Jaden Smith, "The Karate Kid" Star, Comes Out Of The Closet: Says He's Dating Rapper Tyler, The Creator
Will Smith's Son Jaden Smith, The Karate Kid Star Dating His Gay Boyfriend Rapper, The Creator
- Jaden Smith, actor, and aspiring singer came out of the closet.
- The 20-year-old The Karate Kid actor said he is dating rapper Tyler, the Creator during the Camp Flog Gnaw, at Dodger Stadium, LA.
- He later confirmed his relationship to the rapper while promoting his newest project The Sunset Tapes: A Cool Tape Story on Apple Music's Beats 1 Radio.
It's been around a week since the rumor regarding the sexuality of the aspiring actor Jaden Smith sparked. And now the rumor is confirmed and Jaden Smith is officially a gay.
Smith, 20, son of actor Will Smith and actress Jada Pinkett Smith confirmed he is a gay while promoting his new project, The Sunset Tapes: A Cool Tape Story on Apple Music's Beats 1 Radio on Friday, 16 November. He said,
I recently said that Tyler, the Creator is my boyfriend, and that's true. So, just so you know.
Earlier that week, Smith took the stage at the Camp Flog Gnaw, Dodger Stadium, LA to announce that the rapper Tyler, the Creator was his boyfriend. Jaden brought his feeling for the rapper out while praising his work on the stage. He said,
I just want to say Tyler, the Creator is the best friend in the world and I love him so f**king much,” Jaden said. "And I want tell you guys something. I want to tell you. Tyler doesn’t want to say, but Tyler’s my mother f**king boyfriend, and he’s been my mother f**king boyfriend my whole f**king life. Tyler, the Creator is my f**king boyfriend. It’s true.
A Twitter handler who goes by name Odd Future shared the clip of the moment when Jaden announced the rapper, 27, as his boyfriend.
Jaden Smith says that Tyler, The Creator is his boyfriend: pic.twitter.com/tJb8kp08WU
— Odd Future (@itsOddFuture) November 14, 2018
Though Tyler, the Creator seemed to deny the announcement at that time, Jaden confirmed it later in the interview with the Beats 1 Radio.
Jaden also discussed his past relationship with his ex-girlfriend Odessa Aldon. His latest song is believed to be dedicated to Aldon. He said of his song,
I did really f**k up in my relationship with Odessa, and this song is kind of like me being like, 'Yo, I'm sorry,' because I am sorry, and I've already said sorry to her a million times, but this is me saying sorry to her again.
He further said,
That's what this song is. It's kind of sad, high key. I made this in Hawaii, and I was sad.
Meanwhile, rapper Tyler, the Creator is yet to confirm his relationship with the actor.