Jaden Smith Reportedly Went Through an Awful Time Keeping the Secret About Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith

Jaden Smith and Willow Smith had to pretend their parents were together for the last 7 years even though that wasn't the case.

Jaden Smith Reportedly Went Through an Awful Time Keeping the Secret About Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith


  • Jada Pinkett Smith recently revealed that she and Will Smith were separated since 2016 but were still pretending to be together in public.
  • Jada said they stayed together so long because they were still stuck in their fantasy of what they thought the other person should be.
  • Jada and Will are now finally liberated after revealing the truth that they have been living separately for years.
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Jaden Smith is relieved everything is out in the public! Jada Pinkett Smith recently revealed that all the fuss was about nothing. She and her husband were reportedly separated in 2016 and thus were never together when all the chaos emerged, be it the “entanglement” incident or the Oscar slap. The duo kept it under wraps for the longest time and is now sharing the news with the world. Consequently, it is now being disclosed that Jaden Smith had an especially hard time keeping this secret and playing along as an accomplice.

Will Smith and his family
Will Smith and his family

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Jada Pinkett Smith Reveals She Was Separated from Will Smith Since 2016

After tumultuous years, the couple, Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith, were finally out of the headlines for a moment when all of a sudden, Jada Smith revealed she and her husband have been living separate lives for almost seven years now. Although not divorced yet, this news comes as a shock to many, after the duo repeatedly claimed that they were stronger than ever, even after some major dramas that took the internet by storm.

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

In an exclusive clip from her upcoming NBC News prime-time special with Hoda Kotb, the actress revealed why she waited so long to break the news to the world, she said,

“just not being ready yet … Still trying to figure out between the two of us how to be in partnership … In regards to, how do we present that to people? We hadn’t figured that out.”

Stating the reason behind the split she said,

“I think we were both kind of just still stuck in our fantasy of what we thought the other person should be.”

After pretending to be together for a long time, they are now finally liberated from the burden of keeping it a secret.


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Jaden Smith Had a Hard Time Dealing With the Secret

A source revealed to Daily Mail that the sibling duo, Willow and Jaden Smith, had to pretend their mom and dad were together for the last seven years in public, even though that wasn’t the case. Thus, they were never given a moment to deal with such a drastic change in their lives. The insider revealed,

“Although Jaden and Willow love their mom to no end and take on many of her behaviors and traits, they are very relieved the news is finally out there so everyone can just get on with it, no one is getting any younger,–They all want everyone to be true to themselves and not hold any more grudges or secrets.”

Jaden smith
Jaden smith

They continued stating,


“Jaden and Willow hope that everyone can now heal and remove any drama that still might be in their worlds now that all the revelations have come out,–They have seen the attacks that their mom has gotten from all of this, and they really hope people can trust their mom in the future, they weren’t expecting negativity to shine on their mom but now that it is happening, they want to get through it all as a family.”

Now that everything is out in the open, both Willow and Jaden Smith are relieved.

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