Images In a recent interview with Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts,...
Photo Credit: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin – Getty Images Last night Jennifer Lopez performed a tribute to Motown Records...
Photo credit: Theo Wargo / Getty Images A Tribute fit for a Queen. The Grammys will air tomorrow, Feb. 10th, on...
Photo credit: Paul Morigi / Getty Images Congratulations are in order! 2019 is starting off great for actress...