Jada Pinkett Smith, 52, stated she and Will Smith, 55, are “staying collectively” no matter being separated, on a brand new episode of The Drew Barrymore Present. The actress was selling her new memoir, Worthy, when she opened up about her marriage to the actor, which began in 1997, and different intimate particulars about her life. The pair separated in 2016 however nonetheless stay shut.
“I really feel like possibly your and his shadow separated in a means on this e-book, whether or not they keep collectively ceaselessly or not,” host Drew Barrymore stated to Jada throughout the interview. “It sounds such as you’re staying collectively ceaselessly.”
“We’re staying collectively ceaselessly,” she replied, referring to the Males in Black star. “I attempted. We tried.”
Jada’s newest feedback about her and Will come after she shocked the world when she revealed that they had been separated for seven years, in an interview with TODAY in October. “By the point we acquired to 2016, we had been exhausted with attempting,” she admitted on the time. “I believe we had been each sort of nonetheless caught in our fantasy of what we thought the opposite individual needs to be.”
In a comply with up interview with PEOPLE, Jada additional defined that she and Will had been nonetheless “figuring issues out” and doing “work” collectively. “We’ve been performing some actually heavy-duty work collectively,” the Scream 2 star stated. “We simply acquired deep love for one another, and we’re going to determine what that appears like for us.”
She additionally revealed that she was battling suicidal ideas earlier than she and Will, whom shares son Jaden, 25, and daughter Willow, 23, with, began a romantic relationship, and their bond helped her by means of the darkish time. She even stopped taking the treatment Prozac. “As soon as I met Will, I fully deserted my psychological well being,” she confessed. “I used to be so intoxicated by him and our dynamic. I actually felt like I’m cured. He turned the drug.”
Worthy was launched on October 17 and is obtainable now.