Jada Pinkett Smith says other folks opinions about her family don’t matter
Jada Pinkett Smith is not here for critics shaming her children.
The actress opened up on the new episode of her Facebook Watch series, Red Table Talk, about the criticism she received for allowing her daughter, Willow Smith, to cut off her hair at 12-years-old and her son Jaden Smith‘s decision to wear a skirt.
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“I got shamed a lot for Willow,” said the actress. “But Jaden — that was hardcore. I think as Jaden got older, and he did the Louis Vuitton, and he was wearing a skirt and then he isn’t what people consider your typical Black man, which is like, what is that supposed to mean?”
The episode is titled “Mom Shaming: The New Epidemic” and features fellow actress Jessica Alba and model Ashley Graham. In 2016, Jaden was featured in a Louis Vuitton campaign and wore a skirt alongside three female models in skirts. After the success of Willow’s 2012 hit single Whip My Hair, she decided to shave off her hair.
“For me, looking at how my children were being affected,…