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Jada Pinkett Smith says she'll never leave Will Smith over Oscar Slap


Pinkett Smith once again talked about how her husband's infamous slap during the 2022 Academy Awards helped her realize that they will always be together.


Pinkett Smith says Oscars slap saved her marriage to Will Smith: “Will Never Leave Him”


Jada Pinkett Smith weighs in on Will Smith slapping comedian Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars Ceremony saved their marriage.



Pinkett Smith detailed how the infamous moment in which Chris Rock joked about her bald appearance only for the Men In Black actor to march on stage and slap the comedian, ended up being a blessing for her family.recently revealed that her husband Will Smith's infamous 2022 Oscars slap actually helped save their marriage.


“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,” According to Daily Mail’s YOU Magazine, in an interview published Saturday (Dec. 9.)

 

The Daytime Emmy-winning talk show host and actress said in an interview about how her husband's infamous slap during the 2022 Academy Awards helped her realize that they will always be together, People reported. 


''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 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,'' she said. 


She added, ''Who knows where our relationship would be if that hadn't happened?''

 

Following the controversial incident, Smith was banned from attending the Academy events for 10 years.

The famous couple has been married since 1997, but while promoting her book “Worthy” in October, the “Red Table Talk” host admitted that the two have been separated since 2016.


“By the time we got to 2016, we were just exhausted with trying,” she explained to NBC’s Hoda Kotb.


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

Despite all the drama, Pinkett Smith went on to tell the Daily Mail that the moment “shit [hit] the fan” ultimately helped bring the two closer together.


“Who knows where our relationship would be if [the slap] hadn’t happened?” she said.

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