It’s probably safe to say that Will Smith loves his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. Although controversial, the actor’s actions at this year’s toward what was considered an off-colored joke by comedian Chris Rock seemed to “prove his love.” But there are those, like comedian Earthquake, that have concluded that the love Will Smith shares for his wife is not really mutual. Let Earthquake tell it, Jada Pinkett-Smith does not see her husband as the “man of her dreams.”
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett exchanged vows on December 31, 1997. Soon, the world began to look at the couple as both relationship and marriage goals. The Bad Boys For Life star has expressed his love for Jada Pinkett Smith through the years. Will Smith recalls an immediate pull and attraction to the A Different World star in his memoir, as reported by She Knows. But before the two would become married, Will Smith wed his first wife, Sheree Zampino.
Will and Jada Pinkett Smith’s marriage has stood multiple tests, trials, and tribulations. But the couple made it clear in the very beginning that “divorce can’t be an option,” as he stated in a 2006 interview with MTV News.
But this wedding, and marriage, was not what Jada Pinkett Smith envisioned for her life. During a 2018 episode of Red Table Talk, the Set It Off actress stated that she “really didn’t wanna get married” multiple times throughout. Pinkett-Smith explained that she felt immense “pressure” as a “young actress” who was pregnant with their firstborn son, Jaden, at the time.
With more added pressure from Jada’s mother, Adrienne Banfield-Norris, they went through with the wedding. However, her mother described it as “horrible” and “a mess” and recalled Jada Pinkett-Smith being uncooperative. The husband and wife sat along with their daughter, Willow, and Banfield-Norris, who they affectionately call “Gammy,” for the episode. Jada Pinkett-Smith continued to recall negative moments of the day, “crying down the aisle” and being upset the whole day.
On the flip side, Will Smith happily remembered the day that he literally lived out his dream of “being married and having a family.” And then, who could forget the infamous stain in the couple’s history known as Jada Pinkett-Smith’s entanglement with R&B singer August Alsina. In 2020, news of the wild affair that occurred in 2016 was exposed by Alsina during an interview with Angela Yee. Other instances of the actress’s constant fond memories of her close friendship with Tupac have drawn criticism from many on (and off) social media.
The Smiths’ have also been accused of oversharing the intimate scenes of their personal lives. The couple, in particular Jada Pinkett Smith, has come under fire for being extremely vocal about topics circling their sex life and true feelings for one another. There was even a moment in 2020 when the Daytime Emmy Award-winning actress revealed on Red Table Talk that she “doesn’t know Will at all.”
With all that has been discovered and spoken from the couple, it hasn’t been hard to find various opinions from others on their love life. For instance, during a recent conversation with Shannon Sharpe on the Club Shay Shay podcast, Earthquake flat out states his belief that Jada Pinkett Smith does not love Will Smith.
“F*** no,” the comedian stated when asked by Sharpe. Other than the entanglement mentioned above and the oversharing, Earthquake adds Jada Pinkett Smith’s actions following the Will Smith and Chris Rock incident at the Oscars are part of the reason.
According to Earthquake, love would not have allowed the Oscar Winning-actor to walk on stage and slap Chris Rock. The comedian then said that love was also not shown when Jada Pinkett Smith laughed following the incident.
Shannon Sharpe then asked Earthquake if a divorce would potentially make Will Smith happier in the clip. The comedian responded by sharing his belief that the actor would find happiness when he realizes he shares a trait with “most men.”
“[You’re] in love with a woman that don’t love you,” said Earthquake. He added that there is nothing much a man in that position can do to achieve that woman’s unconditional love. You can check out the full exchange below.