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Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith finally brought themselves to the Red Table to discuss the August Alsina allegations that she had a torrid love affair with August for years.

In an interview with NY radio personality Angela Yee, August said Will Smith gave him his "blessing" to pursue the lonely actress.

Jada admitted in so many words that the affair happened -- during a break in her marriage to Will -- but she never needed her husband's blessing to get her back blown out by a young stud.

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"I felt like it was really important to come to the table and clear the air," Jada said on her popular Facebook Watch show. Added Smith, "We were purposely not saying anything... We specifically never said anything. So coming to the table was like, we just felt like it got to the point where you gotta say something."

Will took his wife's usual position at the table and interviewed her about the events that rocked social media.

The couple stated they "befriended" August, who had addictions to drugs and "just needed some help" with his mental health issues.

Eventually, Jada and Will went through a rough patch. "We broke up," as Will put it.

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"We decided that we were going to separate for a period of time and you go figure out how to make yourself happy and I'll figure out how to make myself happy," Will said.

It was during that time that Jada and August grew closer -- if you hear August tell it.

Jada explains that she "got into a different kind of entanglement with August."

She said she wanted to make one thing clear: Her husband never gave her permission to pursue the young stud in a relationship, because it was not his to give.

"The only person that can give permission in that particular circumstance is myself," she said. "But what August was probably trying to communicate - because I could actually see how he would perceive it as permission, because we were separated amicably. And I think he also wanted to make it clear that he's not a home-wrecker. Which he's not."

Jada admitted she was a broken woman after her husband left her.

"I was very broken. Now in the process of that relationship, I definitely realized that you can't find happiness outside of yourself. And luckily enough, you and I were also going through a process of healing in a much different manner," she told Will.

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Jada admitted the relationship - or an "entanglement" as she calls it - with August made her feel younger and scratched an itch she had for years.

"I just wanted to feel good. It had been soooo long since I felt good. And it was really a joy to just help heal somebody. I think that has a lot to do with my codependency. Which is another thing that I had to learn to break in this cycle... There's something about that childhood trauma that feels as though it can be fixed through fixing people. Versus fixing me."

During their conversation, Will and Jada laughed about the experience. "I think it could be weird for people that we're laughing and talking about it," Will said, "But --"

"It happened so long ago," Jada explained.

"And our experiences of working through it, fighting through it, talking through it, and therapizing through it," Will said.

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At another point, Smith joked, "I'ma get you back [for the relationship]."

"You gon' get me back? I think you got me back," Jada laughed. "I think we're good on that, okay?"

To which her husband replied, "Okay, that's probably true."
 

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Singer August Alsina insists he gave former lover Jada Pinkett Smith "advanced notice" that he was going public with the salacious details of their alleged love affair.

The musician hit headlines last week after claiming he was involved in a torrid secret romance with Jada for years -- and he even received the blessing of the actress' husband of 23 years, Will Smith.

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Alsina, 27, defended his decision to go public. He explained in an Instagram post on Friday, July 3, that he needed to share the truth to free himself from "oppression" and "the invisible walls of silent societal construct".

In the lengthy note, the "No Love" singer argues the backlash to his comments only serves to fuel his search to be his true self and "reach the gift of harmony within myself".

He goes on to insist he didn't betray anyone's trust, as he gave the Smiths advance notice of his candid interview with New York radio personality Angela Yee.

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"My heart has no malice or hate toward anyone on this planet," he states. "I just simply want the chains off & I'm willing to DIE getting there. The gift of freedom is yours to have, God promises us that, but only if you're willing...

"i should also say that, no one was side swiped by any conversation, everyone got courtesy calls time in advance. Wishing Everyone Big Love!"

The Girls Trip star's rep dismissed the allegations as "absolutely not true", but Jada, 48, subsequently teased an upcoming tell-all episode of her Red Table Talk Facebook series.
 

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Will Smith's sister, Ellen Smith added her 2 cents to the ongoing drama involving her old brother and his wife, actress Jada Pinkett Smith.

Will and Jada denied singer August Alsina's allegations that he was involved in a years-long affair with the mother of two.

