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Will Smith Reacts to Jada's Memoir

Will Smith Reacts
to Jada's Memoir

Will Smith Reacts to Jada's Memoir

'If I had read this book 30 years ago, I definitely would have hugged you more'

(Newser) - So how does Will Smith feel about Jada Pinkett Smith's upcoming memoir , which reveals the couple secretly separated in 2016 ? That's just one of the book's reveals—it also delves into struggles in Pinkett Smith's past, including her challenges as a teen in Baltimore, her...

Jada: Chris Rock Spoke to Me Right After Slap

He told her he 'meant no harm' immediately after the infamous Oscars moment

(Newser) - Jada Pinkett Smith says Chris Rock apologized to her in the moments after husband Will Smith famously slapped the comedian during the Oscars. As TV viewers were being shown Oscar clips after the slap, Rock leaned over the stage to talk to her, reports NBC News . "Chris looks to...

No One Saw This Jada Pinkett Smith Reveal Coming

Actor tells Hoda Kotb she and husband Will Smith separated in 2016, live 'completely separate lives'

(Newser) - Jada Pinkett Smith will be filling TV screens this Friday the 13th when her interview with Hoda Kotb airs on NBC News. However, an early reveal from that chat is now circulating, with the 52-year-old actor and talk show host confirming to Kotb "that there's more to her...

Source Close to Jada Pinkett Smith Says Chris Rock Is 'Obsessed'

Source says actress 'had no part' in this whole thing

(Newser) - A source close to Jada Pinkett Smith is responding to Chris Rock's controversial Netflix special , in which the comedian addresses the infamous moment at last year's Academy Awards ceremony when Will Smith took to the stage to hit host Rock for his mockery of Smith's wife. Rock...

Chris Rock 'Has a Problem With Black Women'

Chris Rock
'Has a Problem
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Chris Rock 'Has a Problem With Black Women'

Candace McDuffie at the Root is among those weighing in on Rock's slams of Jada Pinkett Smith

(Newser) - Now that Chris Rock has finally let loose about getting slapped at the Oscars last year, the reviews are settling in. Most take note of how Rock not only went after Will Smith in his live-streamed Netflix special, but his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. That hasn't sat well with...

Pinkett Smith Finally Shares Her Thoughts on Oscars Slap

Will Smith, Chris Rock, need to 'talk this out and reconcile,' she says

(Newser) - After more than two months, Jada Pinkett Smith has shared her thoughts on her husband slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars . In the Wednesday episode of her Red Table Talk Facebook series, Pinkett Smith didn't apologize for Will Smith's behavior, but said both men need to talk, TMZ...

Ricky Gervais: I Would Have Told a Different Smith Joke

'I’d have told a joke about her boyfriend'

(Newser) - Ricky Gervais is, unsurprisingly, not in favor of comedians being slapped because somebody didn't like a joke. Will Smith's slap of Chris Rock at the Oscars was "totally unnecessary," the British comic said during a recent Q&A session on Twitter . "You don’t hit...

Jada Pinkett Smith Breaks Silence After Slap

'This is a season for healing,' she writes

(Newser) - Jada Pinkett Smith has issued her first public comment since her husband's infamous Oscars slap of Chris Rock. "This is a season for healing and I'm here for it," she wrote on Instagram, per CNN . And that's it from her, for now. The line is...

After Oscars Uproar, New Focus on Jada's Hair-Loss Disorder

Jada Pinkett Smith has long talked about her struggles with alopecia

(Newser) - Whether people are falling on the side of #TeamRock or #TeamSmith after Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars on Sunday night, there seems to be nearly universal support for Smith's wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, who was the subject of Rock's joke about her shaved head that...

Shocking Moment at Oscars Between Will Smith, Chris Rock
Will Smith Slaps
Chris Rock at Oscars
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Will Smith Slaps Chris Rock at Oscars

After joke about Jada Pinkett Smith

(Newser) - A 94th Academy Awards that steadily maintained a buoyant spirit was rocked by an unbelievable exchange after Will Smith took offense to a joke made by Chris Rock about his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. After Rock joked to Pinkett Smith that he was looking forward to a sequel to GI ...

