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Jada Pinkett Smith defends her parenting skills

Jada Pinkett Smith defends her parenting skills

Nov 26 2012, 5:28pm CST | by

Jada Pinkett Smith has defended her parenting skills in an open letter after being blasted by critics for letting her children make their own decisions

Jada Pinkett Smith has defended her liberal approach to parenting. The 'Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted' actress - who is mum to actor Jaden, 14, and singer Willow, 12, - penned an open letter on...

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Jada Pinkett Smith defends her parenting skills

Nov 26 2012, 5:28pm CST | by

Jada Pinkett Smith has defended her parenting skills in an open letter after being blasted by critics for letting her children make their own decisions

Jada Pinkett Smith has defended her liberal approach to parenting.
The 'Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted' actress - who is mum to actor Jaden, 14, and singer Willow, 12, - penned an open letter on her Facebook page on Wednesday (21.11.12) hitting back at critics who blasted her for allowing her daughter to shave her head earlier this year.
She wrote: ''The question why I would LET Willow cut her hair, first the LET must be challenged. This is a world where women, girls are constantly reminded that they don't belong to themselves; that their bodies are not their own, nor their power or self determination.
''I made a promise to endow my little girl with the power to always know that her body, spirit and her mind are HER domain.''
Jada also insisted she supported her daughter - who has had a number of hit singles including 'Whip My Hair' and '21st Century Girl' - and her eagerness to explore different styles and make her own choices.
She said: ''Willow cut her hair because her beauty, her value, her worth is not measured by the length of her hair. It's also a statement that claims that even little girls have the RIGHT to own themselves and should not be a slave to even their mother's deepest insecurities, hopes and desires. Even little girls should not be a slave to the preconceived ideas of what a culture believes a little girl should be. More to come. Another day.''
The 41-year-old actress - who celebrates her 15th wedding anniversary with Will Smith, 44, next month - has previously spoken about how she views her relationship with her children as a partnership.
She said: ''I think that old school style of 'I'm your parent and I'm greater than you' doesn't work. What I establish with my children is a partnership. I'm not necessarily dictating what is happening in their lives.''

 
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Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith Recreate Epic Dance Pose, Throw It Back on Facebook

Sep 19 2014 7:12am CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

So much for those Will and Jada Pinkett divorce rumors, huh? With the couple appearing as happy and as stable as ever, Will Smith paid tribute to his beautiful wife on Facebook yesterday, giving Jada a special 43rd birthday shout-out via some kind of confusingly awesome photo. "Happy Birthday, My Love. We've been together at your last 20 birthday parties. Let's go for 50 or 60 more," Smith wrote on his social media account, including with his message th ...
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Will Smith Posted This Awesome Photo for Jada's 43rd Birthday!

Sep 18 2014 11:50pm CDT | Source: Just Jared

Will Smith took to his Facebook account to post one super amazing photo to celebrate his wife Jada Pinkett Smith‘s 43rd bithday on Thursday (September 18). The couple is seen posing in front of a vintage photo of themselves doing some sort of disco dance move. Of course they reenacted the move for the pic! “Happy Birthday, My Love. We’ve been together at your last 20 birthday parties. Let’s go for 50 or 60 more,” Will captioned the photo. So cute! I ...
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Jada Pinkett Smith on 'Gotham': 'I Get Paid to Play Evil, That's Awesome!'

Sep 16 2014 3:30pm CDT | Source: Just Jared

Jada Pinkett Smith wears two form fitting dresses to show her amazing figure at the Today show on Monday (September 15) in New York City. The 42-year-old actress promoted her new Fox show Gotham that morning! “I’m having a blast. I am having so much fun. I get paid to play evil – that’s awesome!” Jada said. “I always loved Batman. I’ve always been intrigued with Gotham,” she added about the show. Watch ...
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Jada Pinkett Smith Is Excited for Fanboys to Watch 'Gotham'

Sep 9 2014 5:45pm CDT | Source: Just Jared

Jada Pinkett Smith poses with the designer himself while attending the Dennis Basso fashion show held during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015 on Monday (September 8) at the Theatre at Lincoln Center in New York City. Also in attendance at the show were actress Garcelle Beauvais, model Coco Rocha, and Broadway star Laura Osnes. Jada chatted with the New York Post this week about her new series Gotham and said she is excited for the Batman fanboys to ob ...
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Christian Siriano S/S 2015 Show — Jada Pinkett Smith, Uzo Aduba, and More Celebs Go Glam (PHOTOS)

Sep 8 2014 1:28pm CDT | Source: WetPaint

The Christian Siriano Spring/Summer 2015 show was the place to be over the weekend. The Project Runway alum debuted his designs at the Eyebeam Atelier on September 6, attracting tons of celebs to check out his 14th ready-to-wear collection. The 28-year-old is even launching his first fragrance, Silhouette by Christian Siriano. Who stepped out to see the talented designer's latest looks? Jada Pinkett Smith looked glam for the show, wearing a neutral skirt with sparkly embelli ...
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Kylie Jenner Crashes Her New $90 000 Range Rover!

Aug 17 2014 1:20am CDT | Source: Posh24

Kylie Jenner has crashed her brand new $90,000 Range Rover. The 17-year-old reality star was involved in another car accident while driving home from Katsuya in Glendale, California, earlier this week. Jenner, who got the black SUV for her 17th birthday the other week, was reportedly hit by another vehicle, TMZ reports.No one got hurt in the accident, but the crash reportedly caused thousands of dollars in damage on her new ...
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