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The 27-year-old claimed Will gave him his blessing to pursue his lonely wife.

In a cryptic post on Instagram, Ellen Smith wrote:

"Those you follow and admire so much promoting truth & "keeping it real" don't seem so admirable right now huh?"

She captioned the post:

"Good afternoon all. I keep having this conversation lately. My only response is research your hero's [sic], roll models [sic] and your advisors. Everyone has a past. Some whose are relevant to the present. Pay attention please on your journey and in life. Use your intuition and discernment. If their energy feels off it probably is. People will be wolves in sheep’s clothing pretending to help you but really manipulating a situation or person to suit their own malicious needs. #staywoke."

The message, which doesn't mention her famous brother or sister-in-law, seems to suggest that somebody is lying about Jada and August's secret love affair.

Ellen, 49, is a twin who allegedly claimed she was estranged from her brother Will because he was ashamed of her dark skin.

Will, 51, is the second oldest of 4 siblings.
 


 

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Most narcissists (75%) are males. Male narcissists tend to emphasize their money, power status, good looks, or social status.

Female narcissists tend to emphasize their beauty, body, feminine wiles, charm, sexuality, social or celebrity status, and money.

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Female narcissists use their own children as significant sources of narcissistic supply. They present their children to the world as an extension of themselves. Children of a narcissist are expected to be perfect - like their mom.

They Seek Out Vulnerable Men

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Narcissists use their beauty and feminine wiles to obtain more narcissistic supply by getting their hooks into vulnerable men. Some men can't believe they lucked up with such a beautiful woman.

When a narcissist meets a vulnerable (weak-minded) man, she tends to bring up the subject of marriage and children early and repeatedly.

Be wary if your son suddenly announces he's engaged within 90 days of meeting his new love.

Masters of Control

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Narcissists use control tactics to reel in vulnerable men. "Love bombing" is a tactic the narcissist uses to reel in and control her victim.

Flattery gets a female narcissist everywhere. She begins by lavishing him with almost non-stop attention, such as constant and persistent text messages, phone calls, or social media messaging. The texts and calls will be relentless -- sometimes 100 text messages per day.

The calls and texts begin early in the morning and end late at night. Part of her motivation is to keep tabs on her victim. She learns his daily routine, habits, and work schedule so she can use them against him later on.

She will even use YOU to keep tabs on your own son for her.

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Singer August Alsina discussed an emotional phone call he received from Jada Pinkett Smith while he was on tour.

"That was the thing. To feel your emotion and to hear you bawling. That was a reality check for me. I was like, 'Wow, if someone else can love you that much that it hurts them, why doesn't it bother you that you are actually hurting yourself?' That moment really changed the trajectory of my life."

If she has money she will lavish him with gifts or exotic trips in the beginning -- only to pull back and drain him of his financial resources later on.

Be wary if your son brags about how much money his new woman spends on him. The attention can be overwhelming and intoxicating in the beginning. But it won't last. They use control tactics to win his trust and to manipulate him. This behavior is toxic.

Another tactic she uses is non-stop compliments and expressing her love for him in a short period of time. If a woman says she loves him after one week - that's usually a bad sign.

Common phrases used by narcissists include:

  • "You are perfect in every way."
  • "I've never met anyone like you!"
  • "I will never take you for granted"
  • "You're the only man I've ever loved."
  • These phrases seem harmless, but they are calculated to gain maximum control.

    "True love does not want all your time and energy focused on them alone. They respect other commitments, ideas, and boundaries." ~ Tabitha Westbrook, licensed professional counselor

    He is convinced he met his soulmate

    If your son is convinced he's met his soulmate after a short period of dating, he probably hasn't.

    Some phrases she might use on him include:

  • "We were born to be together."
  • "It was fate that we finally met."
  • "You understand me more than anyone."
  • "We're soulmates."
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    She's very needy or clingy

    Teach your son that true love is never clingy or needy. She is never satisfied with the time he gives her. She always wants more. She knows his schedule and his daily routine like the back of her hand. He is expected to give her all of his free time.

    Projection and Gaslighting

    This is a defense mechanism used by narcissists to protect their fragile egos.

