Will Smith does not rule out running for political office “at some point.”
The actor, best known for his roles in “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and “Men In Black,” said in a new interview that he is not opposed to entering the world of public office.
“I think for now I’ll let that office clean up a bit and then I’ll consider it at some point,” Smith, 52, said on the “Pod Save America Podcast.”
The actor went on to say that he plans to “certainly do my part, whether it remains artistic or, at some point, ventures into the political arena.”
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Smith also spoke about his experiences with racism and shared that it has been called the N word “fix or six times.”
“Fortunately for my psyche, a smart person never called me N-word. So I grew up with the impression that racists and racism are stupid and easy to overcome, I just had to be smarter,” he said. shared.
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He said that once he started in Hollywood, he began to notice “a difference between ignorance and evil.”
“Ignorance prevails more than blatant evil, which is why I have always been encouraged that the process of education and understanding can alleviate some of the most dangerous and difficult aspects of racism that, sadly, have been embedded in the very fibers of our country. “, He said. saying.
Smith is currently promoting his new Netflix series, “Modify: Struggle for America.”