News: Jada Blasts 'Covert Pedophiles' Over Willow Smith Pic: "You Guys Are Projecting Your Trash Onto It" [Video]
Thursday, May 8, 2014 12:15PM
Hollywood actress Jada Pinkett Smith is putting an end to the controversy her daughter Willow Smith sparked this week courtesy of a photo alongside 20-year-old actor Moisés Arias.
Smith addressed the dicey photo when approached by paparazzi last night (May 7) and ended the debate.
Jada Pinkett Smith was locked and loaded Wednesday ... telling photogs the pic of her 13-year-old daughter in a bed with a 20-year-old guy was innocent ... and we're all "covert pedophiles" for thinking otherwise. "Here's the deal. There's nothing sexual about that picture or that situation. You guys are projecting your trash and you're acting like covert pedophiles and that's not cool." (TMZ)
Yesterday reports suggested sources close to movie icon Will Smith and Jada claimed they were not upset.
Sources connected to the Smith family tell TMZ ... Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith believe their daughter is "very mature" ... enough so to make her own decisions, as long as they don't clearly cross the line. Will and Jada view the now-famous photo of Willow in bed with 20-year-old "Hannah Montana" star Moises Arias as innocent fun ... an expression of art. The Smith's have known Moises for years, and he's best friends with 15-year-old Jaden. Bottom line ... Will and Jada have NO issue with the pic. (TMZ)
A shot of the 13-year-old and Arias started to make its rounds online Tuesday (May 6).
Will Smith's 13-year-old daughter took a pic in bed that's raising a lot of eyebrows ... because she's laying next to a topless 20-year-old man. In the photo ... Willow Smith is in bed -- fully clothed and on top of the covers -- and an actor named Moises Arias is sitting next to her sans shirt. Moises -- best known for his role as Rico on "Hannah Montana" -- and Willow don't appear to be touching each other in the black and white shot he posted on Instagram ... still it's a strange scene. (TMZ)
The duo have spent various outings together including a recent stop at annual music festival Coachella.
This isn't the first photo of the two together, just take a look at Moisés' Instagram. The Hannah Montana actor has several shots of Willow, her brother Jaden and even the Jenner girls. The whole clan also partied together at Coachella. Arias seems to be somewhat of a budding photographer and has many artistic shots of all his friends...not just Willow. (Hip Hollywood)
Check out Jada Pinkett Smith's interview: