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‘PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS’ Report: Jaden Smith Seeks Emancipation Will and Jaden Smith in Seoul on May 7. (Lee Jin-man/AP)

Report: Jaden Smith Seeks Emancipation

Kids these days. Jaden Smith, 14, apparently wants to be emancipated from his famous parents, according to a report in Britain’s The Sun. According to the paper, Will Smith said Jaden wants to be legally free from his parents when he turns 15. “I know if we can do this, he can be an emancipated minor, because he really wants his own place, like ooh,” Will Smith said. Smith said he grew up with a strict father, so he sympathizes with his son’s desire to be on his own—although Smith said he and his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, don’t believe in punishment. So what exactly is Jaden complaining about then?

May 15, 2013 7:32 AM