Father and son acting duo Will and Jaden Smith are gearing up for the premiere of their upcoming film ‘After Earth.’ And now, a report that the soon to be 15 year old Will wants a surprising gift for his birthday – emancipation from his parents!
Here’s the initial story:
In an interview with The Sun, Smith speaks of the matter, saying, “(Jaden) says, ‘Dad, I want to be emancipated.’ I know if we do this, he can be an emancipated minor, because he really wants to have his own place, like ooh.”
If their casual approach to parenting is any indication, Will and wife Jada Pinkett-Smith just might go ahead with the idea. The couple is also making news for claiming they never punish their kids.
“We generally don’t believe in punishment. From the time Jaden was five or six we would sit him down, and all he has to do is be able to explain why what he did was the right thing for his life,” Smith adds on his parenting.
UPDATE: Jaden just gave an interview about the matter to Access Hollywood, where he says:
“See, here is the thing that you need to understand — I’m not going anywhere,” Jaden said.
“The thing that people don’t get is everything at this house is free. So I can get anything and everything at his house so I’m going to be there 20, 30 more years,” he continued.
As we mentioned, the father-son duo are gearing up for their latest film – this one, their third, and it looks intense. (Especially if the poster and trailer are any indication.) While we’re on the subject of the poster – Will looks completely different to me!
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