Will Smith is reflecting on the risks of fame.
Smith spoke on the Crimson Sea Worldwide Movie Competition in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, the place he described fame as “a singular monster” that he’s tried to be “cautious” round.
He continued: “You may’t get excited when everyone is saying good issues about you, as a result of the extra you are taking when persons are saying good issues about you, the extra damage you’re gonna be when persons are saying unhealthy issues about you.”
Smith added that his mission going ahead is to be “clear about who I’m and what I’m making an attempt to do on this planet.”
“I can’t want others to applaud for me to remain centered on my mission. I’ve at all times needed to place good into the world,” he mentioned. “I’ve at all times needed to make folks smile. I’ve at all times been dedicated to the method of pleasure and inspiration.”
The Oscar winner mentioned that he has been “humbled” after he slapped comic Chris Rock on stage on the 2022 Academy Awards, including he now feels “deeply impressed to excellent my gentle.”
“And that’s what this subsequent part of my life goes to be, perfecting and shining my gentle as brightly as I can, on as many individuals as I can,” he mentioned.