“My opinion…of the…”: While Jada Smith Trolls Will Smith, He is Busy Trolling His Own Fans Awaiting His Response to Her Recent Controversy

Jada Smith's shocking revelation about their separation generated this sarcastic response from Will Smith to his fans

"My opinion...of the...": While Jada Smith Trolls Will Smith, He is Busy Trolling His Own Fans Awaiting His Response to Her Recent Controversy

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  • Will Smith teased his fans with an Instagram video that seemed to be an official response to Jada Smith's revelation.
  • The video turned out to be a genius prank, eliciting mixed reactions from fans.
  • Will Smith had earlier responded that Jada Smith's confessions in her memoir kind of woke him up.
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Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith’s marriage became the talk of Tinseltown (again) in October when the latter made the shocking revelation of their separation seven years ago. Jada Smith broke this secret in her memoir, Worthy, and later confirmed it in her promotional interviews. Fans expected a response from Will Smith, but the Focus actor instead chose to troll his followers on Instagram.

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Smith posted a video to his Instagram, leading his followers to believe that it was his official statement on Jada Smith’s revelations. However, the video did not provide the response that fans expected, with the Emancipation actor merely pranking his audience.

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Will Smith Trolled His Fans Who Awaited His Response To Jada Smith’s Comments

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith on Red Table Talk
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith on Red Table Talk

Jada Pinkett Smith earlier revealed in a shocking interview with Today that she and Will Smith had been living separate lives since 2016. Will Smith chose not to respond to the Red Table Talk host’s revelation immediately. However, he couldn’t hold himself back from pulling a ‘prank’ on his fans about the issue. On October 17, the Seven Pounds actor posted a video to his Instagram account with the caption, “OFFICIAL STATEMENT.”

Many fans immediately clicked on the video, not realizing that it was a clickbait title. In the video, Smith teases his fans as he says, “Here’s the thing… My opinion… of the…”. He stammers at this point and pretends to sneeze when the video zooms out to show images of colorful places on the earth.

 

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The Pursuit of Happyness actor’s sarcastic response evoked a divided opinion among fans. While many felt the response was inappropriate considering the situation, his supporters shared that the response was “on-point”. One of his followers wrote, “This is the only correct opinion!”, while another commented, “always good to zoom out and look at the big picture!”

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Smith earlier shared in an email to The New York Times that Jada Smith’s confessions in Worthy “kind of woke [him] up”. He also revealed that he realized his estranged wife to be more “resilient, clever and compassionate than [he’d] understood.” In her Today interview, Jada Smith revealed that although they were separated, there was no divorce on paper for the couple.

Also Read: “It s*cks to feel like you’ve hurt your kids”: Will Smith Was Heartbroken After One of His Worst Movies Ever Badly Damaged Jaden Smith’s Life

Jada Smith Says She Will Never Leave Will Smith In Her Latest Revelation

Jada Pinkett Smith in Collateral
Jada Pinkett Smith

After the shocking revelations almost two months back, Jada Smith recently appeared for an interview with the Daily Mail’s YOU magazine. Smith opened up about the controversial Oscar slap incident. She revealed that Will Smith slapping Chris Rock made her realize that she would never leave Smith’s side. She called the incident the ‘holy slap’ due to the positive things that happened in her life following it. The Girls Trip actress told YOU Magazine (via Daily Mail):

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“I nearly didn’t even attend the Oscars that year, but I’m glad I did. I call it the ‘holy slap’ now because so many positive things came after it. That moment of the s— hitting the fan is when you see where you really are. 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.”

The Hancock actor was recently spotted with an unidentified woman, who has a striking resemblance to Jada Smith. While the nature of their relationship is unknown, fans speculate whether this will be another chapter in the highly-discussed, controversy-filled Jada & Will Smith marriage.

Also Read: “It took that slap for me to see”: Jada Pinkett Smith Shamelessly Confesses Will Smith Slapping Chris Rock Saved Her Relationship

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