Jada Pinkett Smith admits she had an affair with rapper August Alsina while she was married to Will Smith when the pair sat down for confession
- Jada claims she was separated from Will Smith at the time
- The pair sat down for an all-encompassing interview on her Facebook show, Red Table Talk
Jada Pinkett Smith admitted she had an affair with rapper August Alsina while married to Will Smith.
The 48-year-old sat down for a comprehensive conversation on her Facebook show, Red Table Talk and revealed that she developed a friendship with August about four years ago.
She said around the same time that the couple was going through a “difficult time” and that they had “actually” split up.
Tell-all: Jada Pinkett Smith admitted to having an affair during her confessional marriage to husband Will Smith on Red Table Talk on Friday
Jada explained that she and Will met August, who was “very ill” and openly about his battle with an autoimmune disease, through their son Jaden.
“And it all started with just needing some help, I wanted to help his health, his mental state.
“Our family’s outpouring for him was initially about his health,” she said. “We found all those different tools to get him through, and you and I had a really hard time from there.”
Will agreed, “I was done with you.”
Jada explained that they decided to part ways for a ‘period’.
“It all started with just needing some help”: The actress explained that she and Will became friends on August 27 through their son Jaden and wanted to help his mental state
“As time went on, I got into a different kind of entanglement with August,” Jada explained
“And what did you do, Jada?” Will asked.
“As time went on, I got into a different kind of entanglement with August,” Jada explained.
The mother of two further said she wanted to respond to August’s assertion that Will had given her “permission” to have an affair.
“The only person who can give permission in that circumstance is I,
The mom of two then responded to August’s assertion that Will had “given her” permission to have an affair, saying, “I think he wanted to make it clear that he’s not a homewrecker because he’s not.” August is pictured here in 2014
“It was definitely a relationship”: Will asked Jada to clarify what she meant by “entanglement”
“But what August was probably trying to communicate because I could see how he could see it as permission because we were amicably separated, and I think he wanted to make it clear that he’s not a homewrecker because he’s not.”
When Will asked Jada to clarify what she meant by “entanglement,” she replied, “It was definitely a relationship.”
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 cannot find happiness outside of yourself. ‘