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Will Smith’s Comments About Divorcing Jada Pinkett Smith Are Turning Heads

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Will Smith’s Comments About Divorcing Jada Pinkett Smith Are Turning Heads

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Will Smith’s comments about divorcing Jada Pinkett Smith are turning heads.

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And it comes as people are calling to cancel Jada Pinkett Smith after the trailer for her new Red Table Talk show.

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Now, it’s been a difficult couple of years for Will Smith.

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Particularly when it comes to his personal life.

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As we know, things kicked off for Will when Jada Pinkett Smith’s alleged affair thrust the pair into the spotlight.

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For years now, rumors of infidelity between her and her husband, Will Smith, have been rife… But a whole new rumor emerged.

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Reports had been alleging eye-opening new details about the pair’s marriage…

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And shockingly the situation continued to develop as Will also admitted that he “cheated” on his wife.

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The couple initially met all the way back in 1994.

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Jada was only nineteen when she auditioned to play the role of Will’s girlfriend in the hit sitcom, Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. 

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But the pair hit it off right away.

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At 6’2, Will towers over Jada, who is only 5′. But from the audition, Will and Jada built a friendship that soon turned into a romance.

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Though Will was married to Sheree Fletcher at the time when they met…

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In an interview with Access, Jada admitted that Will was still technically married when they started dating. “He was ‘div’,” she said. “The ‘orced’ hadn’t happened yet.” Will and Sheree divorced in 1995 and they continued to share custody of their son, Trey.

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It didn’t take long for Will to make his moves on Jada…

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Upon the breakdown of his marriage, Will had asked Jada if she was “seeing anyone,” and her response was “no.” “Cool, you’re seeing me now,” Will had smoothly told her.

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They appeared to be the perfect couple…

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And, just 2 years later in 1997, Will and Jada had tied the knot in a private ceremony at the Cloisters Mansion in Jada’s hometown of Baltimore.

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It wasn’t long after they announced Jada was pregnant with their first child…

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Jaden, who is twenty-three, was born a year after they married, followed by Willow, who is twenty-one.

Both Jaden and Willow have embarked on careers as musicians since they were teenagers and they’re now proving to be very popular, particularly in the hip-hop and rap scene.

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The Smiths seem like the perfect family…

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But nothing is ever as perfect as it seems, right?

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And sadly that seems to be the case for Jada and Will…

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In 2013, fans went wild when Jada allegedly hinted that she and Will were in an open relationship.

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During a HuffPost Live Interview back in 2013, Jada confirmed the rumors…

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“I’ve always told Will, ‘You can do whatever you want as long as you can look at yourself in the mirror and be okay.’ Because, at the end of the day, Will is his own man. I’m here as his partner, but he is his own man. He has to decide who he wants to be and that’s not for me to do for him. Or vice versa.”

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Taking to Facebook shortly after the interview, Jada opened her post with the question, “Open marriage?…”

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She then explained: “The statement I made in regard to, ‘Will can do whatever he wants,’ has illuminated the need to discuss the relationship between trust and love and how they co-exist.”

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On TIDAL’s Rap Radar podcast in 2018, Will also opened up about their marriage…

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He said: “We don’t even say we’re married anymore. We refer to ourselves as ‘life partners,’ where you get into that space where you realize you are literally with somebody for the rest of your life. There are no deal-breakers. There’s nothing she could do – ever – nothing that would break our relationship.”

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This solidified rumors about the couple’s unique relationship.

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However, shortly after, a whole new spanner was thrown into the works.

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In 2020, singer August Alsina came forward with some pretty eye-opening claims about Jada…

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He had hinted strongly that he had engaged in a consensual relationship with Jada in his song “Nunya.”

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And, to make this story even more scandalous…

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He alleged that the relationship, which spanned over several years, “was approved by her husband Will.” What?

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In an interview with The Breakfast Club’s Angela Yee, August said…

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LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 25: August Alsina at the 2017 BET Awards at Staples Center on June 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for BET)

“I actually sat down with Will and had a conversation. Due to the transformation from their marriage to their life partnership that they spoken on several times, and not involving romanticism, he gave me his blessing.”

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He continued…

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“I totally gave myself to that relationship for years of my life. I truly and really, really deeply loved, and have a ton of love for her. I devoted myself to it, I gave my full self to it. So much so to the point that I can die right now and be OK with knowing that I truly gave myself to somebody,” he said.

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He concluded…

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“I really loved the person that I experienced that [with] and know what [that feels] like – if some people never get that in this lifetime.”

