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Will Smith discussed his daughter's decision to walk away from her role in the hip hop remake of Annie during a recent talk at Philadelphia's Temple University. At the "Real Talk With Sister Souljah and Will Smith," event, the Fresh Prince explained why Willow changed her mind about the project.
"Willow was supposed to be doing Annie," shared Smith. "We got Jay-Z to do the movie, got the studio to come in and Willow had such a difficult time on tour with 'Whip my Hair' and she said, 'You know Daddy, I don't think so.'"
The Men in Black actor tried to change his daughter's mind, but she didn't budge!
"I said, 'Baby, hold up! I said no, no, no, listen, you'll be in New York with all of your friends and Beyonce will be there," Will continued. "'You will be singing and dancing,' and she looked at me and said, 'Daddy, I have a better idea, how about I just be 12.'"
While Willow may be taking a break from acting, the tween is still focusing on her musical ambitions. Listen to her latest effort here.
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