As reported by TMZ, in a surprising twist, Will Smith, who has maintained a conspicuous silence amid Jada Pinkett Smith’s recent media revelations, has finally broken his silence. The actor, known for his guarded demeanor during recent disclosures, sent an email discussing Jada’s interview with The New York Times on Oct. 14, offering a candid perspective on his wife’s new book and their life together.
Jada’s memoir has been making headlines due to its candid revelations, and this is the first time that Will has publicly reacted to the revelations. In an email to the Times, Will Smith acknowledged that JPS’s memoir “kind of woke him up.” He went on to express his newfound appreciation for Jada, stating that he now recognizes her as “more resilient, clever, and compassionate than he’d understood.”
In a direct quote, Will Smith stated, “When you’ve been with someone for more than half of your life, a sort of emotional blindness sets in, and you can all too easily lose your sensitivity to their hidden nuances and subtle beauties.”
Will’s sentiment carries significance, given that Jada’s recent revelations have stirred up considerable controversy and sparked renewed debates about their relationship.
A key point of contention in their relationship was brought to the forefront during a candid “Red Table Talk” chat a few years ago where Jada seemed to encourage Will to discuss her “entanglement.” However, it now appears that Will Smith is embracing the transparency, unbothered by the intimate details revealed to the public.
The New York Times interview also unveiled Jada’s personal feelings, including her hurt over Chris Rock’s Netflix special in which he made jokes about her and Will. Additionally, she candidly shared her experiences with ayahuasca, including a session with Will after the infamous Oscars incident.
Will Smith’s newfound openness signals a shift in their public image, and perhaps a new chapter in their evolving relationship. With Jada’s book, their private lives have become the subject of public discourse once again.
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Source: Black Enterprise