Did Willow Smith Get Her Tongue Pierced?

Willow Smith (left) and friend

Courtesy Willow Smith

updated 06/25/2012 AT 3:05 PM ET

originally published 06/25/2012 AT 3:25 PM ET

Willow Smith is known for taking risks when it comes to her hair and style, but would the “Whip My Hair” singer go so far as getting a provocative piercing?

Judging from a photo that has caused quite a commotion online, it appears 11-year-old Smith got her tongue pierced, alongside a friend who pierced her labret (facial lip).

But according to Gossip Cop, the backlash is unnecessary.

“It isn’t a piercing, it’s a magnet,” a source close to the Smith family tells the website. “Just a young girl having fun with accessories.”
Dahvi Shira


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