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Will Smith watched his children perform at Coachella with utmost pride, calls it 'Willowchella'

The California music festival came back for its first weekend on Friday, with performances from the likes of Bad Bunny, Blackpink and Frank Ocean.

Will Smith watched his children perform at Coachella with utmost pride, calls it 'Willowchella'
Cover Image Source: (L) 2023 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Weekend 1 - Day 3 and (R) Premiere Of Netflix's "Bright" - Arrivals - Getty Images/ Monica Schipper and Frazer Harrison

Will Smith had a proud dad moment this weekend while seeing his children perform at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. The actor looked extremely happy in an Instagram video, surrounded by the crowd watching his 22-year-old daughter Willow perform a solo set on Sunday night. She was also joined by her brother Jaden on stage, reported Evening Standard. The California music festival came back for its first weekend on Friday with Bad Bunny, Blackpink and Frank Ocean.

Image Source: 2023 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Weekend 1 - Day 3 - Getty Images/ Monica Schipper
Image Source: 2023 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Weekend 1 - Day 3 - Getty Images/ Monica Schipper

Smith captioned the video, “WILLOWCHELLA!!” The video went viral with more than 2 million views. People on social media were overjoyed to see the actor share such a precious moment. @irienow commented, "That’s genuine pride and selfless adoration right there! Not Will being famous, just a proud dad beaming over his child!" @chozen1one1 wrote, "Aaaahhhhh I knew he was going to be there!!!!" @_jamaliette_ expressed, "Must be such a cool thing to be able to watch your own daughter on stage but even more so, at Coachella!"

@tamaragarrisonthomas commented, "Aww proud dad!" @ngkxox wrote, "@willsmith in full concert Dad model. I love that the audience was so enthralled with her they didn’t realize who was standing there with them!" @arjunsadiofficial expressed, "What a feeling to see your child up there."

Smith has not made any public appearances since his 2022 Oscars incident. However, he could not miss his children's performances. It was a memorable moment for the actor and his family.



 

Jaden was also very proud of his sister. He was seen wearing a t-shirt that read "Willow's brother" under his black leather jacket. The brother-sister duo performed a rendition of their "Summertime in Paris" collaboration for the audience. When the song came to an end, the two shared a warm hug and sang each other's praises, with Willow calling her brother her favorite person.

Smith has two children, Willow and Jaden, with his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, and is also father to son Trey with his former wife, Sheree Zampino. Willow released her latest album, "Coping Mechanism," in October 2022. She announced the release of the album on Instagram and posted a clip of the music video for "ur a stranger," which has Paris Jackson in it, reports PEOPLE.

Image Source: 2022 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones - Arrivals - Getty Images/ Frazer Harrison
Image Source: 2022 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones - Arrivals - Getty Images/ Frazer Harrison

Willow also co-hosts a show with her mother and grandmother called "Red Table Talk." She has spoken about her love and sex life and also opened up about being polyamorous. "I would definitely want one man and one woman," Willow said. "I feel like I could be polyfidelitous with those two people."

Sunday night's Coachella show was also the return of Ocean, who made his first live performance since 2017. The crowd was expecting him to announce a new album, but he cleared all the rumors. “I wanna talk about why we’re here today,” he said. “It’s not because of a new album. Not that there’s not a new album, but it’s not right now.” The performance was delayed by an hour. However, Frank performed songs like "Chanel," "Solo" and "Ferrari," according to the Independent.



 

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