Willow Smith Surprises Mom, Jada, With A Blast From Her Rock & Roll Past For Mother's Day
On a special episode of "Red Table Talk," Willow shared that she's been her mom's biggest fan.
May 06, 2021 at 11:30 pm
Singer, activist and Red Table Talk co-host Willow Smith gave her mom the most heartwarming gift for Mother’s Day, proving that children really are their parents' biggest fans.
On Wednesday’s episode of Red Table Talk, the 20-year-old brought together Jada Pinkett Smith’s former rock band Wicked Wisdom for a special Mother’s Day reunion on the Facebook Watch show.
"Mom, I just love you so much, and I just want you to feel a little bit of the gratitude and the love that you have given me throughout my entire life,” Willow began. “You’re just always going to be Superwoman and bad ass b***h in my book, so I love you.”
The "PrettyGirlz" singer brought Jada outside where members of Wicked Wisdom were waiting to surprise her. Willow took to the stage and revealed to her mom that she had been practicing with the band to give her a performance she wouldn’t forget.
“Ok, so, ma, this has been in the works for a couple months. Pocket [Honore] flew in, we’ve been rehearsing all week,” she said before cueing up the band to play “Bleed All Over Me.”
"When I was, I wanna say about 3 or 4, I went on tour with my mom and her band Wicked Wisdom. Wicked Wisdom was lit. This is the music that I grew up around. My mother was superwoman, she was a rock star, warrior and nurturer all in one. So unapologetically badass," Willow said during the Red Table Talk episode. "She was a rock star, and I was living for Wicked Wisdom."
The 20-year-old added that for a holiday honoring mothers, it felt right "for me to pay homage to a time in her life because she showed me what woman-ing up really is about, so for Mother's Day, I'm about to reunite with some of my mom's old band members to do one of my favorite songs by my mom, which is called 'Bleed All Over Me.'"
Growing up, the proud daughter said she was her "mom's biggest fan" and every night, she dreamed about riding on "the security guard's shoulders and watch her perform."
Following Willow’s touching tribute, the former Wicked Wisdom lead singer held back tears as she went to hug her loving daughter.
In an Instagram post, Jada wrote that she was overjoyed and thankful that Willow decided to honor her with such a thoughtful gift.
“She decided to perform one her fav songs she would watch me perform when she was on tour with me. My heart burst in a thousand different ways having my daughter honor me in this way. I love you Willow,” the 49-year-old said.
Despite the effort of reuniting Wicked Wisdom members Honore, Taylor Graves and Ronald Bruner Jr., Willow said it was all worth it for “just that one tear,” Today reported.