Willow Smith and brother Jaden felt 'shunned' by black community as they were ...

Willow Smith has been known to push some boundaries since making her musical debut back in 2010.

But the Emmy nominee hasn't always been embraced for her avant-garde aesthetic and her authentic self-expression.

She revealed Tuesday on her family's Facebook Watch talk show Red Table Talk that she and brother Jaden felt 'shunned' by the Black community over their defiance of gender norms.

Feeling shunned: Willow Smith revealed Tuesday on her family's Facebook Watch talk show Red Table Talk that she and brother Jaden felt 'shunned' by the Black community over their defiance of gender norms

Feeling shunned: Willow Smith revealed Tuesday on her family's Facebook Watch talk show Red Table Talk that she and brother Jaden felt 'shunned' by the Black community over their defiance of gender norms

Too weird: The 19-year-old opened up: 'Specifically with the African American community, I kind of felt like me and Jaden were shunned a little bit.

Too weird: The 19-year-old opened up: 'Specifically with the African American community, I kind of felt like me and Jaden were shunned a little bit. "We’re not gonna take pride in them because they’re too different. They’re too weird"' (pictured in August, 2020)

The 19-year-old opened up: 'Specifically with the African American community, I kind of felt like me and Jaden were shunned a little bit. "We’re not gonna take pride in them because they’re too different. They’re too weird."'

She added: 'Even some of our family members, I would feel they thought, "You're too different."'

It came in response to mom Jada Pinkett, 49, who opened up about her experience with mom-shaming, which was the topic of this week's show.  

Jada revealed: 'Over the years, I have had my fair share of mom-shaming. With Willow, I think the first time I got hardcore criticism, when you first cut your hair, there was a firestorm.' 

Family feud: She added: 'Even some of our family members, I would feel they thought,

Family feud: She added: 'Even some of our family members, I would feel they thought, "You're too different"'

Mom-shaming: It came in response to mom Jada Pinkett, 49, who opened up about her experience with mom-shaming, which was the topic of this week's show

Mom-shaming: It came in response to mom Jada Pinkett, 49, who opened up about her experience with mom-shaming, which was the topic of this week's show

Firestorm of criticism: Jada revealed: 'Over the years, I have had my fair share of mom-shaming. With Willow, I think the first time I got hardcore criticism, when you first cut your hair, there was a firestorm'

Firestorm of criticism: Jada revealed: 'Over the years, I have had my fair share of mom-shaming. With Willow, I think the first time I got hardcore criticism, when you first cut your hair, there was a firestorm'

Willow and Jaden, 22, have long been known for their gender fluid presentations, Willow shaving her head and her brother opting for skirts on occasion. 

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