Just a few weeks ago, Jada Pinkett Smith, wife of blockbuster actor Will Smith, made headlines for reportedly shopping for a divorce lawyer in the Los Angeles area. On Wednesday, Jada put those splitsville rumors on its head when she told TMZ who her Valentine will be this year.
TMZ caught up with the actress as she appeared to be walking to her car. After TMZ asked Jada if hubby Will would be her Valentine, with a large smile, Jada responded, “Of course
The Smiths have been married for 15 years and have two children, Jaden and Willow, who have already made a name for themselves with successful acting and singing careers.
Over the years, it had been reported that the couple has an open marriage. In an interview, Will said:
Our perspective is, you don’t avoid what’s natural,” Will said. “You’re going to be attracted to people. In our marriage vows, we didn’t say ‘forsaking all others.’ The vow that we made was that you will never hear that I did something after the fact.
Afterward, Jada went on the record, saying:
We always have people that we’re attracted to that we talk about. That don’t stop just because your married. Somebody’s always gonna catch your eye. That’s real. Somebody’s gonna always be prettier than me, somebody’s always gonna be more in awe of him than me.
Despite people’s theories that open marriages don’t work, the couple always maintained a blissful veneer.
Consequently, much of the public was caught off guard when it was reported that the couple’s relationship was on the rocks last August due to a power struggle over their kids’ careers. Adding fuel to the fire, Jada was allegedly seen with celebrity divorce lawyer Laura Wasser, who has also represented Kim Kardashian, Maria Schriver, and Britney Spears.
Time will tell whether Jada’s latest quote proves that their marriage is indeed intact.