Will Smith talks about his oldest son Trey, reveals why they ‘struggled’ for years after he divorced his mother
Actor Will Smith got enthusiastic as he tightened his lips to uncovered he attempted to change his relationship with his oldest son,Trey Smith, 26, in the wake of divorcing from his mother,Sheree Fletcher.
Smith uploaded a passionate Instagram video of himself from his Abu Dhabi inn room, where he talked about his relationship with his his oldest son.
In the inscription, the dad of three wrote, “It has not generally been similar to this between Trey and I. We STRUGGLED FOR YEARS after my Divorce from his Mother. He felt double-crossed and relinquished.”
He added “It is a Wild Blessing to recover and reestablish a Loving Relationship with My Beautiful Son! @treysmith0011.”
In the video, Smith started clarifying, “So I’m in Abu Dhabi at the F1. I brought my child Trey. We been hanging and typically I take my children independently on stuff to make sure they have their individual daddy time,” Smith said.
He proceeded, “So we been doing this, me and him hanging out at the F1. What’s more, he simply hit me with, ‘You know what father? I simply acknowledged you’re not simply my father.’ just realized you’re not just my dad.’ He paused and he said, ‘I’m pretty sure you’re my best friend.’”
The on-screen character got emotional as he pursed his lips and said, “I was like, ‘Whoo. Yeah, man. Probably. Probably.”
Will Smith wedded Trey’s mom, Sheree Zampino, in 1992 before the two divorced in 1995. Despite splitting from her, the actor has remained friends with Zampino, including his current wife Jada Pinkett Smith.
Watch the video beneath.