Earlier this month Jada Pinkett Smith discussed whether or not she and husband Will Smith were in an open marriage, with HuffPost Live. At the time she said, “I’ve always told Will, ‘You can do whatever you want as long as you can look at yourself in the mirror and be okay. Because at the end of the day, Will is his own man. I’m here as his partner, but he is his own man.”
After receiving backlash over her comments, the actress is “clarifying” those comments about her 16-year-marriage. Jada took to her Facebook page to release a letter about her relationship, calling it “a grown one” rather than an open one.
Let me first say this, there are far more important things to talk about in regards to what is happening in the world than whether I have an open marriage or not. I am addressing this issue because a very important subject has been born from discussions about my statement that may be worthy of addressing.
The statement I made in regard to, “Will can do whatever he wants,” has illuminated the need to discuss the relationship between trust and love and how they co-exist. Continue reading her statement after the jump! (more…)