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Willow Smith Tells Her Mom She Used To Cut Herself

Willow Smith revealed to her shocked mom that she used to cut herself after finding breaking into the big market with ‘Whip My Hair.’

Willow Smith made a huge admission to her mom’s, Jada Pinkett Smith, Facebook show Red Table Talks.

After finding huge success with her single, “Whip My Hair,” Willow fell into a dark place. She said:

“It was after that whole ‘Whip My Hair’ thing and and I had just stopped doing singing lessons and I was kind of just in this gray area of, ‘Who am I? Do I have a purpose? Is there anything I can do besides this?’ After the tour, the promotion and all that, they wanted me to finish my album and I was like, I’m not going to do that.

“After all of that kinda settled down and it was like a kind of lull, I was just listening to a lot of dark music. It was just so crazy and I was plunged into this black hole, and I was cutting myself.”

It goes without saying that Jada was shocked and horrified. She asked, “What? Really? I didn’t see that part. Cutting myself where?”

The 17-year-old responded, “On my wrist. You can’t see it. I totally lost my sanity there.”

Willow only told one of her closest friends about what was going on at the time, reports Wonderwall:

“I never talk about it because it was such a short, weird point in my life. I honestly felt like I was experiencing so much emotional pain, but my physical circumstances weren’t reflecting that. One night I was like, this is actually psychotic and after that I just stopped.”

A stunned Jada replied, “That’s good to freakin’ know, Willow. I had no idea. I never saw any signs of that.”

We’re so glad to hear that Willow is in a better place now!

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