Will Smith has let us into what was a tragic childhood growth experience as he revealed his father was abusive towards his mother
The Hollywood blockbuster movies star released a memoir earlier this year which gave an honest insight what life was like for Will growing up revealing how he almost killed his after for continuously abusing his mom.
Will Smith revealed that the abuse never trickled down to him going as far as to admit that his father was caring towards him and was very supportive towards his career but was unable to extend those kind affections towards his mother
Will Smith’s father, Willard C. Smith Snr now dead, died of cancer, succumbing to the disease at the age of 76 but Smith found it hard to forgive his dad for the abuse his mother suffered at his hand
“As per People, Smith wrote, “When I was nine years old, I watched my father punch my mother in the side of the head so hard that she collapsed. I saw her spit blood. That moment in that bedroom, probably more than any other moment in my life, has defined who I am.”
Smith revealed how his mother’s years of hurt almost pushed him to end his father’s life as revenge