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    Jayden Smith says dad Will can be embarrassing!


    by ODN

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    While his dad is thought of as one of the coolest guys in showbiz, Jayden Smith says his father Will Smith is like a normal dad and embarrasses him at times:

    "Yeah he does (embarrass me) sometimes but, you know, I'm pretty cool with it. That's how he is," said the 12-year-old.

    Jayden is currently starring in a new version of The Karate Kid opposite Jackie Chan. The martial arts expert said he was initially hesitant about remaking such a classic movie:

    "When I hear 'remake Karate Kid' I was a bit nervous. After I see the script I think it's different. It's happening in China, it's not karate, we're doing martial arts. And I'm no Miyagi, I'm Jackie Chan! Then I look at the script... wow... it's a very good story."

    Jayden plays Dre Parker, whose mother's new job means they move to China. Dre immediately falls victim to bullying and turns to maintenance man Mr Han (Jackie Chan), who is secretly a kung fu master.

    As the story is slightly different from the original eighties film, it was decided the infamous 'wax on, wax off' sequence would be left out, something Jackie was adament about:

    "The director come to ask me about 'wax on, wax off.' I said we're not going to do that. I don't want to compete. I said, 'What happened to 'jacket on, jacket off?' He said, 'What does that mean?' And I showed him and and he said 'Wow'."

    The Karate Kid is out in cinemas now.