Jada Pinkett Smith ‘Insisted’ on Trip With Will Despite Oscars Slap

Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith
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The show — and the vacation — must go on. Jada pinkett Smith determined that the family trip to India wasn’t going to be canceled due to Will Smith‘s Oscars slap.

“Will and Jada have taken the family on [a] vacation that was already planned,” a source exclusively tells Us Weekly.

The ConcussionOn Saturday, April 23, the star, 53, was spotted in Mumbai (India). The actor appeared to be in good spirits, smiling for photos with fans.

The insider adds, “There had been talk of canceling [the trip] but Jada insisted.”

The GothamAt the 94th Academy Awards, on March 27, 50-year-old alum was the subject of a joke that irritated her husband. Chris RockPinkett Smith, who has alopecia, joked that he was ready for the job. G.I. Jane 2With her short hair. Smith marched up the stage and slapped Rock. “Keep my wife’s name out your f–king mouth,” he shouted after returning to his seat.

Shortly after, the Oscar was won by the Philadelphia native for best actor for his performance. King Richard. In his acceptance speech, he apologized and posted the apology on Instagram the next day. He voluntarily resigned from Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences a few days later.

“My actions at the 94th Academy Awards presentation were shocking, painful, and inexcusable. The list of people I have hurt includes Chris, his family, many dear friends, loved ones, all those present, and global audiences at large. I betrayed the trust of the Academy,” he wrote, in part, at the time.

The Bel-Air: The Fresh PrinceAcademy also took disciplinary action against Smith on April 8. They announced that Smith would be banned from the Oscars in the next 10 years.

“I accept and respect the Academy’s decision,” Smith said in a statement at the time.

An insider spoke out following the backlash UseThe Red Table Talk host was not “angry with” her husband, who she married in 1997. However, she “wishes he didn’t” get physical with the comedian.

“It was in the heat of the moment and it was him overreacting. She knows it, he knows that. They’re in agreement that he overreacted,” a source exclusively told UseThis was earlier in the month.

“She doesn’t want to be the center of attention, she doesn’t want her husband being the center of attention,” the insider added. “This was not how she saw the night going — no one did. He was a winner of one of the most important awards in his life and the entire evening became about Will and Chris [and]They didn’t want that. She hopes that they can move on.”

Pinkett Smith is back on the red carpet and made her first public appearance at opening of Debbie Allen Dance Academy at Rhimes Performing Arts Center, Los Angeles, April 10. The Maryland native’s Red Table TalkShe also returned to Facebook for season 5, and hinted that the family would eventually unpack all the Oscars drama.

“Considering all that has happened in the last few weeks, the Smith family has been focusing on deep healing. Some of the discoveries around our healing will be shared at the table when the time calls,” a statement from Pinkett Smith read ahead of the season premiere of Red Table TalkWednesday, April 20

The onscreen message continued: “Until then… the table will continue offering itself to powerful, inspiring and healing testimonies like that of our incredibly impressive first guest. Thanks for joining us, Jada.”

The children are shared by the couple Jaden Smith, 23, and Willow Smith, 21. The AladdinActors are also available. Trey SmithHe shares his 29-year-old ex-wife with. Sheree Zampino.

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