Mom, you’re embarrassing him! Jaden SmithHe has always had a hard life with Jada pinkett Smith’s desire to share all of the nuances of the family’s drama with the world.
“Jaden knows that his family is a little different and how open his mother is about their personal life — that has never been easy for him,” a source tells Us Weekly.
The Red Table Talk host, 50, has never shied away from airing out the family’s dirty laundry — particularly on her Facebook Watch series. In a July 2020 episode of the show, she famously admitted to having an “entanglement” with singer August AlsinaDuring her time apart from the husband Will SmithShe is married to Jeremy since 1997. They share Jaden and a daughter. Willow, 21. (The Bel-Air’s Fresh PrinceThe 53-year old alum has a son older than him. Trey29-years-old, from his first marriage. Sheree Zampino.)
“We were over,” the Scream 2The star spoke to her husband about her relationship on the show with Alsina, 29-year-old. “From there, as time went on, I got into a different kind of entanglement with August.”
Will, who appeared on the show to address the rumors about their marriage, concurred, adding, “We decided we were going to separate for a period of time and you go figure out how to make yourself happy and I’ll figure out how to make myself happy.”
Despite the discomfort the California native has endured thanks to his parents’ candidness, “at this point he is used to having his personal life on display and criticized at times,” the insider tells Use. (For his part Jaden has been to the Table before and even shared his thoughts with his mom about using psychedelic drugs. He and his siblings will host an episode of the show.Red Table TalkSeason 5 will be released later in the year.
“He just wants to move past the Oscars slap,” the source explains of the moment at the 2022 Academy Awards that Will smacked Chris Rock across the face after the comedian, 57, made fun of Pinkett Smith’s shaved head. (The GothamAlum has been open about her hair fall due to alopecia.
“[Jaden] doesn’t seem fazed at all anymore by his father’s outbursts,” the insider continues. “It was of course a shock in the beginning, but his father has always been the family’s rock and Jaden knows he was only protecting his mom.”
After the March 27 slap — and Will’s best actor win later that night — Jaden praised his dad via Twitter.
“And That’s How We Do It,” he wrote at the time, including a selfie. “My Dads Speech Made Me Cry.”
The Smith family celebrated King Richard star’s win at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party that night.
“There would never be a time where the kids’ turn their backs on their parents,” the source tells UseInformation about the Smith children.