Author Blasts Will and Jada Pinkett Smith's Parenting Skills


Jada Pinkett Smith, Will Smith
Terry McMillan criticizes they way the couple introduces their children to entertainment business at early ages, saying 'It feels like the Smith children are being pimped and exploited.'


Acclaimed author Terry McMillan has taken aim at Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith, accusing them of "pimping" and "exploiting" their kids Jaden and Willow. The "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" writer has gone public with her thoughts about the way the Smiths are bringing up their children in a post on Twitter.com - and she doesn't approve of the success the youngsters are having so young.

She writes, "The Smith children already act like child stars. There's an arrogance in their demeanour and behaviour. I find it incredibly sad. It feels like the Smith children are being pimped and exploited. Or, they're already hungry for fame. What about 4th grade?" She adds, "A lot of A-list movie stars shielded their children from the Hollywood-world until they were old enough to decide. Look at those who didn't. Look at Lindsay. Phoenix. To name but a few. They miss out on childhood. It's more important than fame."

"These kids don't already know what they love. Total bulls**t. They're not prodigies. They think Hollywood is real. Why don't they do a remake of The Little Rascals and call it a day? Or, come up with an original film with some ethnic pride. Come on."

McMillan's 'Tweet' comes a day after Willow Smith was confirmed as the star of an urban remake of movie musical "Annie", which will be produced by her parents and rap mentor Jay-Z, who signed her to his label Roc Nation last year.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS
Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

  random image 
TODAY'S HEADLINES
  1. Kim Kardashian to Co-Host 'Live' With Ryan Seacrest
  2. Leah Remini Slams 'Diabolical' Tom Cruise, Says He's Not a Good Person
  3. George Clooney's Wife Amal Looks Skeletal Just Weeks After Welcoming Twins
  4. Samuel L. Jackson Returns for 'Shaft' Sequel, Jessie T. Usher Lands Lead Role
  5. These Two Horror Directors in Contention for 'Justice League Dark'
  6. 'Super Troopers 2' Set for 2018, Official Synopsis Revealed
  7. Porn Site Offers to Produce 'Sense8' Season 3
  8. Say What?! Prince William and Harry Have Cameos in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'
  9. Chris Pine and Former Fling Olivia Munn May Rekindle Their Romance
  10. Reps for Ben Affleck and Casey Affleck Clarify Batman Comments