Pop sensation Willow Smith made headlines recently when she told U.K. newspaper the Telegraph, “I never really get to go to school because I am always on tour or with my father. There is a tutor most of the time, but usually I am working, so I never get to do the lessons.” Though 10-year-old Smith isn’t like most kids who must go to school and follow traditional avenues of reaching success, there is such a thing as being overly precocious. She already has a hit song, “Whip My Hair,” which has sold more than 137,000 downloads. Talent and fame aside, what’s the rush? Dude, you’ve literally got your entire life ahead of you! As Smith told the paper, “Famousness is awesomeness … but some parts of famousness can be hard.”
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