Willow Smith has revealed she’s “lost her sanity” and used to self-harm as a child.
The 17-year-old said that it happened after the exposure of her song “Whip My Hair,” which was released in 2010, when he was nine years old.
“After everything settled down and there was a pause, and I was listening to a lot of dark music and it was just so crazy,” he added.
“I was plunged into this black hole and I was cutting myself.”
He said to his mom, Jada Pinkett Smith, and grandmother Adrienne Banfield-Norrison, the web series Red Table Talk that has stopped five years ago.
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Willow said that it happened after the hype died from Whip My Hair and she had just canceled plans to complete his album.
“I was a bit alone in this “grey zone” of the type ” Who am I? I don’t have a purpose? Is there anything I can do beyond this?'”
His mother and grandmother appeared shocked when he told them.
Explain why you turned to self-harm, said: “honestly, I felt like I was experiencing so much emotional pain, but my physical circumstances were not reflecting that.”
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Willow added: “A lot of teen girls struggle with self-harm.”
She said her brother Jaden and a half-brother, Trey didn’t know anything and that she has only told one of my friend on it.
“I never talk about it, because it was so short, strange point in my life. But you have to pull out of it.”
She says that she has stopped “one night [when] I thought ‘this is actually psychotic’.
“And after that, I just stopped.”
His mom says that “he never saw no sign” his daughter was self-harming.
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Willow, who is also the daughter of Will Smith, has been thrust into the limelight when he signed with Jay-Z’s record label Roc Nation for nine years.
Whip My Hair peaked at number two in the UNITED kingdom, and was her most successful single.
He has released two albums so far – 2015 of Ardipithecus and The 1st, which was released in 2017.
Organizations for the support of self-harm problems
Childline: self-harm (www.childline.org.uk)
Mind: self-harm (www.mind.org.uk)
Website: self-harm (www.thesite.org)
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