Will Smith planning run for presidency?
Thursday 28 Jan 2010 10:03 p.m.
Will Smith (Reuters)
Will Smith wants to be the US President.
His wife Jada Pinkett Smith has revealed her actor husband is seriously considering swapping the big screen for politics and has his eye on one day making it all the way to the White House.
She said: “Will is thinking about going into politics. He once said he could imagine becoming a US president. He wasn’t joking, he was quite serious about it.”
Although Will can imagine himself replacing Barack Obama as president, Jada isn’t bothered about becoming the First Lady.
She added: “It’s just not for me.”
However, Jada does enjoy engaging in politics.
She wants the education system in the US reformed and is prepared to campaign for change.
The Matrix Reloaded actress – who raises two children, 11-year-old Jaden and nine-year-old Willow, with Will – told German magazine Bunte: “Will and I want to leave traces on this planet – and with that I mean more important traces than just films.”
Jada, 38, and Will, 41, are known for their philanthropic work and set up the Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation, a charity which focuses on helping youths in urban inner cities.