    A narcissist will always accuse their victims of behaviors that they themselves are guilty of. Explain to your son that she will accuse him of the same things she does. She will deny saying or doing the things she accuses him of.

    She will say that his friends or strangers noticed the same behaviors in him ("Your friends even say that you [fill in the blank]"). She will distort reality to confuse him and make him doubt his own sanity.

    The more he resists, the more she argues. She will then abruptly change the subject. If he refuses to change the subject, she will fly into a rage unlike anything he's ever seen before.

    Narcissistic rage

    Narcissistic rage is an intense, over-the-top anger or aggressive outburst. It is a reaction to "narcissistic injury" - which is caused by refusing to let a narcissist have her way.

    Narcissistic rage is usually followed by the silent treatment until he either apologizes (for causing her narcissistic injury) or he submits to her demands.

    Stay tuned for the final installment of Teaching Your Son to Spot a Narcissist.
     

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    Jada Pinkett Smith teased a revealing new episode of her Red Table Talk online series after denying allegations of an extramarital affair with singer August Alsina.

    The Girls Trip star hit headlines this week after the 27-year-old singer claimed he was involved in a secret years-long romance with the mother-of-two.

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    He confessed that Jada's husband, Will Smith, gave him his blessings to pursue his lonely wife.

    In a heart wrenching interview with NY radio personality Angela Yee, August said, "I actually sat down with Will and had a conversation. Due to the transformation from their marriage to life partnership that they spoke on several times, and not involving romanticism, he gave me his blessing."

    August described the devastation he felt after Jada allegedly used him for her sexual needs then abruptly cut him off.

    "I totally gave myself to that relationship for years of my life. I truly and really, really deeply loved, and have a ton of love for her. I devoted myself to it, I gave my full self to it. So much so to the point that I can die right now and be OK with knowing that I truly gave myself to somebody. I really loved the person that I experienced that (with) and know what (that feels) like - if some people never get that in this lifetime."

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    But the actress' spokesperson insisted the accusations were "absolutely not true", and on Thursday, Jada took to social media to announce she would be discussing the rumors on her Facebook Watch series.

    "There's some healing that needs to happen... so I'm bringing myself to The Red Table," she tweeted.

    Jada didn't directly mention the tumultuous affair with August, but her Twitter followers were quick to pounce on the news as they awaited further details.

    "Date and time honey bc (because) we will alllllllll be attending (sic)!!!" replied one fan, while another commented, "it was only a matter of time".

    Jada has been married to Will since 1997 and they share daughter Willow, 19, and 21-year-old son Jaden, who is said to have introduced his mother to Alsina in 2015.

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    Jada Pinkett Smith's own words about having an open marriage with husband Will Smith have come back to haunt her.

    Jada, 48, vigorously denied allegations as "absolutely not true" that Will gave August Alsina his blessing to pursue her.

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    But fans remain unconvinced that the older, wiser woman didn't take advantage of the emotionally troubled 27-year-old singer for her own needs.

    Will and Jada have been plagued by open marriage rumors for over a decade. It is rumored that the A-list couple enjoyed a swinger's lifestyle with both men and women.

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    According to one insider who is very credible, Will and Jada invited friends for a swinger's weekend in Aspen, Colorado. The source - now a happily married mom of three - was asked to partake in the activities, but she politely declined.

    Jada spoke about her open marriage in an interview with Marc Lamont Hill for the Huffington Post in 2013.

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    "Because at the end of the day, Will is his own man," Jada said. "I'm here as his partner, but he is his own man. He has to decide who he wants to be and that's not for me to do for him. Or vice versa."

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    In 2015, she told Howard Stern that her husband was free to wander.

    "Here's the deal with that, Howard, you've got to trust who you're with. And at the end of the day, I'm not here to be anybody's watcher," she said. "I'm not his watcher. He's a grown man. Here's what I trust — I trust that the man that Will is, is the man of integrity. So, he's got all the freedom in the world. As long as Will can look himself in the mirror and be okay, I'm good."

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    During a revealing Red Table Talk discussion in October 2018, Will and Jada confirmed they were together but living apart as life partners. "We are devoted to each other in a spiritual sense," Will said.

