Jada Pinkett Smith Admits Dating August Alsina During Will Smith Separation

Written by on July 10, 2020

Jada Pinkett Smith admitted on Friday that she had an affair with R&B singer August Alsina whereas she was separated from husband Will Smith.

The actor’s reps had beforehand denied the connection after Alsina introduced it up throughout a June 30 interview with “The Breakfast Membership” radio present host Angela Yee.

Alsina instructed Yee that the Smiths are “life companions” however not romantically concerned. 

Though Pinkett Smith’s representatives denied Alsina’s account, the “Ladies Journey” actor admitted that he’d instructed the reality throughout an trade along with her husband Friday on “Pink Desk Speak,” her present on Fb Watch.

The Smiths revealed that once they had been separated about 4½ years in the past, Pinkett Smith and Alsina did have an affair.

“[You and I] had been over,” Pinkett Smith mentioned to her husband. “From there, as time went on, I acquired into a distinct sort of entanglement with August.”

Each denied Alsina’s declare that Will Smith gave Alsina permission so far his spouse.

“One of many issues I need to clear up that was sort of swirling within the press was you giving permission, which the one one who may give permission in that individual circumstance is myself,” Pinkett Smith mentioned. “However what August was truly attempting to speak — as a result of I might truly see how he would understand it as permission as a result of we had been separated amicably — I believe he additionally wished to make it clear that he’s not a homewrecker, which he’s not.”

Pinkett Smith instructed her husband the “specific journey” she took with Alsina allowed her to “actually confront quite a lot of emotional immaturity, emotional insecurity” and assist her “do some actually deep therapeutic.”

She added:

“And as I got here via and began to comprehend sure issues about you and I, he determined to interrupt all communication with me, which was completely comprehensible. And I let that be and hadn’t talked to him since, so it’s a little bizarre that every one these items is popping out now, since this was a number of [years ago].”

Pinkett Smith expressed happiness that she and Smith have since repaired their relationship. 

“Now we have actually gotten to that new place of unconditional love,” she mentioned. Smith added that the entire thing appears like “years in the past” to him. 

You may see the whole interview right here:


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