Will Smith Opens Up About Emotional Struggles with Eldest Son

By Jessica Bennett |

LAS VEGAS – NOV 19: Will Smith, Trey Smith at the 16th Latin GRAMMY Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on November 19, 2015 in Las Vegas, NV

The Smith family has been extremely transparent as of late. In addition to Jada’s Facebook hit, Red Table Talk, Will has used his Instagram page as a tool of encouragement for 25.5 million followers. In a recent post, the actor comes close to tears while discussing his eldest son, Trey Smith, 26, revealing that their relationship was strained for years.

“It has not always been like this between Trey & I,” he captioned the video. “We STRUGGLED FOR YEARS after my Divorce from his Mother. He felt betrayed & abandoned. It is a Wild Blessing to recover & restore a Loving Relationship with My Beautiful Son! @treysmith0011.”

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