Will Smith Supports Paying Higher Taxes

President Obama wants top earners to pay at least 30 percent of income in taxes.

Posted: 05/10/2012 12:15 PM EDT
Will Smith

Will Smith is a top-earning Hollywood star and he's all for President Obama's push for higher taxation for the wealthy. Obama's proposal involves taxing those who earn $1 million or more a year at least 30 percent of their income.

"I'm very supportive of that idea," Smith told the Associated Press. "America has been fantastic to me. I have no problem paying whatever I need to pay to keep my country growing."

And he'd be well over the $1 million a year income bracket. The actor was reportedly paid an estimated $20 million for the upcoming Men in Black III.


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