In this May 16 photo, Will Smith, left, and Jaden Smith attend “After Earth” Day at the Miami Science Museum in Miami, Fla. The film, “After Earth,” opens May 31 in the US, and is set in a future where nature has turned on humans and survivors were forced to start a new civilization on another planet. Jaden plays a trainee trying to follow in the footsteps of his father, a famous military leader played by Smith. (Photo by Jeff Daly/Invision/AP, File) by Ryan Pearson TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. (AP) — Will Smith has a new outlook on teenagers: Parents do indeed understand. The rapper-turned-actor says he’s “grown a lot” since writing the Grammy-winning 1988 hit that humorously declared they didn’t.