Jada Pinkett Smith, celebrated actress and wife of Hollywood powerhouse Will Smith, recently announced their unwavering commitment to stick together no matter what. This comes after a period of separation and self-discovery that helped her appreciate her relationship, not only with her husband, but also comedian Chris Rock.
The actress states that they have attempted to part ways in the past, but their journeys have led them to a place of greater self-acceptance, which in turn has fostered a deeper appreciation for each other. Acceptance, according to Pinkett Smith, is holistic and includes embracing one's partner's flaws or their “shadow”.
Unforgettable Oscars Incident
The recent Oscars incident involving Chris Rock, in which Will Smith defended his wife's honor, further solidified their bond, Pinkett Smith believes. The incident, while shocking to many, unexpectedly brought the couple closer together.
A Year Apart
During a year-long separation from Smith, Pinkett Smith landed a role in the 2017 comedy hit Girls Trip. The film, also starring Queen Latifah, Tiffany Haddish, and Regina Hall, was a box-office success racking up over million and sparking a wave of sequel chatter.
Girls Trip: A Journey Remembered
Pinkett Smith shared cherished memories of their time filming the movie, noting the lively atmosphere and spontaneous improvisation, largely initiated by co-star Tiffany Haddish. The positive experience they shared and the film's overwhelming success has left Pinkett Smith open to the possibility of a sequel.
A Potential Sequel?
When asked about the potential of Girls Trip 2, Pinkett Smith expressed that it would indeed be a delightful experience. It's clear that Pinkett Smith's journey of self-discovery has not only enriched her personal relationships, but also her career and future prospects in the film industry.