Jada Pinkett Smith is Grateful for Will Smith’s ‘Holy Slap’ to Chris Rock at Oscars

 Jada Pinkett Smith is Grateful for Will Smith’s ‘Holy Slap’ to Chris Rock at Oscars

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The repercussions of Will Smith’s altercation with Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars, where Smith struck Rock following a joke about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved head, continue to unfold. At the time, many were unaware that Jada was battling alopecia areata. However, in a surprising twist, Jada recently expressed gratitude for the incident, claiming it ultimately strengthened her marriage.

In recent news, Jada and Will have been the subject of media attention, particularly after Jada’s candid revelations about their relationship in an interview in October 2023. She disclosed that the couple had been secretly living apart since 2016, although they have no plans for a legal divorce.

Amidst these developments, Will Smith was seen with a woman bearing a striking resemblance to Jada at Lucali pizzeria on December 9, socializing with friends. This sighting has fueled speculation about Will moving on. However, Jada has chosen this moment to finally speak out about the Oscar incident.

In an interview with DailyMail, Jada Pinkett Smith reflected on the impact of the Oscars slap. She stated, “After all those years trying to figure out if I would leave Will’s side, it took that slap for me to see I will never leave him. Who knows where our relationship would be if that hadn’t happened?” She referred to the event as a “holy slap,” suggesting that it led to several positive outcomes for her personally.

Jada also shared that she and Will did not sign a prenuptial agreement before their marriage, highlighting their commitment to working through challenges together without considering divorce as an option.

Will Smith, with a reported net worth of $350 million, and Jada Pinkett Smith, with a fortune of $50 million, have navigated their relationship amid significant financial disparities. The couple, who first met on the set of “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” when Jada auditioned for a role, married on December 31, 1997. They are parents to two children, Jaden Smith, 25, and Willow Smith, 23, and continue to navigate their relationship through various challenges and public scrutiny.

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