Jada Pinkett Smith has admitted she did have an affair with singer August Alsina while married to Will Smith.
Jada revealed she started a close friendship with Alsina about four and a half years ago and said her family was trying to help him because he was “really sick.”
She said around the same time, the married couple was going through a ‘difficult time’ and they had ‘basically’ broken up.
‘And then what did you do, Jada?’ Will asked, encouraging his wife to tell more. ‘As time went on, I got into a different type of entanglement with August,’ Jada explained.
The mother-of-two went on to say she wanted to respond to August’s claim that Will gave her ‘permission’ to have an affair. ‘The only person that can give permission in that circumstance is me,’But what August was probably trying to communicate because I could see how he could see it as permission because we were separated amicably, and I think he wanted to make it clear he’s not a homewrecker because he’s not.’
When Will asked Jada to clarify what she meant by ‘entanglement’ she responded, ‘It was a relationship, absolutely.’
Jada continued: ‘I was in a lot of pain, and I was very broken. In the process of that relationship, I definitely realized that you can’t find happiness outside yourself.’