Daughter of the year? Willow Smith finally came forward and said she is “so proud” of her parents, Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, for admitting they went through a private separation “years ago” and Jada ended up having an “entanglement” with singer August Alsina.
The 19-years-old daughter of the actor and actress sat down with her mom, grandmother Adrienne Banfield-Jones, and their guest Brene Brown, to discuss vulnerability on their latest episode of the talk show series. The youngest Smith kids didn’t hesitate to share her positive opinions about the shocking moment that almost led to them ending the marriage. “I’m so proud of you, to be able to see you and Dad do that, for me, that was like, OK that was the real deal.’’
“That’s real love,” she continued. “When you can be like, ‘I’m with you, I’m gonna stand by you, and I’m gonna hold your hand because I love you’, that’s what we do and that’s really important.” Willow’s sweet sentiments about her parents’ private-turned-public challenge in their marriage proves the initially tough situation turned out to be an example of courage and strength in the end.
Back on the headline-making Red Table Talk episode, which happened after August publicly claimed he had had a relationship with Jada, the couple, who have been married since 1997, didn’t seem to hold back on anything. “I really felt like we could be over,” Will said to Jada about their past separation during the intimate sit down.
“You gotta go through some sh-t to get the answers,” Jada further explained. “I’m just happy because I definitely believe you and I never ever, ever thought we’d make it back.” The content husband and wife ended the big reveal discussion on a positive note through a clever Bad Boys quote – “We ride together. We die together. Bad Marriage for life.”