    He said he "retired" from trying to make Jada happy and he "empowered" her to find happiness on her own.

    "The things that Jada needs to be happy, I'm not going to agree with them on, right?" Will said. "I truly have learned the definition of unconditional love."
     

     

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    Earlier this week, Jada Pinkett Smith denied allegations that she manipulated August Alsina into a relationship with her husband Will Smith's blessings.

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    The 27-year-old "No Love" singer made headlines when he sat down for an interview with New York radio personality Angela Yee about his alleged affair with the 48-year-old star.

    "I actually sat down with Will and had a conversation," August said. "Due to the transformation from their marriage to life partnership that they spoke on several times, and not involving romanticism, he gave me his blessing."

    August explained the deep emotional bond he'd developed with the older woman who convinced him it was love.

    "I totally gave myself to that relationship for years of my life. I truly and really, really deeply loved, and have a ton of love for her. I devoted myself to it, I gave my full self to it. So much so to the point that I can die right now and be OK with knowing that I truly gave myself to somebody. I really loved the person that I experienced that (with) and know what (that feels) like - if some people never get that in this lifetime."

    How did August end up in a situation that most men would not find themselves in? August appears to be an emotionally weak man who struggles with self-esteem and a desire to be loved by a narcissistic mother figure.

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    Jada, a mother-of-two children who practically raised themselves, has admitted to being a narcissist.

    Narcissism is a mental disorder characterized by a preoccupation with self. A narcissist puts her own aspirations, needs, success, and personal preferences above others.

    It is important for parents to teach their children how to spot a narcissist to avoid falling into their trap. A vulnerable teen or man who is dumped by a narcissist can be left feeling depressed, confused, disoriented, lethargic, or suicidal.

    Vulnerable people like August are like fish bait to a narcissist once she gets her hook into them.

    Which brings us to the first sign that a woman may be a narcissist.

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    1. Narcissists are very attractive

    Most narcissists are very attractive people. They are physically stunning, beautiful and irresistible. Their beauty makes it easier for people to gravitate towards them.

    They are experts at spotting prey in a crowded room. Once they meet, they will know within minutes if your son is emotionally weak and vulnerable. They will prey on his weakness and his strong desire to be loved.

    That's why it's important to teach your son the basics - how to spot a narcissist at an early age.

    If your son has a healthy, loving, secure upbringing - half of the battle is won. You must constantly tell your minor son how much he is loved - until he gets tired of hearing it. Tell him you love him by your words and actions. Begin early, before he is 7 and has developed a  personality.

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    2. Narcissists love being the center of attention

    Warn your son that a narcissist is usually the most popular woman in the room. She can be a celebrity, an executive, professional athlete, or CEO of her own company. Or she can be the girl next door.

    What sets them apart from others is their ability to draw a crowd. Once she gets her hooks into your son she will use him, drain him, and then dispose of him like a piece of trash.

    3. Love bombing

    Love bombing is the narcissist's most potent weapon. That's how she gets her hooks into your son. It begins within hours after the exchange of phone numbers.

    Narcissists are extremely manipulative and dangerous. Once they have a victim on the hook they will do everything to make sure he stays there. Communication technology makes it easier for a predator to hook her prey. She begins by showering him with text messages and/or phone calls.

    The texts will be excessive - multiple texts per hour. Sometimes 100 texts per day. The weak-minded, vulnerable man will be flattered by all the attention from a celebrity. But the healthy, secure man will not be impressed with her excess text messages. He will be aware that something is wrong.

    Love bombs can also take the form of notes left on the bathroom mirror or a car windshield. Flowers delivered to his job is a favorite tactic of a narcissist. Her goal is to get him to spend more time with her, and less time with others.

    While exhilarating at first, love bombing can feel like being stalked. A weak, vulnerable man won't think he is being stalked. The lavish attention will be so intoxicating, he will invite the predator to move in with him because he craves the nonstop attention. Unfortunately, it doesn't last.

    "If you're feeling that something just isn't right about the person or your relationship, these constant reminders of "how good you are together" — when you suspect that you really aren't — can be an effort to keep you tethered. It's often the first line used by a potential abuser."

