Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith have been making headlines ever since singer August Alsina revealed that he had been in a relationship (or entanglement relying on who you ask) with Jada. Will and Jada sat down on an episode of Red Table Talk to speak about what actually occurred. But an previous video that has now resurfaced reveals that the 2 might have been sad lengthy earlier than Alsina stepped onto the scene.
What occurred between August Alsina and Jada Pinkett Smith?
All of the drama began after Alsina did an interview with The Breakfast Club’s Angela Yee and talked about his relationship with Jada.
“I totally gave myself to that relationship for years of my life, and I truly and really, really deeply love and have a ton of love for her,” he mentioned. “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 even mentioned that Will was OK with the entire thing.
“I actually sat down with Will and had a conversation due to the transformation from their marriage to life partnership … he gave me his blessing,” he mentioned.
When the Smiths went on Red Table Talk they revealed that initially, the household’s relationship with Alsina was all about serving to him get wholesome. But as time went on, Alsina and Jada grew to become “entangled.” When Jada and Alsina began their relationship, Will and Jada had been already separated inside their marriage and weren’t even on talking phrases.
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Jada mentioned that she was initially with Alsina as a result of she needed to really feel good once more however finally realized that she couldn’t cover from her demons.
“I had to learn to break [my codependency] in this cycle, the idea of needing to fix and being drawn to people that need help…whether it’s your health, or whether it’s your addictions – there’s something about that childhood trauma that feels as though it can be fixed through fixing people versus fixing me,” she informed Will on the present.
Jada later revealed that she and Alsina haven’t talked shortly.
Will is completed making Jada comfortable
There have been rumors about Will and Jada’s marriage for years. But in a not too long ago resurfaced video from 2018, Will admits that he stopped making an attempt to make Jada comfortable some time in the past.
“I asked her what does she think is one of the biggest revelations that she had about love?” he mentioned within the video. “She said, ‘You cannot make a person happy.’ And I thought that was a real deep idea. You can make a person smile. You can make a person feel good. You can make a person laugh. But whether or not a person is happy is deeply and totally and utterly out of your control.”
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Eventually, Will realized it wasn’t his duty to make Jada comfortable.
“I remember the day I retired,” he mentioned. “I literally said to Jada, ‘That’s it. I retire. I retire from trying to make you happy. I need you to go make yourself happy and just prove to me that it’s even possible.”
“We realized is that we were two completely separate people on two completely separate individual journeys and that we were choosing to walk our separate journeys together,” he continued. “Her happiness was her responsibility and my happiness was my responsibility.”