Is Will Smith truly jealous of Chris Rock and Jada Pinkett‘s romantic historical past? One tabloid claims Rock and Smith’s rivalry runs a lot deeper than the now-infamous Oscars slap. Right here’s what we all know.
Oscars Night time Was ‘Ultimate Straw’ For Will Smith?
The most recent version of OK! studies issues are tenser than ever between Will and Jada Pinkett Smith. Rumors of an open marriage and the revelation of Jada’s “entanglement” with August Alsina again in 2020 have sophisticated the Smiths’ public picture lately. And sources say that the couple was struggling lengthy earlier than the now-infamous Oscars evening the place Will slapped comic Chris Rock for making a joke about Jada.
“Will and Jada have weathered lots of storms,” an insider explains. Apparently, Will believed that Jada and Rock had a “flirtation” behind the scenes whereas they had been each engaged on the 2005 animated movie Madagascar. “Jada has promised that nothing ever occurred between her and Chris, however there’s nonetheless a ton of animosity on Will’s half as a result of he looks like Chris actually disrespected him on the time,” the tipster reveals. “That’s the rationale he snapped.”
What Occurred Earlier than The Oscars?
The reality of Will Smith’s now-infamous Oscars slap is much simpler than the tabloid makes it out to be. It’s true that there was a bit extra to the story when it got here to the rivalry between Will and Rock—nevertheless it isn’t as a result of Will feared he and Jada had an affair.
Chris Rock has a protracted historical past of constructing jabs at Jada Pinkett Smith. Again within the ’90s, Rock made a joke about her position within the Million Lady March on his Chris Rock Present. Then Rock made one other joke at Jada’s expense throughout his 2016 Oscars monologue. It’s completely attainable that Rock’s historical past of ribbing the Smiths might have contributed to the escalation we witnessed at this 12 months’s Oscars ceremony.
However the notion that Will ever suspected something romantic was happening between Jada and Chris Rock is totally ridiculous. Not that it even issues, however Madagascar was fully animated—Rock and Jada didn’t bodily do a lot work collectively. At most, they did an interview or two collectively to advertise. Will had loads of motivation for shedding his mood Oscars evening, and there’s completely no have to convolute the story with unfounded jealousy rumors.
The Tabloids On Will and Jada Pinkett Smith
That is removed from the primary tabloid to invest about Will Smith and Jada Pinkett’s dwelling life. Earlier this month, In Contact reported that the Smiths’ marriage was hanging on by a thread. Then the Globe claimed Pinkett was serving Smith with a $400 million divorce. And extra just lately the Nationwide Enquirer claimed Pinkett was forcing Smith to go to remedy. Clearly, the tabloids have had a subject day speculating in regards to the Smiths’ marriage since Oscar evening, and OK! is not any exception.