In a stunning revelation this week, Jada Pinkett-Smith, known for her role as the host of Red Table Talk, unveiled that she and Hollywood icon, Will Smith, whom she married back in 1997, have been living separate lives for the past seven years.
This disclosure by Jada, ahead of the highly-anticipated release of her memoir, "Worthy," on October 17, has captivated fans and headlines alike. Not to be left out of the narrative, the "King Richard" actor responded on Instagram, albeit subtly.
Smith shared a poignant video clip where he is seen comfortably lounging on a boat, dressed in cozy outerwear. As iPhone notifications rang in the background, the video bore a cryptic caption, "Notifications off," accompanied by a smiley.
To avoid conjecture, he further restricted comments on the post. He later adds in the video, showcasing his easy-going nature, "Fun fact about me, I can take a nap almost anywhere."
Jada Unveils Relationship Secrecy
The renowned couple, parents to the talented Jaden, 25, and Willow, 22, have always been in the limelight for their unique relationship dynamics.
Offering more clarity, Jada, in an enlightening conversation with the Today Show's Hoda Kotb, disclosed the reasons behind keeping their changed relationship dynamics under wraps for so long. She remarked, "I think just not being ready yet.
We were grappling with the idea of how to present our relationship to the world. By 2016, we were overwhelmed, still entangled in our perceptions of what the other ought to be." Despite the challenging times, Jada remains committed to their marital vows.
"I made a promise that we won't ever split, no matter the circumstances," she asserted. In a more intimate talk with People Magazine, she expounded on their journey, stating, "We’re still figuring it out and investing heavily in mending our bond." Ending on a hopeful note, Jada affirmed the strength of their bond, expressing, "Our love is profound. We are determined to understand what our future together entails."