Jada Pinkett Smith welcomed her husband, and the father of her children, Will Smith onto Red Table Talk for the series' Father's Day episode. Smith recounted stories from watching his kids grow up and more.
Phillip Faraone / Getty Images"By the time I was ten years old, I remember looking at my father and thinking that I could do it better than him," Will tells Jada in the interview. "My father had a little bit of a temper. I was a gentle kid, like, I was not a kid that you had to slap or punch or beat. So growing up in a household where physical aggression was approved of, that really chaffed my hide. That hurt my spirit."
"Well there’s such beautiful qualities that he instilled that are a big part of what made me 'me,' and as the yin to every yang, I watched [my father] beat up my mother," he continued. "So the biggest emotional scar that I have in this lifetime, he delivered that also. He showed me a lot of things that I wanted to do, but he also showed me the things I would absolutely, positively never do to my children."
Smith goes on to speak about Willow releasing "Whip My Hair," learning that every moment can be used as a teaching moment, and more.
Check out the full interview below.