Will Smith once revealed in a recently surfaced clip that he considered leaving Jada Pinkett Smith several years ago after he asked her to “f*** up” in front of a group of his friends. was asked to
The stars who exchanged vows in December 1997 have been the center of unprecedented scrutiny over the past two weeks, when Smith slapped Chris Rock on stage at the Oscars in response to a joke he made about Pinkett Smith.
October 2018 episode of Pinkett Smith’s Facebook Watch Show, red table talkhas since re-surfaced, showing Smith that he and his wife almost never made it down the aisle because started The actress once swore to him.
While talking with Pinkett Smith, the couple’s daughter, Willow Smith, and her mother-in-law, Adrienne Banfield-Norris, the actor revealed that the incident took place in front of 20 guests they were entertaining at a pre-wedding party.
“I grabbed a newspaper and I said, get it!” Smith said, as he remembered hitting Pinkett Smith on the head, before saying: “‘Can I talk to you in another room, please?'”
She said: “We went to the other room, and I said, ‘Jada, here’s the deal: I grew up in a house where I saw my father punch my mother in the face, and I wouldn’t make the house, a Space, a conversation with a person where there is abuse and violence.’
“If you have to talk to me like this, we can’t be together. We’re not going to use any vulgarity in our conversation. We’re not going to raise our voices. We’re not going to be violent. I can’t do it.'”
Smith recalled how Pinkett Smith asked in apparent disbelief if he would really end their relationship “in a few words”.
“I was like, ‘Yeah, I just did! We’re not cursing!'” Smith recalled of their conversation. “And there were tears in her eyes, and she was like, ‘Okay.'”
“20 years ago we used profanity in any conversation,” Smith said. “We never used slang in an argument, we never raised our voices, we took communication courses, all that – and there was never violence.”
When Banfield-Norris asked Pinkett Smith what she had done with her anger where she didn’t raise her voice, the actress replied: “You really have to discipline yourself.
“For me, I had to discipline myself and really manage within myself to say, ‘Okay, what are you angry about? I can
“Because really, you’re not communicating when you’re talking to each other in anger. What I realized is like you’re spanking someone you love. “
While Smith stuck to the agreement made in their marriage, the actor slapped The Rock at last month’s Academy Awards after the comedian joked about Pinkett Smith’s shaved head. Pinkett Smith talks about the problem of hair loss due to alopecia.
Upon returning to his seat from the stage at Hollywood’s Dolby Theater, Smith shouted twice at The Rock that he should “keep my wife’s name out of your f****** mouth.”
Less than an hour later, Smith returned to the stage to accept the Best Actor Oscar for his role in King Richard. During his acceptance speech, the screen star apologized to his fellow nominees and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The day after the Oscars, Smith apologized to The Rock in an Instagram post.
On Friday, the academy announced that Smith would be banned from all its events, both in person and virtually, for 10 years.
“I accept and respect the Academy’s decision,” Smith said in a brief statement after the Academy announced his ban.