“My life changed quickly”: Jada Pinkett Said Her ‘Freedom and Lifestyle’ Paid the Price for Jaden Smith Pregnancy

"My life changed quickly": Jada Pinkett Said Her 'Freedom and Lifestyle' Paid the Price for Jaden Smith Pregnancy
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Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith have cultivated one of the most renowned families in the entertainment industry. Not only are the couple celebrated actors themselves, but their offspring have also made their mark in showbiz. Willow Smith is making waves in the music scene, while Jaden Smith has ventured into the world of acting.

Jada Pinkett Smith
Jada Pinkett Smith

Pinkett Smith’s life took a sharp turn during her pregnancy with Jaden Smith, shaking things up unexpectedly. In an interview, the actress and mother disclosed that the pregnancy wasn’t part of the plan and admitted that adapting to the new lifestyle was a challenging transition.

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Jada Pinkett Smith Had A Difficult Time With Pregnancy

Back in 2018, during a chat with Megyn Kelly on Today, Jada Pinkett Smith candidly admitted that the arrival of Jaden Smith, her first son, was a surprise and wasn’t something they had planned.

Pinkett Smith said (via The Things):

“My life changed quickly. There was a lot of adjustment to make. At that particular time, Will’s career was just taking off and somebody has to hold the fort down at home. It was very challenging and trying to figure out who I was supposed to be in this new life.”

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

Pinkett Smith assumed the role of a stepmother to Will Smith’s son, Trey. Alongside this, she disclosed her decision to pause her film career. She expressed that it felt as though she had relinquished her freedom and the accustomed lifestyle she had enjoyed.


According to Pinkett Smith, her life took a turn for the better when she began to acknowledge her role in determining what would bring her happiness. She also noted that by finding the courage to break free from the constraints that society expected her to conform to, she experienced a significant increase in her own happiness.

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The Time When Will Smith Hurt Jada Pinkett Smith

In his book, Will, Will Smith delved into what he described as the most significant disagreement in his marriage to Jada Pinkett Smith. In an effort to mend their relationship, the couple opted for therapy sessions. In one such session, they were tasked with outlining their life priorities. After a brief moment to jot down their lists, they were instructed to swap and share their priorities with each other.

Jada Smith and Will Smith at an event
Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith

While perusing Jada Smith’s list, the actor from The Pursuit of Happyness was left in a state of bewilderment and unease. The situation took a distressing turn when he noticed his wife in tears. Smith openly shared that this particular moment was one of the most painful experiences in their twenty-five years of marriage. Both had outlined four priorities, and it became evident that their order of importance was completely divergent.

Jada Pinkett had her priorities arranged as “the children, Will, Myself, Extended family, and friends.” In contrast, her husband’s list ranked them as “Me, Jada, the Children, my career.

Given their shared experience of raising three children, it was only natural for the Hawthorne actress to feel upset about her husband’s list of priorities. Nevertheless, the King Richard actor had legitimate reasons for the sequence he chose.


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Source: The Things


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