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    Sometimes there are "love at first sight" stories that end well. The relationship builds quickly, but stays at a healthy pace that is comfortable for both parties involved.

    A relationship with a narcissist rarely ends well - unless she's involved with another narcissist or a man who has more wealth and power than she does. Then she will form a "life partnership" with him and use him to lure in her victims.

    Stay tuned for part 2 of Teaching your son how to spot a narcissist.

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    On Tuesday, Jada Pinkett Smith and her husband Will Smith denied allegations suggesting she had a yearslong fling with singer August Alsina.

    And just to make sure everyone got the message, her representative reached out to bloggers on Wednesday to shoot down the allegations.

    The "No Love" singer made the claims in an interview with New York radio personality Angela Yee.

    He said he personally received the blessing of A-list actor Will Smith to pursue his lonely wife.

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    "I actually sat down with Will and had a conversation," August said. "Due to the transformation from their marriage to life partnership that they spoke on several times, and not involving romanticism, he gave me his blessing."

    August explained the deep emotional bond he'd developed with the older woman who convinced him it was love.

    "I totally gave myself to that relationship for years of my life. I truly and really, really deeply loved, and have a ton of love for her. I devoted myself to it, I gave my full self to it. So much so to the point that I can die right now and be OK with knowing that I truly gave myself to somebody. I really loved the person that I experienced that (with) and know what (that feels) like - if some people never get that in this lifetime."

    But the 48-year-old Girls Trip star denied the allegations through her spokesperson, who told the New York Post the claims are "absolutely not true".

    August, 27, was introduced to Jada in 2015 by her 21-year-old son, Jaden, and he even joined the Smith family on vacation in Hawaii in 2016.

    Jada and Will are also parents to Willow, 19.

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    August Alsina confirmed what everyone already knew: that Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith have an open marriage.

    The singer confirmed he was once in a relationship with the mother-of-two and that Will Smith gave him his blessing.

    "I love those people like my family. I don't ever have a bad thing to say about them. They are beautiful people," August told Angela Yee in an interview to promote his new album The Product III: StateofEMERGEncy.

    The 27-year-old singer said he had a man-to-man conversation with Will about creeping with his wife on the side.

    "I actually sat down with Will and had a conversation, due to the transformation from their marriage to life partnership—that they've spoken on several times," Alsina said.

    "And it not involving romanticism -- he gave me his blessing -- I totally gave myself to that relationship for years of my life. And I truly and really, really deeply loved and have a ton of love for her."

    He continued: "I devoted myself to it. So much so that I can die right now and be okay with knowing that I truly gave myself to someone. I really loved a person."

    Rumors have swirled for over a decade that Will and Jada enjoyed extramarital flings with both sexes.

    Rumors that August and Jada, 48, were seeing each other first arose back in 2016 when he was spotted on vacation in Hawaii with the Smith family.

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    At first Jada dismissed the rumors, telling business associates that August was a family friend whom she was mentoring through hard times.

    The following year, August shard a photo of himself with Jada's mother, Adrienne Banfield-Jones, and he captioned the image "Date night."

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    In 2018, he appeared on Red Table Talk and explained his relationship with Jada, saying she helped him battle drug addictions.

    "I was on tour or something and you called me and you literally broke down about it," he told Jada.

    "That was the thing. To feel your emotion and to hear you bawling. That was a reality check for me. I was like, 'Wow, if someone else can love you that much that it hurts them, why doesn't it bother you that you are actually hurting yourself?' That moment really changed the trajectory of my life."

    August released a song titled "Nunya," which renewed the rumors that he was sleeping with a married woman, who dumped him when things got a little too hot and heavy.

    "The time I invested, you can't give it back. You can't get mad at the way I react. You had me feeling it was just as an act. YOU'RE JUST AN ACTRESS!! Putting on a show."
     

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    Jada Pinkett Smith seems to be cracking under the strain of a 2-month lockdown on the West Coast.

    The 48-year-old Baltimore native shared a bizarre video with her 10.5 million followers on Sunday. The fresh-faced beauty shocked fans when she smeared red lipstick all around her mouth.

