Living life to its fullest! There’s no right way to have a happy relationship, these non-monogamous celebrities know that better than anyone.
Will Smith and Jada pinkett SmithThe intricacies of their marriage have been openly discussed for years. (Well + Good defines a non-monogamous relationship as “a relationship structure wherein anyone involved may have multiple consensual romantic, sexual, or intimate relationships happening at once, and all parties involved are aware of these factors.”)
Although the couple, who were married in97, were very private for the majority of their relationship they still remained close. King Richard star told GQThey both had romantic and/or sexual experiences together in November 2020.
“Jada never believed in conventional marriage … Jada had family members that had an unconventional relationship,” the Bel-Air: The Fresh PrinceThe explanation was given by an alum at the time.
“We have given each other trust and freedom, with the belief that everybody has to find their own way. And marriage for us can’t be a prison,” he continued. “The freedoms that we’ve given one another and the unconditional support, to me, is the highest definition of love.”
Pinkett Smith famously recalled her “entanglement” with R&B singer August AlsinaIn a July 2020 episode from her Facebook Watch series, Red Table Talk — though she revealed she and Smith were estranged at the time.
Shailene WoodleyAnother A-lister, who spoke out about their sexual explorations, was Judith. The New York Times in 2020 that she’s “experienced both an open relationship and a deeply monogamous relationship.”
The Big Little Lies star — who split from ex-fiancé Aaron RodgersIn February 2022, one-year after Us Weekly confirmed their relationship — told The Times, “I think we’re in a day and age where there should be no rules except for the ones designed by two people in a partnership — or three people, whatever floats your boat!”
Other actresses Bella Thorne is someone who has been in a “throuple,” as she once called her previous relationship with Mod Sun Tana MongeauThe, which began in Oct 2018 and ended in the early part of 2019, was
“I don’t think anybody will really understand the bonds that I share with Mod or Tana,” the former Disney Channel star told Gay Times for the outlet’s February 2019 issue.
Keep scrolling for more information from the Smiths and Woodley, Thorne, and other non-monogamous stars about their decision to explore multiple relationships.