Translated From: What Jada Pinkett said on her show about Will Smith’s slap…
Discovered on: 2022-04-22 20:06:28
After the historic slap that Will Smith tipped Chris Rock for making a joke about his wife’s alopecia at the last edition of the Oscars, Jada Pinkett has resumed her talk show and has done so with a reference to the event.
At the beginning of the first episode of the fifth season of Red Table Talk, which was launched on Facebook Watch last Wednesday, the following message is superimposed on a black background: “Considering everything that has happened in the last few weeks, the Smith family has been centered on one deep healing and some of the discoveries around our healing will be shared around the table when the time comes. Until then, the table will continue to offer powerful, inspiring and healing testimonials like those of our incredible and impressive first guest.”
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Posted by Red Table Talk on Wednesday, April 20, 2022
However, within the chapter, presented by Pinkett Smith herself and with the participation of her daughter, Willow Smith, Adrienne Banfield Norris and Janelle Monáe as a guest, they made no allusion to the controversy. Something that has a logical explanation since this first episode was recorded before the Oscars.
It is not the first time that Will Smith’s wife has referred to the altercation at the Academy Awards. According to sources close to the couple, Jada Pinkett already pointed out days after the attack that I didn’t need protection that her husband’s action was a product of the heat of the moment and that she is capable of “fighting her own battles.”
In the aftermath of the Oscar altercation, the King Richard star, who has apologized for what happened, continues to experience the consequences of his unfortunate performance. have not only seen several pending projects have already been cancelled, including the adaptation of his autobiography, the fourth installment of Bad Boys or the sequel to Bright on Netflix. In addition, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Hollywood, which Smith previously resigned from, has banned him from attending any of the organization’s events for the next ten years.