Hollywood actor Will Smith, who rose to stardom two decades ago as a rapper and a rambunctious youth on “The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air,” said something so absurd during an interview this Sunday that it appears whatever “freshness” he once possessed has long ago gone stale.
“If people keep saying all the crazy kinds of stuff they’ve been saying on the news lately about walls and Muslims, they’re going to force me into the political arena,” Smith told CBS News regarding 2016 GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s recent spate of comments about Muslim immigration.
When asked to specify which office he would speak, Smith replied, “I mean, I gotta be president.”
Apparently, billionaire business magnet Donald Trump suggesting that we prioritize our national security by protecting ourselves from illegal immigrants and radical Islamists makes zero sense to Mr. Smith.
What does make sense to him, ironically enough, is someone with zero relevant business or political experience — except for supporting radicals — entering into one of the most important races of our time.
Even more ironic is that Smith went on to explain how he teaches his kids to be “as unrealistic as possible, and then figure out how to make it real.”
“The best things that have ever happened, ever, were unrealistic before they happened,” he explained. “So for me, I think being the biggest movie star in the world as a goal actually was too small!”