The actress is stirring things up with each revelation about her shared history with the late rapper.
In a Showtime preview all the smoke On the podcast, Jada Pinkett Smith, 52, revealed that late rapper Tupac Shakur proposed to her while he was serving time for sexual abuse in 1995.
These claims emerged shortly after the arrest of suspect and former gang leader Keefe D, almost 30 years later.
In the interview, the Madagascar The voice actress opened up about why she thinks he asked her to marry him and why it was so difficult to write more details about their relationship in her upcoming book. Valuable.
Jada Pinkett Smith reveals that Tupac proposed to her while she was in prison.
Jada and Tupac met at the Baltimore School of the Arts when they were teenagers. They had a close bond until Pac’s death.
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“I talk about this in the book, when I go to see him at Rikers. When I wrote about it in the book and when I had to talk about it, say my words for the audible version of the book, that was probably one of the most painful parts,” Pinkett Smith explained.
“Seeing it there, in the condition it was in and having to leave it there, it was in bad shape,” he continued. “And then when he asked me to marry him, he was at Rikers and I knew at that moment that A.) He needed someone to spend time with him, which I was going to do anyway. You don’t have to marry me to do that, I’m here.”
Pinkett Smith goes on to reveal the rather intimate relationship she had with Shakur, even going so far as to call him her “one true soulmate” in a recent statement to Implementation.
Pinkett Smith has been married to Oscar-winning actor Will Smith since 1997. However, in a recent story, Pinkett Smith revealed that she and he have been separated since 2016.
“Why was it fractured? It’s a lot of things,” she said. girls trip explained the actress. “I think by the time we got to 2016, we were exhausted from trying. “I think we were both caught up in our fantasy of what we thought the other person should be.”
Divorce has been an idea, but Pinkett Smith revealed that she simply refuses to take that leap during an interview with Hoda Kotb of Today. She couldn’t move forward because she “made a promise” that she and Smith would solve her problems no matter what.
“I made a promise that there will never be a reason for us to get divorced. We will work on whatever. “I just haven’t been able to break that promise.”
His recent antics have also sparked negative reactions from fans and critics alike, including DJ Funk Flex in this recent story.
“This is the worst kind of woman!” -exclaimed Flex-. “Always focused on the old man! Stay focused on Will! He is alive and here!
These comments come after Pinkett Smith continued to offer her thoughts on Shakur finally getting justice and revealing how emotionally involved she was with him. She even posted a never-before-seen video of them lip-syncing to Will Smith’s “Parents Just Do n’t Understand.”
Continuing, Pinkett Smith said she believed Tupac Shakur “needed a rock” at the time because of their history together.
“I just wanted to feel that foundation solidified,” Pinkett Smith explains.
He Red table talk The presenter also believed that if she had said yes to the rapper’s proposal, it most likely would not have lasted.
“I just think it was the state of mind he was in,” Pinkett Smith continued. She shared that his overall demeanor was “starting to change” in a positive direction before he was incarcerated. “I think he felt that he was okay, if I can control myself, that will keep me on a trajectory.”
There seems to be a lot going on in the Smith family. With the release of Pinkett Smith’s book on the horizon, we can only imagine what else she has to share.