Seasoned actress, Jada Pinkett Smith continues to defend her and husband, Will Smith's decision to allow their kids to begin their showbiz careers so early. She insists that Willow and Jaden don't bear the same financial burdens as other child stars.
She tells Britain's Daily Mail, "Our children are allowed to stay in the paradigm of being a child. They don't have to take care of their families: become the complete emotional, physical, and financial focus that happens to many child stars. Our family structure is a little different and it's quite hard to comprehend because it's so outside what usually happens in a family, but the paradigm is the same."
Amidst 12-year-old, Jaden's award-winning 2010 remake of 'The Karate Kid' and 10-year-old, Willow's budding musical career and current tour with Justin Beiber, the parents have come under public scrutiny.
Author, Terry McMillan, has even accused the parents of "exploiting" and "pimping" the pre-teens. Jada, ever-graceful under pressure, doesn't seem phased or swayed by McMillan or anyone else's opinion.
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