    The mother-of-two claimed she did it to prove a point.

    "Love your imperfections ... Happy Sunday," she captioned the video.

    But some of her followers expressed concerns about her mental well-being. Some thought Jada might be losing it during the forced home quarantine in California.

    "You loosing it lady.... get a grip [sic]," wrote one IG follower in the comments section.

    "Jada WTF what happened to you," wrote another concerned fan.

    This isn't the first time Jada has raised eyebrows during the pandemic.

    Last month, Jada spoke to an unlicensed therapist, Pastor John Gray, about living with a stranger -- her husband Will Smith.

    "Let me tell you, that's been something to be married to somebody 20-some odd years and realize I don't know you and you don't know me and also realizing there's an aspect of yourself you don't know either."

    We hope Jada seeks professional help when the coronavirus lockdown officially ends on November 4, 2020.
     

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    Jada Pinkett Smith had no idea her mom Adrienne Banfield-Jones overdosed on drugs in the past, but she hopes her mom's honesty will benefit others dealing with similar addictions.

    Adrienne, 66, has been sober for 30 years, but during Wednesday's episode of Jada's Facebook Watch show Red Table Talk, "Coping With Addiction During Covid-19," she told her daughter and granddaughter, Willow Smith, about her multiple past overdoses.

    Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, Jada confessed she "didn't have knowledge" of what her mom was going to say, explaining: "The great thing about Gam (Adrienne), and one of the reasons why I wanted to have this episode, is she's in her 30th year of sobriety and she has so much information to offer to those who are struggling right now.

    "She just has some really veteran, useful tips in regards to how to stay clean, how to stay connected, and what to do. It's like I always tell people, 'Never judge the journey you've been on because once you get through on the other side, you're gonna have so much to offer other people who are going through it as you once had'."

    Meanwhile, Jada, 48, who has been sober herself for more than 20 years after previously battling alcoholism, said that like many people, she is "dealing with old fear patterns" while quarantining.

    "I haven't had a drink in a long time but those psychological patterns that once would make me drink or make me look for solace outside myself are creeping back in," she confessed. "These times are so uncertain... For me, I just had to deepen some of my spiritual practices and deepen my faith."

    The star added: "All those concepts and ideas that got us to a place of sobriety are the places we need to return to and hold onto even more fiercely than we have before."

    If you are struggling with drug or alcohol addictions and you need help, call the national drug help hotline today at 1-844-289-0879.

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    Jada Pinkett Smith, Olivia Culpo and Philipp Plein paid tribute to legendary NBA star Kobe Bryant during Milan Fashion Week in Italy.

    The 42-year-old designer and Jada, 48, wore matching bedazzled Kobe-inspired purple hooded jerseys with his number 24 on the front.

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    Jada walked the runway wearing sequined pants, a black lace top and black leather cropped motorcycle jacket, all from Philipp Plein's Fall/Winter 2020-21 Collection.

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    Olivia, 27, wore a purple throwback jersey with the number 24 to honor the Lakers legend. Like Olivia, the other models wore throwback jerseys, which featured Kobe's number 24 and the Lakers' team colors.

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    Jada teased the look in a post on her Instagram stories.

    "I got to honor an icon tonight with @philipppleinofficial," she wrote over a video of herself wearing the sequined purple hoodie.

    She added: "Thinking of @vanessabryant and the girls. All proceeds go to Mamba & Mambacita Sports Foundation."

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    Will Smith and Martin Lawrence appeared on The Breakfast Club to promote the third installment of their Bad Boys movie franchise, titled Bad Boys For Life.

    Smith started stuttering when he was asked to speak on his wife Jada Pinkett Smith's brief love affair with rapper Tupac Shakur.

    "Uh, oh, f**k yeah! Oh my God!" Smith said emphatically. He went on to share that he felt intimidated and awkward around Tupac, who died in 1996. "I could never interact with 'Pac," he explained.

    Smith, 51, is convinced that Tupac never sampled Jada's goodies, but that's not what she's telling friends.
     

