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Will Smith: Sure, Tax Me More

Actor supports higher taxes for the rich
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted May 8, 2012 8:51 AM CDT
Will Smith: Sure, Tax Me More
Actor Will Smith gestures during the Japan premiere of his film " Men in Black III " in Tokyo, Tuesday, May 8, 2012.   (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

(Newser) – President Obama has another high-profile backer of his call for higher taxes on the wealthy: Will Smith. "I'm very supportive of that idea," Smith told the AP while promoting Men in Black III, for which he earned an estimated $20 million. "America has been fantastic to me. I have no problem paying whatever I need to pay to keep my country growing." (Read more Will Smith stories.)

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