Pinkett Smith Admits 'Entanglement' With Singer

On her online show, actress says relationship with August Alsina happened while she, Smith were split

(Newser) - "Absolutely not true" was how Jada Pinkett Smith's camp reacted last month to allegations by 27-year-old singer August Alsina that the two of them had had a yearslong affair, all with her husband Will Smith's "blessing." On Friday, however, Pinkett Smith took to her Facebook...

Jada Pinkett Smith Blasts Globes for Snub, Gets Pushback

Actress says HFPA ignored 'Girls Trip,' but sources say there was a screening, other HFPA outreach

(Newser) - The latest class of Golden Globe nominees were announced this week, and People and EW.com , report that Jada Pinkett Smith Twitter-blasted the Hollywood Foreign Press Association after Tiffany Haddish, her co-star in the comedy Girls Trip, didn't receive a nod. But Pinkett Smith says it's not that...

Dunkirk Tops Box Office With $50.5M Opening

Comedy 'Girls Trip' also defied expectations this weekend

(Newser) - It's victory for Dunkirk at the box office this weekend. Studios on Sunday say the Christopher Nolan World War II epic earned an estimated $50.5 million to top the charts, with $11.7 million of that coming from IMAX screens (and it's already a darling among critics)....

'Aunt Viv' Really Not Impressed With Smiths' Oscars Boycott

Janet Hubert posts video rant

(Newser) - Janet Hubert, who played the "original" Aunt Viv on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air from 1990 to 1993, has a message for former co-star Will Smith and his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, the Week reports. Pinkett Smith recently announced she'd boycott the Oscars over the Academy of Motion...

Oscars Chief: We're Making 'Big Changes'

She responds to black actors' boycott call

(Newser) - Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs isn't in a position to boycott the Oscars —but she wants Jada Pinkett Smith and Spike Lee to know that she is "heartbroken and frustrated" by this year's lack of diversity and there are big...

Black Stars Are Boycotting 'Lily White' Oscars

Jada Pinkett Smith, Spike Lee will skip Academy Awards

(Newser) - Chris Rock lamented last week that the Oscars are essentially "the white BET awards." He can't exactly skip them, since he's the host —but other black stars can. Jada Pinkett Smith and Spike Lee have both pledged to boycott this year's Academy Awards, for...

11 On-Set Hollywood Romances

The onscreen chemistry was real

(Newser) - Some might say it's a bad idea to date a co-worker, but these 30 famous couples rounded up by HLN apparently disagreed. All of them met on set:
  • Zoe Saldana and Bradley Cooper: They met in 2012 while filming The Words, and dated on and off for a year.

Latest Willow, Jaden Smith Claim: They Sleep With Snakes

Jaden reportedly calls reptiles his 'girlfriends'

(Newser) - The latest story about how growing up Smith is really weird : Sources tell Us that Willow and Jaden Smith like to sleep with their pet snakes. Technically, they're Willow's, according to Page Six , and some of the 10 reptiles that reportedly sleep in her room aren't kept...

Now Will, Jada Smith Being Investigated Over Photo

Sources say Child Protective Services has opened an investigation

(Newser) - Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith might not think it's weird that their 13-year-old daughter was photographed in bed with a shirtless 20-year-old guy , but apparently Child Protective Services does—because after the picture of Willow Smith and Moises Arias hit the Internet, CPS opened an investigation into Mr....

Jada: 'Nothing Sexual' About Willow in Bed With Guy, 20

Will, Jada Smith apparently not bothered by controversial picture

(Newser) - Jada Pinkett Smith is apparently totally cool with her 13-year-old daughter lounging around in bed with a shirtless 20-year-old guy . TMZ caught an angry Mama Smith at the LA airport yesterday, where she explained her take on the controversial photo of daughter Willow with actor Moises Arias: "Here's...

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