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It’s looks like Will Smith and wife Jada Pinkett Smith have a new problem on their hands. According to reports, the Hollywood couple is under investigation by the Los Angeles Department of Children And Family Services over a social media post of their 13-year-old daughter in bed with 20-year-old actor and friend Moises Arias.
“The investigation was formally opened last week and is being taken very seriously by the department,” an insider told RadarOnline.com. “Will and Jada Pinkett Smith have been extremely cooperative with officials. Of course, they aren’t happy that their parenting skills are under scrutiny, but they understand.”
The source added, “Social workers will also be talking separately with Willow, and they also want to talk to the young man in the picture with her as well. This won’t just be one or two visits with the family, and it will likely be an open investigation for at least a month, out of an abundance of caution.”
In response to the backlash, Jada told reporters it was no big deal. “Here’s the deal,” she said on May 7. “There was nothing sexual about that picture or that situation. You guys are projecting your trash onto it. You’re acting like covert pedophiles and that’s not cool.”
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