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    Deyjah Harris's mother, rapper Ms. Niko, seemed to call her ex-boyfriend Tip "T.I." Harris a "narcissist" after the rapper apologized profusely for joking about accompanying his daughter to the gynecologist to make sure she was still a virgin.

    "Whew chile, the narcissism," Ms. Niko wrote in a post on Instagram.com. Her followers assumed she was referring to T.I.

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    Following an art therapy session in October, Ms. Niko opened up about a "lying" ex-boyfriend.

    In a video on her IG page Ms. Niko displayed a drawing she made featuring 3 black vertical lines on white paper.

    "This line right here represents him because his ass be lying, Ok?" she said. "And, if you notice, there's two more lines on the outside because he stay f---ing lying, Ok. He lies all. the. time." She continued: "I almost put a line right through the middle of this because he has crossed very many lines!"

    T.I., 39, and his long-suffering wife, Tameka "Tiny" Harris, 44, visited Jada Pinkett Smith's Red Table Talk web series in an episode that aired on Monday, Nov. 25.

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    T.I. told Jada he was joking about comments he made regarding his daughter Deyjah's annual virginity check-up.

    He admits the remarks he made during a recent podcast chat were said in a "very joking manner."

    "I began, from a place of truth, I began to embellish and exaggerate. People took it extremely literal. If you put any of my reputation about who I am as a father and who I’ve been, I honestly thought people knew me better than that."

    The "Paper Trail" rapper decided to break his silence after friends urged him to admit he was exaggerating. But he stressed that his priority was protecting his daughter from sticky-fingered boys in heat.

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    "I think that in the age or the time when our women - black women - are the most unprotected, unattended, disregarded women on the planet, I'm being criticized because I'm willing to go above and beyond to protect mine," he said in the chat, which premiered on Monday.

    "Anything that is the most important thing to me in my life, I am going to deal with that with very extreme care," he continued. "And I don't understand how that is looked at as being so wrong."

    FYI: Gynecologists do not perform hymen checks or Pap smears on children. A doctor would not perform a "virginity check" or "hymen check" on girl children unless there was a medical reason for the exam.

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    Tip "T.I." Harris says he was joking about comments he made regarding his daughter Deyjah's annual virginity check-up. The 39-year-old father of seven appeared on Jada Pinkett Smith's Red Table Talk FACEBOOK web series in an episode that aired on Monday, Nov. 25.

    T.I. admits the remarks he made during a recent podcast chat were said in a "very joking manner", but he is determined to protect his daughter from sticky-fingered boys in heat.

    "I think that in the age or the time when our women - black women - are the most unprotected, unattended, disregarded women on the planet, I'm being criticized because I'm willing to go above and beyond to protect mine," he said in the chat, which premiered on Monday.

    "Anything that is the most important thing to me in my life, I am going to deal with that with very extreme care," he continued. "And I don't understand how that is looked at as being so wrong."

    The musician, real name Clifford Harris, was heavily criticized for making the controversial comments to singer Miguel's wife, Nazanin Mandi, during her Ladies Like Us podcast.

    After confirming that he had the "sex talk" with his teenage daughter, he went on to joke about going to her gynecologist's visits to make sure her hymen was intact.

    "Deyjah's 18, just graduated high school now, and yes, not only have we had the conversation (about sex), we have yearly trips to the gynecologist to check her hymen," he said during the since-deleted podcast. "I will say, as of her 18th birthday, her hymen is still intact."

    T.I. told Jada he regrets sharing personal details about Deyjah publicly. He admitted Deyjah was disturbed by his comments.

    "She did have a problem with me talking about it," said T.I., "and I understand that, and I am incredibly apologetic to her for that. She understands my intentions and she knows who I am, who I've always been."

    A family friend who begged for anonymity told Sandrarose.com that he hoped the rapper would admit he was "exaggerating" about the gynecologist visits. The friend said T.I. took a lot of heat for a joke that was considered in poor taste. "He should just come clean and admit he was kidding," said the friend.

    FYI: Gynecologists do not perform hymen checks or Pap smears on children. A doctor would not perform a "virginity check" or "hymen check" on girl children unless there was a medical reason for the exam.