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Willow Smith is opening up about her struggles with her mental health. The 17-year-old recently spoke out during an interview with on her mom’s Red Table Talk show. Willow says that she began cutting herself back in 2010 after the release of her single “Whip My Hair”. She said “After all of that settled down and there was a lull, I was just listening to a lot of dark music and it was just so crazy,” she said. “I was just plunged into this black hole and I was cutting myself.” She added “I was kind of just in this grey area of like ‘Who am I? Do I have a purpose?” Smith added. “Is there anything that I can do beyond this?’ I honestly felt like I was experiencing so much emotional pain but my physical circumstances weren’t reflecting that.”

Willow was only 10-years-old when she started cutting herself, and says that she quit three years later. She says one night “I was just like ‘this is actually psychotic’. And after that, I just stopped.”