Monday, October 3, 2022

Jada Pinkett Smith Gets Real About Infidelity and Betrayals in Marriage on ‘Red Table Talk’ [WATCH]

*Tune-in to Facebook Watch on Monday, June 10 to see an all new episode of the Daytime Emmy nominated show, “Red Table Talk.”

In this episode, Jada Pinkett Smith and her mother Adrienne Banfield Norris explore the topic of infidelity with world-renowned couples therapist, Esther Perel. The ladies also divulge their own personal experiences with infidelity including a shocking revelation by Jada. Get a sneak peek look at the episode via the clips above and below.

“I’m asked a lot about, ‘Is there infidelity in your relationship with Will?’” Jada explained. “And it’s like, ‘No, but there’ve been other betrayals of the heart that have been far bigger than I could even think in regards to an infidelity situation.’”

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Jada previously opened up about how she and Will have put in a lot of work to keep their marriage together.

“Personally, in my journey, what I had to realize was that I had to find all the peace, love and joy within my heart in order to bring it to the table to share,” the mother of two said in an episode of Red Table Talk back in February, PEOPLE reports. “Will had to go away and find the peace, love and joy in his heart to share.”

“So that’s what we share instead of our traumas from our childhood, all of our insecurities and fears that we usually come to the table within our relationships to have our partners fix,” she continued.

For this latest episode, Jada, Adrienne and Perel explore the “alternatives to divorce.”

“Everybody thinks as soon as you find out there’s been an affair you have to get a divorce,” Pinkett Smith said, with Perel replying, “I’m not of that persuasion because I think there are many relational betrayals. Contempt, neglect, and violence and indifference and nobody tells people, ‘Leave, leave, get the hell out.’”

She continued, “And especially on women, it’s the real new pressure. God forbid you still love the person who actually cheated on you. Maybe that person is a lot of things and cheated on you. It’s like the shame of staying, now that you can go you’ve got to get out.”

Don’t miss the conversation when “Red Table Talk” airs Monday at 9:00 a.m. PT / 12:00 p.m. ET on Facebook Watch.

Ny MaGee
Ny MaGee is an entertainment reporter with over 15 years of experience working in the film industry in areas including production and post-production, marketing, distribution, and acquisitions. She has worked for legendary film producer Roger Corman, Quentin Tarantino's production team at Miramax, the late Larry Flynt, MTV/ VH1, Hallmark Channel, Paramount, Jim Henson Co., Parade Magazine, and various LA-based companies representing above-the-line talent.




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