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After August’s controversial comments…

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Jada took to The Red Table to discuss the issue.

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Okay, anyone who is familiar with the Smith family will be aware of their infamous Red Table.

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Jada, alongside her daughter, Willow, hosts her own online chat show, Red Table Talk, where people sit around a red table, or sometimes on a red couch, and talk candidly about their own personal issues and experiences.

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The full Smith family has appeared on Red Table Talk several times before…

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And Will and Jada have candidly talked about their own relationship and family life.

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But in this particular episode, she confessed it all…

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And, just months later, Will Smith also made some admissions of his own…

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In a cover story with GQ Magazine in September 2021, the actor confessed that he also had other s*xual relations during his marriage to Jada.

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“Jada never believed in conventional marriage… Jada had family members that had an unconventional relationship,” he said. “So she grew up in a way that was very different than how I grew up. There were significant endless discussions about, what is relational perfection? What is the perfect way to interact as a couple? And for the large part of our relationship, monogamy was what we chose, not thinking of monogamy as the only relational perfection.”

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He continued: “The pursuit of truth is the only way to be happy in this lifetime and we sort of came to the agreement that authenticity was the release from the shackles of fame and public scrutiny.”

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The author of the GQ piece revealed that Will explained to them, that Jada wasn’t the only one that was “unfaithful” but didn’t elaborate on the details.
“We have given each other trust and freedom, with the belief that everybody has to find their own way,” Will told the publication.

“And marriage for us can’t be a prison. And I don’t suggest our road for anybody. I don’t suggest this road for anybody. But the experiences that the freedoms that we’ve given one another and the unconditional support, to me, is the highest definition of love,” he added.

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And in the wake of the Oscars incident, Red Table Talk is back…

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And people have a lot to say about its return…

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The trailer dropped on April 19, just a day before the premier.

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The press release read: “Emmy Award-Winning Red Table Talk returns with powerful & healing conversations featuring global superstar, author, and LGBTQIA+ champion Janelle Monáe, exclusives with Kim Basinger and her daughter Ireland Baldwin, the heartbroken parents of Miss USA Cheslie Kryst who tragically died by suicide earlier this year.”

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It continued: “Willow, Jaden, and Trey Smith take over the Table for the first time and victims of notorious con artists The Tinder Swindler and Anna Delvey tell their sides of the story… plus much, much more.”

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Fans have been speculating what “much, much more” could possibly mean.

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Some even theorized that Chris Rock could come up in conversation.

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Since the trailer was released, Twitter users have been sharing their thoughts on the upcoming episodes…

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One tweeted: “Jada Pinkett Smith does not deserve a talk show. She deserves to be canceled because she is evil and vile.”

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Another wrote: “Why is Jada Pinkett Smith’s Red Table Talk Season 5 not canceled? By association, right? It shouldn’t be, but isn’t that how it works? All for ratings?” 

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And now, Will Smith has made comments about divorcing Jada Pinkett Smith.

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And these comments have turned quite a few heads…

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One Twitter user believes he needs a divorce…

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“Will Smith is a broken man. He will not recover until he divorces Jada, which he said is out of the question. He sacrificed his manhood and she couldn’t give a rat’s a**. Truly pathetic…” they wrote.

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And another person prayed for the divorce…

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“I pray will smith divorces Jada and frees himself he married such a mid-a** b*tch,” they tweeted.

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According to Newsweek, Will Smith opened up about his divorce from Sheree Zampino saying it was the “worst.”

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And because of this experience, his perspective on divorce has changed quite a bit.

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According to the news outlet, he talked about the concept of divorce with MTV News in 2006…

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A very long time ago.

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But first, let’s see what his wife has said about the prospect of divorce in the past…

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“I told Will from the gate, I said let me tell you something, ‘If you marry me, know this: we’re gonna be together. We’re going to be under the same roof’… for me personally, I knew that there was no reason that he and I would ever [divorce],” she had said in a Red Table Talk episode almost 4 years ago, as per Newsweek.

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In a Red Table Talk episode, Will had said that they had to “destroy” their marriage for it to work in their struggle together.

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But, even though they “essentially” destroyed their marriage, Will said that divorce was “never even an option,” as per the news outlet.

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But, there was one particular revelation that really struck a cord with people…

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And it was the fact it seemed as though, no matter what happens, having a divorce was out of the question.

“Divorce can’t be an option. With Jada, I stood up in front of God and said, ‘Til death do us part,'” he explained to MTV.

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“So there are two possible outcomes. One, we are going to be together ’til death, or two, I am dead,” he finished.

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What do you think about his comments?

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