Former Will Smith Press Secretary Battles Hollywood’s Oligarchs: ‘They’re a Cash Cow’

Will and Jada Pinkett Smith may be quiet about their plans to start a film production company, but their former press agent is not. Peter Kim spent nearly a decade as Will Smith’s publicist….

Former Will Smith Press Secretary Battles Hollywood’s Oligarchs: 'They're a Cash Cow'

Will and Jada Pinkett Smith may be quiet about their plans to start a film production company, but their former press agent is not.

Peter Kim spent nearly a decade as Will Smith’s publicist.

Now he’s trying to get the media to take a page from Taylor Swift’s book and go silent on the Smiths.

In a petition for a California Bureau of Production State Revocation, filed in Sacramento, Kim calls on the state to stop licensing the Smiths because they’re an “extravagant and shameless couple.”

In the petition, Kim continues to slam the Smiths as “discrediting Western Civilization” by planning to live in a $40 million home on upstate New York’s Wolf Mountain.

The home has been the subject of attacks by the homeschooling parents of the Hollywood actors’ children.

The petition also questions how money the couple are preparing to spend on a $5 million diamond necklace, along with a $6 million dollar home in Malibu, can be used for a film production company.

Kim, who notes he is not a competitor of Smith’s production company in any way, sees them as a cash cow.

“Their squandering of their celebrity power to further their own egos and free-spending lifestyle is utterly insufferable,” the petition states.

Kady Staudt, the document’s main author, said she approached Kim to start a petition after having some of the actor’s own suggestions.

“I wanted to do this to address a sense of contempt that comes with this issue,” Staudt said. “I felt like we were living in a hateful culture.”

She believes the Smiths, who helped raise millions of dollars for charity, have “too much compassion.”

“This isn’t about Will and Jada, this is about what is happening around us,” she said.

Ana Zeka, who has a 19-year-old daughter whose boyfriend is involved in the controversy surrounding the Wolf Mountain project, said she wishes Will Smith would reveal exactly what the couple plans to do with the remaining $7 million to cover the land purchase.

“Hopefully he can bring more attention to it because it is very serious,” Zeka said.

Kim’s petition seeks to have the Smiths’ production license revoked, then the property, cars and pets will be handed over to the city of Glens Falls.

“We think Glens Falls is absolutely the best place,” said Kim. “Glens Falls is a community first. They work really well with all different types of issues.”

In his petition, Kim continues to attack the Smiths, claiming they are “advertising themselves to the world.”

Kim said he is only bringing attention to the issue in hopes of making a point.

“I am not a bad guy,” he said. “I have no agenda other than to make sure people know what is going on.”

Kim first became aware of the backlash to Will and Jada’s plans in October 2017, when the homeschooling parents of Will Smith’s children started criticism.

Kim said he hasn’t had a chance to read the petition, but will pursue it.

“We want to do it really well,” he said. “The political process is a slow, arduous process. But I’m gonna make sure we do it right.”

His sentiments echo what the children’s mother, Adrienne Banfield-Jones, told FoxNews.com.

“We’re a normal family that just happens to make movies,” Banfield-Jones said in March. “It’s a private matter.”

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