Don’t do drugs: Willow Smith says she feels more productive since quitting marijuana

Willow Smith

According to Willow Smith, she feels more productive since quitting marijuana.

The 19-year-old singer hasn’t used marijuana for three months and her decision has prompted her to pursue a number of ambitions, including learning Spanish and doing yoga.

She said: “I know this sounds cheesy, but around the time I stopped smoking, I started doing a lot of yoga and I just excelled because I was putting all of my energy into that. I wasn’t doing anything else and I was like, ‘Wow, what if I was doing this with everything?’ And then it really made me think, ‘What have I been missing? What have I been not putting my all into or not putting all of my brainpower into?'”

Willow Smith and mother Jada Pinkett Smith.

‘When I stopped smoking it was a really big eye-opener.’

—Willow Smith

Willow also revealed how the decision has changed things in her social life. She told the latest episode of her family’s ‘Red Table Talk’ Facebook show: “When I stopped smoking it was a really big eye-opener. There are so many people that I called friends in my life who just [drifted away]. It really made me think, like, ‘This is really interesting.'”

Willow’s grandmother, Adrienne Banfield-Jones, has also battled drug issues in the past. And Jada Pinkett Smith – who is Adrienne’s daughter and Willow’s mother – has discussed her own mother’s experiences of drugs.

The Hollywood actress said: “My mother was just revealing the many times that she had overdosed, which I didn’t know. I didn’t have knowledge of that. The great thing about Gam, and one of the reasons why I wanted to have this episode, is she’s in her 30th year of sobriety and she has so much information to offer to those who are struggling right now.”