Will Smith, the enduring American entertainer, is opening up about his psychological well being journey.
The Aladdin actor spoke about his struggles in a brand new trailer for his upcoming documentary sequence Will Smith: The Greatest Form of My Life.
The sequence, which Smith teased earlier this 12 months, chronicles the Recent Prince of Bel-Air alum on his health and weight reduction journey. Nevertheless, alongside the way in which, Smith revealed within the trailer that he “ended up discovering a complete lot of hidden issues about myself.”
At one level within the trailer, the actor — who’s seen engaged on his memoir all through the trailer — sits down together with his three youngsters Willow, Jayden, and Trey Smith, the place he reveals, “That was the one time in my life that I ever thought of suicide.”
Whereas it’s unclear what cut-off date Smith is referring to, the trailer teases loads of emotional moments, with the Males in Black star admitting, “I’m about to indicate the world how little I learn about myself,” Yahoo information studies.
Smith’s household has been open previously about their very own battles with psychological well being points. Willow has spoken about affected by anxiousness, explaining on Purple Desk Discuss, “There’s a disgrace. There’s guilt. There’s disappointment. There’s confusion. And you then don’t even need to discuss it since you’re like, ‘I really feel loopy. I really feel loopy for feeling this manner and I don’t need them to assume I’m loopy, so I’m simply not going to say something.’”
Will’s spouse Jada Pinkett-Smith additionally shared that she coped with detrimental emotions by way of her previous alcohol and drug use.
Smith has reached out to others coping with psychological well being struggles as nicely. Again in June, the Pursuit of Happyness star confirmed help for tennis champion Naomi Osaka, who withdrew from the French Open resulting from psychological well being challenges. In an Instagram publish, he wrote, “Hey Naomi, You’re proper. They’re fallacious. I’m with you.”