Jaden and Willow Smith have everyone scratching their heads over some statements in a new joint interview with New York Times' T magazine.
The 16-year-old son and 14-year-old daughter of actors Will and Jada Pinkett Smith gave what many are calling bizarre responses to questions about the meaning behind their art and music.
When asked about what they'd been reading, Willow said "quantum physics" and the works of Indian guru Osho, while Jaden said he was reading "ancient texts" and "things that can't be pre-dated." Wonder what it's like to be in that book club.
They were also asked if they felt like life was moving too fast. Willow said she "can make [time] go slow or fast ... and that's how [she] knows it doesn't exist." Uhh, like Hermione Granger's Time-Turner in The Prisoner of Azkaban? Or does she have time-traveling DeLorean, like from Back to the Future?
Jaden also revealed a strange theory about the idea of breathing, which is a theme that reoccurs in his songs. He and his sister explained:
"Willow: Breathing is meditation; life is a meditation. You have to breathe in order to live, so breathing is how you get in touch with the sacred space of your heart.
Jaden: When babies are born, their soft spots bump: It has, like, a heartbeat in it. That's because energy is coming through their body, up and down.
Willow: Prana energy.
Jaden: It's prana energy because they still breathe through their stomach. They remember. Babies remember.
Willow: When they're in the stomach, they're so aware, putting all their bones together, putting all their ligaments together. But they're shocked by this harsh world.
Jaden: By the chemicals and things, and then slowly…
Willow: As they grow up, they start losing.
Jaden: You know, they become just like us."
Both siblings have new music out. Willow's new album Three is on iTunes and Jaden is also releasing Volume Two of his Cool Tapes album.
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