Willow Smith may be only 13, but she's got an old-soul vibe about her.
The precocious "Whip My Hair" singer revealed recently to V magazine why she turned down the titular role in the upcoming remake of Annie, in which the role of Daddy Warbucks was at one point going to be played by her real dad, Will Smith, who is producing the movie musical along with Jay Z.
"I just wanted to chill, and be at home, and decompress, and just find out what I wanna do and where I stand on this planet, with the little tiny place we have," Willow said, per excerpts from her interview exclusively obtained by E! News.
That sounds like quite the heavy reason for such a young kid. But any daughter of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith's is surely going to have her own notions about showbiz...
"I just feel like I want to do it different than the world's ready for," Willow, who made her feature-film debut at 6 alongside her pops in I Am Legend, said.
So, no hard feelings now that Quvenzhané Wallis is going to play Annie opposite Jamie Foxx.
"I'm enjoying just being independent and doing my own thing," the seventh-grader said.
Willow also did a photo shoot with Karl Lagerfeld, with styling by Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele, for the usually pretty provocative V, which has seen the likes of Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga and Kristen Stewart show plenty of skin for its pages—but of course Willow is a kid, and there's nothing to raise an eyebrow here.
She does seem to have an affinity for ear-piercing already, so we'll see what the pint-size fashionista comes up with when she turns 18.
"I can never tell what I'm gonna wear," Willow told V about her signature style. "I kind of just put on whatever feels right. Sometimes that's Converse and a T-shirt, sometimes it's Givenchy heels and leather pants."
She described Lagerfeld, whose Paris studio she visited in October, as "very, very friendly and open. I thought he was gonna be really mysterious, like peering over his glasses, evaluating. But he was just awesome. I don't have words, because he's such a huge icon."
Well, she's got to have a childlike sense of awe about something, right?