Jada Pinkett Smith Recalls Passing Out on Set Due to a ‘Bad Batch’ of Ecstasy

  Jada Pinkett Smith opened past addictions, particularly drug addiction, on the latest episode of Red Table Talk. During the conversation, Jada’s mother Adrienne Banfield-Norris spoke about her past addiction prompting Jada to reveal her own struggles. Back in 1996, Jada said she “passed out” while on the set of The Nutty Professor due to a “bad batch of ecstasy.” She said the ordeal was “eye-opening,” but admitted at the time, she lied to her colleagues about why she lost consciousness. “I told everybody that I had taken…’I must’ve had old…

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Will Smith Almost Lost “Independence Day” Part Due to Racial Bias

  Will Smith’s iconic role in ‘Independence Day’ set him off on a path of fame and notoriety as a movie star, as he would appear in many blockbuster films following the movie’s success. However, it was revealed that Will Smith almost lost out on the role due to a racial bias. It was noted that Smith was the first choice for the ‘Independence Day,’ but the director of the movie—Roland Emmerich, said the studio didn’t want Smith because they felt casting a Black man would hinder the movie’s box…

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Will Smith Defends Naomi Osaka Following Mental Health Discussion

Previously, Naomi Osaka was fined $15,000 after noting she wouldn’t be speaking to press following her French Open match due to mental health reasons. Osaka won her first match but was swiftly hit with a fine and was threatened with suspension if she didn’t speak to the press. Because of that, Osaka withdrew from the French Open. The storied player addressed the matter, saying, “I’m gonna take some time away from the court now, but when the time is right I really want to work with the Tour to discuss…

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Will and Jada’s Daughter Willow Opens Up About Being Polyamorous

  During the latest episode of The Red Table Talk, Willow Smith opened up to her mother, Jada Pinkett Smith, and grandmother, Adrienne Banfield-Norris. The 20-year-old explained, “Let’s say you haven’t always been the person wanting sex all the time, but your partner is. Are you going to be the person to say, ‘Just because I don’t have these needs, you can’t have them either?’” She added, “That’s one of the reasons why I was interested in poly because I was introduced to it through kind of a nonsexual lens. In my…

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Will And Jada Pinkett Smith Sign 7-Year-Old YouTube Star Who Earned $18 Million Last Year

Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith have swooped in to sign up one of the world’s youngest social media superstars. Anastasia Radzinskaya, who was born in Russia and now lives in Florida, is only seven but boasts her own YouTube empire comprising 14 channels that collectively soared past 200 million subscribers in January. The pint-sized celebrity also has more than four million TikTok followers and Forbes magazine named her the seventh highest-earning YouTuber of 2020, with earnings of $18.5 million. Now she has teamed with the Hollywood stars’ Westbrook Studios…

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How Jada Pinkett Smith and Family Built the Realest Talk Show on TV

© Photograph by Yana Yatsuk for Rolling Stone. Jada Pinkett Smith and Adrienne Banfield-Jones: Hair b… When Willow Smith was 11, she made a request of her mom, the actress and musician Jada Pinkett Smith: “I know you as my mother, but I want to know who you were before you were my mother.” Pinkett Smith was shocked that her daughter was already curious in that way. She was also open to revealing more of herself. So, that Mother’s Day, Pinkett Smith called up her own mom, Adrienne Banfield-Norris, and the three of them settled in…

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