Willow Smith revealed that she used to self-harm and opened up about the reason she quit cutting herself.
Speaking to PEOPLE magazine, Willow revealed that she was unprepared following the success of her single, "Whip My Hair."
“I was super young, and I had a dream, but all I really wanted to do was sing and I didn’t equate that with all the business and the stress that ended up coming with it,” the 18-year-old told the entertainment outlet. “I was just like, ‘Whoa, this is not the life that I want.'"
She then shaved her head and shortly after, began cutting, which she says, provided her with “a physical release of all the intangible pain that’s happening in your heart and in your mind.”
Eventually, Willow realized that cutting was not the right way to handle her emotions.
“I was like, ‘This is pointless — my body is a temple,’ and I completely stopped. It seemed literally psychotic after a certain point because I had learned to see myself as worthy," she revealed.