‘Red Table Talk’: Are Will Smith and His Ex-Wife Sheree Zampino Friends Now?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Sheree Zampino and Will Smith

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith’s relationship has been a subject of dialog and controversy ever since they obtained collectively, partially due to how well-known every of them is and partially due to the thriller that surrounds their relationship. Before Will was with Jada, he was married to Sheree Zampino. What is Will’s relationship with Sheree like now?

Sheree Zampino and Will Smith
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Will Smith and Sheree Zampino’s relationship

The attention-grabbing factor about Will and Zampino’s relationship is that Will really met his first spouse when he meant to fulfill Jada. He had been wanting to fulfill Jada since seeing her on A Different World.

“I went to Different World to meet Jada and met Sheree and ended up marrying Sheree and having Trey with Sheree,” Smith stated on Red Table Talk, in line with The List. “I didn’t meet Jada that day … we had all these near misses.”

After assembly on the set of A Different World, Will and Zampino obtained married in 1992 and had their son Trey. When Will did finally meet Jada, he realized how robust their bond was, however he by no means meant to divorce his spouse. So, as a substitute, Zampino filed for divorce.

According to Zampino, it wasn’t infidelity that induced the top of the connection.

“Our marriage ended because we were so young,” Zampino wrote on Facebook. “It’s just a lot of responsibility. Marriage is not easy. Especially at that age.”

Will married Jada in 1997.

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Sheree Zampino, Will Smith, and son Trey Smith | Ron Eisenberg/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

Will and Sheree’s relationship

For Zampino, shifting on together with her life after Will wasn’t onerous.

“At the time I got divorced, it was a long, long, long time ago,” she just lately advised Fox News. “Social media wasn’t even in existence. So I didn’t deal with it in such a public way. When we got divorced, it was obvious that we didn’t work. But now, it’s about our son. I’m telling you, we made the shift beautifully.”

Will and Zampino have come to a degree the place they’ll co-parent nearly seemlessly.

“I’m not saying it was problem-free and we didn’t encounter any bumps,” stated Zampino. “But I think that in terms of co-parenting, we’re more successful, a lot more successful actually, than in a marriage dynamic. We were put on this Earth to be co-parents. That’s what we did and that’s what we’re doing. We love each other and it’s been amazing. It’s been a blessing.”

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Do Jada Pinkett Smith and Sheree Zampino get alongside?

In the start, Jada and Zampino didn’t get alongside however finally Jada needed to come to phrases with the truth that Zampino was going to be round without end.

“One of the coping mechanisms with me with Sheree was really, like, ‘Hey, she gifted me.’ She really did. She gifted me,” Jada stated, in line with Oprah Magazine. “I started to put that into my psychology. She’s not an enemy. She did me a favor. But then on top of that, I had to go into an even deeper psychology of, ‘She’s Trey’s mother,’ as my relationship with Trey deepened.”

Now, the three have a relationship the place they’ll co-parent with none of the animosity that coloured the start of their relationship.

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