Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith‘s relationship has been one of the most complex relationships in Hollywood right now. Recently, during the promotional drive for her book ‘Worthy’, she said that Will and she have been living separately for seven years now. Time and again, she has told him that she does not love him and has also constantly talked about her deceased lover, Tupac Shakur.
While Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith’s relationship has been turbulent, the rumors about the actor’s sexuality did not help. Over the years, news reports and celebrities have claimed that Will is gay. There were rumors that Sheree Zampino, Will’s ex-wife, caught him in bed with Benny Medina. Now, Jada has addressed these rumors, and she shut them down.
Jada Pinkett Smith Denies Will Smith Being Gay
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith have been facing a rough patch in their relationship. The couple has been separating since 2016. There were many speculations about Will and Jada heading towards divorce or a storm lurking in their marriage. The media peddled many rumors, and one of them was that he was gay.
In 2012, Star magazine alleged that Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith‘s relationship was in danger due to his relationship with Duane Martin. Trisha Paytas claimed that Will coerced himself to sleep with male dancers.
However, Jada Pinkett Smith, in a recent interview, denied the sexuality rumors, telling Hoda Kotb, “I mean, a million things were out there.” She denied the rumors, saying that due to their turbulent relationship, people might have speculated, but “none of it’s true.”
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Why Did The Couple Not Divorce?
During the promotional interview for ‘Worthy’, Jada Pinkett Smith made a bombshell confession that she is not living with Will Smith. “We live separately,” Jada said. But the question arises of why they have not opted for divorce yet.
Jada 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 that promise.”
She revealed that the two were done living together and continued, “I think we were both kind of just still stuck in our fantasy of what we thought the other person should be.” The reason for hiding it was that they were “still trying to figure out between the two of us, how to be in partnership.”
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