Jada Pinkett Smith He has an eclectic profile. She became famous for her work on the mad professor and two of the films of the saga Matrixadvocate for the greater inclusion of African Americans in the structure of the Oscar an award he came to boycott and almost completely left the cinema being the host of a talk show that reveals family secrets.
At the same time, his personal life is like a constantly changing whirlwind: when he was young he was a drug dealer and became addicted to pornography. He managed to overcome it and in his acting career he gained recognition. She left film for television and is known for her fight for inclusion at the Oscars.
For a long time, Pinkett Smith suffer from alopecia: She’s been shaved for years and that’s why she was the victim of the “joke” that caused a scandal during the ceremony on Sunday.
His figure remained center stage after Chris Rock mocked her, which generated one of the biggest scandals in the history of the Oscars: her husband, Will Smithcame on stage and slapped the comedian.
Who is Jada Pinkett Smith, Tupac’s close friend who dealt drugs
Jada Koren Pinkett Smith was born in Baltimore, Maryland, September 18, 1971. From an early age, her life was dance: she specialized in dance and choreography at the School of Arts in this city.
There, in his youth, he met one of his closest friends, the rapper Tupac Shakurwho was shot in a bombing in 1996. The loss of the rapper was a huge blow for Pinkett.
Years after the crime, more details of what united them became known. The actress dated the musician for a while, but the true genesis of their intimate relationship was that Pinkett was selling drugs.
“One of the things that’s really interesting that I’ve never said before is when I met Tupac, when we metI was a drug dealer“, he revealed in 2017, during a report with Swing in the morning from SiriusXM.
How is the relationship between Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith
Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith married in 1997 and they have two children, Jaden and Willow. For years, they formed a solid couple, even if they experienced several crises. It was in one of the last fights that the dynamic they brought to light: They have an open relationship.
“Wedding for us it’s not a jail“, expressed Will Smith, after in 2021 Rumors of an alleged marriage breakdown have started again.
On the talk show she hosts, Jada had admitted some time before she had cheated on her husband with rapper August Alsina. “Four and a half years ago, I started a friendship with August. In fact, we have become very close friends. It all started with him needing help and me wanting to help him. in his mental health,” he said.
In dialogue that exposed the two, Pinkett told Smith face-to-face how he felt. “As time passed, I got into another kind of mess with August. I just wanted to feel good it’s been so long without feeling this good. And it was truly a joy to help heal someone.”
It meant a “relaunch” of the couplesince from that moment they came back more united, at least through what we see on social networks.
Another moment of truth revealed in public thats when she said she was addicted to pornography. “I became addicted to porn videos hardcore What They were very disturbing.”commented.
Why Jada Pinkett Smith boycotted the Oscars
In 2016, Jada Pinkett Smith was one of the actresses who motorized a legendary claim within the African-American community: the Academy had only nominated white actors and, therefore,called to boycott the ceremony.
The awkward moment at the Oscars (Photo: Reuters/Brian Snyder)
“Perhaps it is time to use our resources and give them back to our communities. Make programs for us that recognize us in a way that we think is appropriate, that is just as good as what we call the general public,” the actress said in a video posted to Facebook at the time.
The stance against the Pinkett Smith Academy generated a movement within the industry, which would soon be shocked by the case of Harvey Weinstein this accelerated the internal changes demanded by the actress.
The presence of Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith at this ceremony after the boycott call in 2016 corresponded to the message of diversity that I was looking for. Her husband’s reaction to the tasteless joke Chris Rock, likewise, it left her in an awkward position.