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Will Smith venturing into politics

Will Smith is apparently planning a career in politics and his ultimate goal is to become the US President. "He once said he could imagine becoming a US president. He wasn't joking," says his wife.
By HT Correspondent | PTI, London
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2010 07:15 PM IST

Will Smith, most bankable star in Hollywood, is apparently planning a career in politics and his ultimate goal is becoming the US President.



Will's wife Jada Pinkett Smith said that her actor husband is seriously considering swapping the big screen for politics and has his eye on one day making it all the way to the White House,

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"Will is thinking about going into politics. He once said he could imagine becoming a US president. He wasn't joking, he was quite serious about it," Will's wife says. Although Will can imagine himself replacing Barack Obama as president, Jada isn't bothered about becoming the First Lady.



"It's just not for me," she said. However, Jada does enjoy engaging in politics and her top priority is that the education system in the US is reformed. The

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actress, who raises two children, 11-year-old Jaden and nine-year-old Willow, with the actor, said, "Will and I want to leave traces on this planet – and with that I mean more important traces than just films."



Jada, 38, and Will, 41, known for their philanthropic work, by their Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation, a charity which focuses on helping youths in urban inner cities.

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