Obama donor and Scientologist Will Smith has raised two completely bizarre children, according to a recent interview Jaden and Willow did with T magazine.
The Smiths probably shouldn't be Obama's go to couple for advice on education reform. Jaden and Willow don't believe in school. Jaden reminded readers that people take driver's ed classes, yet still get in accidents.
"You never learn anything in school," explained Jaden. "Think about how many car accidents happen every day. Driver’s ed? What’s up? I still haven’t been to driver’s ed because if everybody I know has been in an accident, I can’t see how driver’s ed is really helping them out."
The two teenagers are on the same page when it comes to schools.
"I went to school for one year," Willow said. "It was the best experience but the worst experience. The best experience because I was, like, ‘Oh, now I know why kids are so depressed.' But it was the worst experience because I was depressed."
Perhaps Jaden and Willow's views on education have something to do with the fact that they were both students at the New Village Acadamy in Calabasas, which was founded with a $1.2 million Will Smith donation in 2008 and teaches a "100 percent" Scientology curriculum crafted by the religion's founder.
This is the same school that fellow Scientologist Tom Cruise forced his daughter Suri to go to, that scared then-wife Katie Holmes enough that she took her child across the country to New York.
The two teenagers also claim in the interview that "concept of time" doesn't exist, with Willow stating that she actually has the ability to control time.
“I mean, time for me, I can make it go slow or fast, however I please, and that’s how I know it doesn’t exist,” Willow said. Her brother Jaden agrees.
“It’s proven that how time moves for you depends on where you are in the universe,” said Jaden. “It’s relative to beings and other places. But on the level of being here on earth, if you are aware in a moment, one second can last a year. And if you are unaware, your whole childhood, your whole life can pass by in six seconds. But it’s also such a thing that you can get lost in.”
Willow also stated that she has never read a book that she likes, so she just writes her own books and then reads them.
"That’s what I do with novels. There’re no novels that I like to read so I write my own novels, and then I read them again, and it’s the best thing," said Willow.
"Willow’s been writing her own novels since she was 6," said Jaden.
Jaden and Willow also don't think that anybody else makes "cool" music, so they only listen to their own music. This is one of their songs:
To his credit, Will Smith has instilled a confidence in his children that they can do anything. "I have a goal to be just the most craziest person of all time. And when I say craziest, I mean, like, I want to do like Olympic-level things. I want to be the most durable person on the planet," said Jaden. "I think by the time we’re 30 or 20, we’re going to be climbing as many mountains as we can possibly climb," said Willow.
Child Protective Services investigated the family earlier this year when pictures were released of 13-year-old Willow in bed with an older man.