Will Smith On Barack Obama: 'I'm Available For Whatever He Needs'
After Oprah Winfrey took her star power on the road this weekend to help Barack Obama in his bid for the White House, Will Smith has also officially pledged his support to the presidential hopeful.
“I’m available for whatever he needs,” Will told Access Hollywood on Monday.
In fact, the “I Am Legend” star broke the news to Obama over the phone that he was ready and willing to help in any way possible.
“I’m not politically savvy as far as what to do, when to do it and how, so essentially I said, ‘I’m here. I support you and you let me know what you need,’” Will revealed of his chat with Obama.
Will was in Hollywood on Monday, forever cementing his handprints outside of the famed Grauman’s Chinese Theater.
Along with his handprints, which will now grace the sidewalk alongside some of Hollywood’s greatest legends, Will also carved the message “Change The World.”
“That kind of caught me off guard a little bit, so I’m honored,” Will told Access after the handprint ceremony. “It popped bigger in my mind when I got here than I had played it over the last couple of days, so I’m excited.”
And just as Will is lending his celebrity status to Obama, some of Will’s friends were on hand Monday to support their good friend.
Joining Will at the ceremony was pal Tom Cruise, along with Will’s youngest kids Willow and Jaden, as well as his “I Am Legend” co-star – Abbey the German Shepherd. His wife, Jada, was not present.
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