She is fast approaching the age where she will soon become interested in boys – if she isn’t already yet. But the prospect of Willow Smith fraternising with the opposite sex is looking pretty grim if her father has anything to do with it.
The Men In Black 3 star has revealed that he has banned his daughter from dating until she is 40.
And when he does eventually let Willow date, The Fresh Prince of Bel Air star is vowing to delve deep into their pasts.
Will, 43, said: ‘When Willow does bring a boy home, I’m going to screen him and find out everything about him.
‘And that’s going to happen when she’s 40, when she’s allowed to go on dates!’
No doubt Will, who honed his boxing skills to star as legendary heavyweight Muhammad Ali, will be dusting down his gloves to work on his shots just in case.
Quite what Willow will think of her father’s outburst in unclear, though she did not appear to have in the world as she stepped out in Los Angeles today.
Will Smith says he won’t let Chanel loving daughter Willow date until she is 40
The 11-year-old looked like she was having a relaxing day as she went out for a trendy blended tea latte in Calabasas.
No doubt boys were the furthest thing from the 11-year-old’s mind as she sauntered around in a swish ensemble of porkpie hat, leggings and Chanel T-shirt.
For the singer is trying to consolidate her position as a popstrel, with her most recent single Fireball failing to match the success of her debut hit Whip My Hair, which charted at 11 in the US and number two in the UK.