• Unhappy with a joke about his wife, Will Smith slapped Chris Rock on stage at the Oscars on March 27.

  • On social networks, publications claim that Jada Pinkett Smith actually never wanted to marry the American actor.

  • Very viral, these posts take up comments made in 2018, with no direct link to Will Smith.

“This woman wants to push Will to ask for a divorce.

“On social networks, the reactions are numerous in reaction to publications according to which Jada Pinkett Smith would have revealed in an interview that she “never wanted to marry Will Smith”.

If these messages are particularly viral, they do not contain any link to the “interview” in question.

In the publications, the text is often accompanied by a photo in which we can see Will Smith and Jada Pinkett posing in Los Angeles at the Dolby Theater, before the Oscars ceremony on March 27.

During the ceremony, the American comedian had slapped Chris Rock on stage after a joke from the presenter about the shaved head of Jada Pinkett, who had already, in the past, publicly mentioned his alopecia (loss of hair).

Since then, Will Smith has been banned from any ceremony organized by the Academy of Oscars for ten years.


The interview in question is an excerpt from the program

Red Table Talk

, hosted in particular by Jada Pinkett and broadcast on Facebook Watch in 2018, as noted by the

New York Post.

Contrary to what viral publications suggest, in particular thanks to the recent illustration photo, there is no link between the last Oscar ceremony at the end of March and the words of Jada Pinkett, which she made in 2018, therefore.

The viral publications, however, largely divert the words of the actress.


Red Table Talk

, Jada Pinkett evokes the particular conditions in which she married Will Smith in 1997: “I had so much pressure on my shoulders.

I was a young actress [she was 26], I was pregnant and I didn't know what to do.

Will Smith was also present during this discussion.

"We only got married because Gammy [Adrienne Banfield-Norris, mother of Jada Pinkett] was crying," he joked when his wife broached the subject of their marriage.

Moreover, Jada Pinkett does not say that she "never wanted to marry Will Smith".

She says she “never wanted to get married” at all.

And to clarify that she has “never adhered to the idea of ​​marriage”.

According to viral posts, Jada Pinkett "even adds that it was an 'awful' wedding and 'crying in the aisle'".

In reality, if Will Smith's wife did claim to "have cried in the aisle" during her wedding, it was because of the particular conditions in which it took place, and not because of her relationship. with the American comedian.


Whoopi Goldberg predicts that Will Smith will sooner or later recover from "The Slap"

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Oscars 2022: Will Smith banned from any ceremony for ten years after his slap in the face of Chris Rock

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