No sibling rivalries here.
Jaden and Willow Smith are Interview magazine’s new cover stars, posing together on the front page of a publication for the first time ever.
The brother-sister duo, clad in all black, not only graces the front cover together, but had a chance to sit down with Pharrell Williams for a Q&A. During the interview with the famous producer and The Voice coach, the Smiths open up about their parents (Will and Jada) and how adults often don’t understand their “thought process.”
“It seems like they don’t understand our thought process. Or, like, things have happened in the past that they’re still mad about,” Willow said.
Jaden chimed in, explaining that their parents completely get them. “My parents are definitely my biggest role models. And that’s where me and Willow both pull all of our inspiration from to change the world,” the 18-year-old revealed.
Willow, 15, added, “Growing up, all I saw was my parents trying to be the best people they could be, and people coming to them for wisdom, coming to them for guidance, and them not putting themselves on a pedestal, but literally being face-to-face with these people and saying, ‘I’m no better than you, but the fact that you’re coming to me to reach some sort of enlightenment or to shine a light on something, that makes me feel love and gratitude for you’… What my parents have given to me is not anything that has to do with money or success or anything that society says people should be focusing on – it’s something spiritual that only certain people can grasp and accept.”
Jaden and Willow are not only both outspoken, but take risks when it comes to fashion. For Jaden, it sometimes involves wearing women’s clothing and for his little sister, it’s all about having fun and being confident.
“When we were old enough to start dressing ourselves, my mom was like, ‘Are you sure you want to go out like that?’ And me and Jaden would be like, ‘You know what? Yes.’ And she’d totally accept it. I feel like that’s where most of our confidence comes from,” Willow explained.
Jaden jumped in, “Nobody knows that Willow and I were much, much cooler before. Like, before people were looking at the things that we were doing, we were so much more, like, method with fashion. We really went all the way. We went the extra mile on everything because there was no one looking at us. We’ve been through the roof, with ludicrous fashion ideas wince we were extremely young.”
Watch: Julia Roberts And Owen Wilson Give Advice To Their 10-Year-Old Selves
To say Wonder is a must see movie is an understatement! Not only will the film touch you and inspire you to be a better person, it will also entertain you from start to finish.
But don’t take our word for it. HipHollywood sat down with the film’s stars Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson who shared their excitement to bring this heartwarming story to life and how they channeled their real-life parenting skills into the role.
“I think we felt a responsibility to be authentically parents and authentically parents to these two kids, said the 50 year old mother of three. “And I think that’s why you really believe these four people are family and are really having this experience together.”
In the film based on the NY times best seller, Roberts and Wilson play the parents of a teenage daughter (Izabela Vidovic) and 10-year-old boy (Jacob Tremblay) with facial differences entering mainstream elementary school for the first time.
When asked if they had any advice for their ten year old selves, Roberts said: “I have a ten year old son and I tell him to run.”
Meanwhile Wilson says he remembers 5th grade vividly, and enjoyed having his brother Andrew Wilson at the same school to protect him. “It helped so much having an older brother who was already at the school, so that would be the advice I’d give, have a cool older brother.”
Wonder hits theaters November 17, just one day before Wilson’s 49th birthday.
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