Jaden Smith accuses YouTuber Shane Dawson of “sexualising” his sister when she was 11

"The furthest thing from funny"

Jaden Smith has called out YouTuber Shane Dawson for “sexualising” his younger sister in a resurfaced clip.

The rapper and actor, 21, tweeted yesterday (June 27) that he was “disgusted” with Dawson’s alleged behaviour, in which it’s claimed he once posted a video of himself pretending to masturbate to a Disney poster of Willow Smith, who was aged 11 at the time. The said alleged video recently surfaced on Twitter.

“You sexualising an 11-year-old girl who happens to be my sister… is the furthest thing from funny and not OK in the slightest bit,” Jaden wrote.

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The siblings’ mother, Jada Pinkett-Smith, also responded to the video resurfacing: “To Shane Dawson … I’m done with the excuses,” she wrote on Twitter.

Jaden added: “This man was also doing blackface on the regular” and then pointed followers to “support creators who support us and our morals.”

Dawson, 31, yesterday (June 27) issued an apology over videos of himself wearing blackface. “Blackface was something that I did a lot, he said. “There’s no excuse for it, there’s literally no excuse.

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“I made a video six years ago talking about it and I gave excuses, I knew it was wrong, I knew I never wanted to do it again, but I didn’t do the work. I didn’t actually look into the history of it and why it’s so wrong, and why people were so upset.

He continued: “Because my ‘excuse’ was ‘I was just being funny, I love black people, I’m not a racist. I was trying to be funny.’All of that is stupid and wrong. And I put that onto the internet as an adult, and that is insane. I’m so sorry.”

Dawson has not yet responded to the Smiths’ condemnation of the video.

Willow Smith released her third album, ‘Willow’, last year. In a three-star review NME wrote: “This dreamy, spacey, shamanistic R&B album is both slight and well-realised, proof that Willow’s talented enough to stand apart from her dynastic family.”

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