“You are responsible…” – Will Smith Dedicates a Heartfelt Message for Trey Smith’s 31st Birthday

Published 11/12/2023, 1:08 PM EST

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One of the most bankable stars in Hollywood, with a staggering $9.3 billion global haul, Will Smith has had quite a rocky relationship with his family. As the actor goes through a haunting separation within the entertainment industry, his personal life is back in focus. Navigating through the many bombshell revelations by Jada Pinkett Smith, the Men In Black actor is not making the mistake of ignoring his son again. Despite the turbulent relations they shared in the past, the actor has all but reconciled with Trey Smith.

On his eldest son’s 31st birthday, the $350 million net worth star did not shy away from sending out a heart-warming message to the same.

Will Smith opens his heart out for Trey Smith

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Actor, DJ, and musician, Trey Smith is the eldest of Will Smith’s kids and the only one to not be born out of his and Jada Pinkett Smith’s wedlock. Admitting that “I was an okay father,” years down the line, the 55-year-old actor has made it full circle and repaired a rocky relationship with Trey. Taking to Instagram on the latter’s 31st birthday, Will posted a video message full of heartfelt dedication. “You introduced me to the true definition of Love!” The caption sent the message across loud and clear.

 

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The clip had bits of the King Richard actor dropping alludes to “Willard Carroll Smith III” aka Trey Smith. Singing ‘Just the Two of Us’, the proud father narrated his days and time with his eldest. Fondly referring to his son as “T-Ball”, the illustrated video also had him speak about how Trey taught him the true meaning of being a father. Further on, as the caption so poignantly describes, Will Smith went to describe how “I met God in your eyes.”

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Interestingly, the video comes at a time of discord with the same person who healed Will and Trey’s relationship.

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Trey Smith was born in 1992 to Will Smith and his former wife, Sheree Zampino, divorce from whom had such an impact on the Bad Boys actor that he somewhat gave up on parenting altogether. Admitting that his marrying Jada Pinkett Smith and moving on to having a separate family had made Trey feel “betrayed & abandoned”, the actor longed for reconciliation.

 

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Coming in as a ray of hope was the Madagascar actress whom Trey has often referred to as a “bonus mom”. Pinkett Smith, through mutual talks and Red Table Talk appearances, mended the fences between the father and son duo. Ironically, while she fixed one end, her own marriage with the actor now stands in shambles as she admitted to being separated for the last seven years.

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Imteshal Karim

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Imteshal Karim is a Hollywood News reporter at NetflixJunkie. With a penchant for writing in multiple forms, he is a published writer with his works published in anthologies. A star at his college’s writing competitions, he loves telling a good story and hopes to tell impactful ones about the unexplored side of the Entertainment industry.

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