“He became the drug”: Jada Pinkett Smith Reveals She Has Separated from Will Smith for Years After Sleeping With Son’s Best Friend Became Public Knowledge

Jada Pinkett Smith makes major revelation about her marriage with Will Smith, stating the two went their separate ways after her cheating scandal

Jada Pinkett Smith Reveals She Has Separated from Will Smith for Years After Sleeping With Son’s Best Friend Became Public Knowledge


  • Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith are couple whose issues became the center of attention after Oscars 2022
  • Jada Pinkett Smith revealed how her husband became like a drug to her and she was dependent on him that's why she separated with him
  • The actress also shared how she had to give up on her dreams to be a mother of Will Smith's children
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Will Smith is one of the biggest actors in the movie industry that we have grown up watching. From being a TV sensation as a rapper under the name The Fresh Prince to playing a role in an action movie, Smith has done it all. His acting chops are immensely talked about, and after Tom Cruise, he is probably the only star that people would talk about.

Will Smith
Will Smith

While the Hancock star has enjoyed massive success in Hollywood, the controversy surrounding the slapping incident with Chris Rock at the 94th Academy Awards has left his public image in shambles. But more importantly, his personal life is in absolute chaos as Jada Pinkett Smith’s reports of her sleeping with her son’s best friend spread like wildfire. However, she has decided to break the silence and talk about her marriage with Will Smith how they had separated after the cheating scandal.

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Jada Pinkett Smith Talks About Her Split With Will Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith have been together for ages, and fans love how the celebrity couple have maintained a strong public image, showcasing love and constantly supporting each other. Fans have often witnessed how the couple talks about having a healthy married life during interviews, and TV Shows.

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith

Despite so much love and support could not keep themselves together as they have had their tough days as well. During an exclusive interview with People, Jada Pinkett Smith finally talks about her relationships, briefly mentioning how having a psychedelic drug made her thoughts of suicide go away, and how her family had tried the drug as well.

Will Smith
Will Smith

But for the actress, her real drug was her husband, as shares how she could not get enough of him. And ever since meeting him her thoughts of killing herself vanished, for her, Smith became her drug.


“Will called me up one day and said, ’Hit me when you get to L.A.’ and then … click. And I was like, ‘Whoa. Okay.’ And so when I got to L.A., I called him. I haven’t been able to get rid of him since.”

“Once I met Will, I completely abandoned my mental health. I was so intoxicated by him and our dynamic. I really felt like I’m cured. He became the drug.”

While they saw major controversies such as cheating and rumors of an unhealthy relationship, they have managed to work it out. But the actress stated that the two had separated years ago.

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Jada Pinkett Smith Gave Up on Her Dreams For Will Smith

Both Jada Pinkett Smith and her spouse are immensely talented actors. However, during an interview with Movie Hole, she mentions how she had let go of her dreams so that she could be a mother but she does make sure that when she wants to return to revive her career, she can go and have that meeting.

Will and Jada Pinkett Smith
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith

“I always just try to make sure that I’m not forgotten and you know, so that when I do want to work, I can always, you know, go out and get that meeting or what have you.”

The decision was mutual, and she felt that if both of them decided to advance with their immensely successful acting careers, their children would not have enough time for their children. Hence, she decided to balance her personal and professional life.

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Written by Tushar Auddy

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Tushar Auddy, Junior Content Writer. He has been in the entertainment industry for 3 years and is always on the lookout for a captivating story. He is a student of Linguistics and currently pursuing his Master's degree in the same field. He has a passion for literature that runs deep and loves nothing more than getting lost in a novel for hours on end. When he isn't reading, you'll find him capturing the beauty of language.