Jaden Smith recently went viral when old comments of his saying he’s grateful he “spent my childhood with more adults than I did with kids my age,” and that now people around his age of 23 are just obsessed with their phones and don’t “talk about the political and economic state of the world.”

Smith told BigBoyTV that this lofty wisdom beyond his age was bestowed upon him because his parents Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith “put me at the head of the table,” and always made him watch their negotiations and debates about film projects they were considering. Hearing industry experts “talk numbers, talk crazy stuff,” with his parents from a young age apparently unlocked a dimension of Smith’s mind that normal humans simply don’t have access to.

“I go around sometimes and I hang around with other people my age, and they’re just … look at my phone! Selfie!” Smith said, accented with some incoherent babbling to fully communicate how brain-dead everyone else his age apparently is. “Can we talk about the political and economic state of the world right now? Can we talk about what’s going on with the environment?” Jaden asked.

“Don’t worry, I like to turn up, I like to flex. I like to play songs loud and jump in the crowd in Atlanta, but you know, I’m always looking for that next thing. I’m not just satisfied at, like, a party,” Smith also added. His full comments are available below:


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While some people may have been offended by Smith’s comments, most have taken the opportunity to troll the young celebrity for what are pretty lofty expectations for a younger generation.

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