More than a 12 months and a half after the notorious “Slapgate” incident, Jada Pinkett Smith is alleging that Chris Rock had beforehand requested her on a date amid rumors that she and Will Smith had been getting divorced.
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Jada Says Set The Record Straight Before Chris Rock Apologized
The Girls Trip actress made her revelation throughout a current sit-down with PEOPLE. She recalled that, regardless of divorce experiences about her and Will rising on a near-annual foundation, Chris allegedly believed them at one level. In flip, he apparently known as her up and requested her on a date.
“I think every summer all the reports would come out that me and Will were getting a divorce. And this particular summer, Chris, he thought that we were getting a divorce. So he called me and basically he was like, ‘I’d love to take you out.’”
However, Jada Pinkett Smith says she shut down the rumors earlier than Chris Rock “profusely apologized.”
“I was like, ‘What do you mean?’ He was like, ‘Well, aren’t you and Will getting a divorce?’ I was like, ‘No. Chris, those are just rumors.’ He was appalled. And he profusely apologized and that was that.”
Moving alongside, the actress shared that she and Chris haven’t spoken for the reason that evening of the 2022 Academy Awards. When requested if she had “any desire to talk” to Chris, Jada proclaimed, “Here’s my desire: I just hope that all the misunderstanding around this can be cleared up and that there can be peace.”
At this time, Chris Rock hasn’t publicly acknowledged Jada Pinkett Smith’s assertion.
Jada Pinkett Smith Recently Revealed She & Will Smith Have Been Separated Since 2016
This commentary coincides with Jada revealing that she and Will Smith have been “separated” since 2016.
As The Shade Room reported, Jada advised TODAY correspondent Hoda Kotb that she and Will had been simply “exhausted” by 2016.
She added that the couple by no means shared their separation resulting from them “just not being ready.” Jada additionally stated she “considered” divorce, although she hasn’t “been able to break that promise” they made after they wed.
“I made a promise that there will never be a reason for us to get a divorce. We will work through whatever, and I just haven’t been able to break that promise.”
What are your ideas on the scenario, Roomies?
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