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    “I’m Leaving Here As Your Wife”: Jada Pinkett Smith Felt Reaffirmed After Will Smith Slapped Chris Rock At The Oscars 2022

    The slapgate controversy at the 94th Academy Awards is still reverberating in 2023! During the ceremony, Will Smith slapped Chris Rock for making fun of Jada Pinkett Smith‘s alopecia condition. He warned the comedian to keep his wife’s name out of his mouth. Due to his violent act, Will was banned from attending the Oscars for 10 years.

    After almost two years of the Oscars slap gate, Jada Pinkett Smith is out with her memoir, ‘Worthy’. In the memoir, she talked about her life in Baltimore and how she escaped the town to carve her niche in Hollywood. During the promotional drive of the book, she extensively talked about her turbulent marriage with Will Smith. She confessed that they have been living separately for seven years now, but the slapgate reignited her love for Will.

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    Jada Pinkett Smith felt re-affirmed after Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars 2022
    Jada Pinkett Smith felt re-affirmed after Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars 2022

    The night of the 94th Academy Awards was special for so many artists from diverse backgrounds. However, Will Smith’s slap at Chris Rock became the infamous highlight of the night, shadowing the achievements of a great many people. Smith faced heavy criticism and a ban from the Academy. However, the night changed the relationship between Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith.

    During a conversation at the Perelman Performing Arts Center in New York City, Jada Pinkett Smith reflected on how she realized that Will and she have to deal with many things. But the realization that despite the couple arriving separately, after the slap, Jada felt reaffirmed and went from the venue as his wife

    Jada Pinkett Smith said, “When I was sitting at the Oscars, it clicked in. As soon as I was like, ‘Oh snap, you hit Chris?’ I was like, I’m riding with you.”

    She continued, “I didn’t come into this place as your wife, but I’m leaving here as your wife because we got a storm we’re going to have to deal with together. I am not gonna leave your side.”

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    The Actress Also Addressed The Separation With Will

    Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith have been separated since 2016
    Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith have been separated since 2016

    While promoting her new memoir, ‘Worthy’, Jada Pinkett Smith revealed that Will and she have been living separately since 2016. During an interview, she said, “I made a promise that there will never be a reason for us to get a divorce. We will work through whatever. And I just haven’t been able to break the promise.”

    She also said that the couple was not ready to discuss it publicly as they were trying “to figure out between the two of us, how to be in partnership.”

    Jada added, “In 2016, we both were exhausted — pulling at each other, power struggles — and I had to go and really learn how to love myself before I could even identify what love looked like coming from somebody else.” She wanted to learn more about her husband, as she was not entitled to him.

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    Nishant Bhise
    Nishant Bhise
    Nishant Bhise is a Sub-Editor at FirstCuriosity. He has more than 2 years of experience in Entertainment content writing with the organization. Besides being a journalist and humanist, he loves cinema and intersectionality, basically everything that screams love, hope, and of course, Lady Gaga. Nishant loves and breathes popular culture, music, especially hip-hop and pop, and the royal family drama. Along with that, he takes great interest in the happenings in the technology world and politics. He is an LGBTQIA+ ally. Approach him with an apple juice to discuss Modern Family, Pose, and Schitt’s Creek.

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