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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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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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DJ Jazzy Jeff is worried he has coronavirus, after battling pneumonia in both lungs.

The 55-year-old music producer, turntablist and actor revealed his fears in a post on his Instagram Stories, writing: "Pls say a prayer for all the sick... it's a lot more than you know!!

"I'm recovering from pneumonia in both my lungs... I lost my sense of smell and taste which is a main sign of the virus. I would NOT be here if not for my guardian angel of a wife!" Jeff has been married to Lynette Jackson since 2010.

Concluding, he wrote: "Please take this serious... It does not care who you are... what you do or what your plans are. Stay safe."

He forgot to add whether or not he'd been tested for the Covid-19 virus.

Jeff's post came after a tweet on March 7, in which he complained about feeling ill and hinted that he was receiving treatment in a hospital: "I'll be happy when I'm home and I can cough freely... LOL (laugh out loud)."

Jeff first rose to fame as DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince (with Will Smith) in an era when the DJ received top billing over rappers.

He later appearing on 1990s TV sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, starring Will Smith. Jeff has since gone on to become one of the world's most in-demand DJs.

The CDC offers the following tips to avoid spreading the flu or Covid-19 virus:

1. Do not touch your face with unwashed hands
2. Wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds
3. Avoid close contact with sick people
4. Sneeze and cough into a tissue or your elbow
5. Stay home if you are sick
5. Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces
6. When in doubt consult with a healthcare professional

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Will Smith (left) and Martin Lawrence pose for photos at the Hollywood Premiere of their film Bad Boys for Life, held at The TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California on Tuesday, Jan. 14. Bad Boys for Life opens everywhere on Jan. 17.
 

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Actors Vivica A. Fox (left) and LisaRaye dined together at Mr. Chow in Beverly Hills after attending the Hollywood Premiere of Bad Boys for Life, held at The TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood, CA on Tuesday, Jan. 14.
 

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Martin, 54, posed with his fiancée Roberta Moradfar (center) and his daughters: (L-R) Jasmine Page Lawrence, Amara Trinity Lawrence and Iyanna Faith Lawrence at the Hollywood Premiere of Bad Boys for Life.

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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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Will Smith sympathizes with his Aladdin co-star who complained that he has been ignored by Hollywood since the movie surpassed $1 billion in worldwide ticket sales.

Mena Massoud, an Egyptian-born actor, starred alongside Smith, who received praise as the blue genie.

Massoud told the Daily Beast his career has tanked since the movie's release. He says he is not getting calls from movie studio's offering roles.

"I haven't had a single audition since Aladdin came out," he said. "The big truth is I haven't really seen a big anything from [the film].

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"It's like, I'm sitting here being like, okay, Aladdin just hit $1 billion — can I at least get an audition? Like I'm not expecting you to be like, 'Here’s Batman.' But can I just get in the room?... Can you just give me a chance?"

Massoud, who is 28, believes his age might be hurting his chances to land a movie role in Hollywood.

"I feel like I'm going to be overlooked and underestimated for a long time because I am a young actor," he said.

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Smith was asked to comment on his former co-star when he attended the Hollywood premiere of his new animated film Spies In Disguise on Wednesday.

Smith, 51, seemed surprised to learn that Massoud was an unemployed actor who is down on his luck.

"Uh I'm just hearing that right now so I haven't spoken to Mena," he told Variety.com.

"But he is a spectacular actor, and he has nothing to worry about," he added.

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Will Smith's new action thriller Gemini Man is a box office flop. The movie is about a retiring assassin, Henry Brogan (Smith), who finds himself battling a mysterious killer that turns out to be a younger clone of himself. Henry needs to find out why he's being targeted and who created his clone to kill him.

Directed by Ang Lee (Life of Pi, Brokeback Mountain), the action thriller opened with just $20 million in domestic ticket sales over the Oct. 11-13 weekend. Then the terrible reviews began rolling in.

Critics trashed the "groundbreaking" de-aging technology and the movie's high frame-rate that looked like the film was sped up in some places. The terrible reviews resulted in a career-worst Rotten Tomatoes score of 25 percent for Lee.

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Paramount Pictures had hoped Gemini Man would pick up the slack in China, but it was upset by Angelina Jolie's fantasy flick Maleficent: Mistress of Evil ($22.4 million).

Gemini Man finished Sunday with an underwhelming $82.2 million in foreign box office receipts.

Gemini Man faces a $75 million loss, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The production cost for Gemini Man is a staggering $240 million - including $100 million in marketing costs alone. The film was heavily marketed in television commercials, print ads and online.

Gemini Man sparked free press around the world, thanks to the de-aging technology that rendered a barely recognizable younger version of Will Smith. Did they think we forgot what he looked like in Fresh Prince of Bel-Air?

The staggering marketing cost aside, Paramount and Skydance each ponied up 35 percent of the budget. The rest of the cost was split by 2 China-based companies, Alibaba and Fosun. All four companies will absorb the $75 million loss.

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Friends are concerned about Will Smith's son, Jaden Smith, who went on a full vegan diet - which means no animal products that provides most of the body's protein.

Vegans subsist on a diet of vegetables, wholegrains, beans, legumes, and fresh fruit. They don't eat eggs, fish or dairy products.

Jaden recently took a food truck to Skid Row to feed the homeless. But insiders say he is unwittingly starving himself to death.

Fans noticed the 21-year-old, who was born under the Cancer zodiac sign, dropped about 40 pounds from his already small frame.

He looks thin and emaciated. But most worrisome is his teeth which are beginning to decay from the effects of his starvation diet. Jaden wears an expensive diamond grill over his teeth to conceal the damage.

When the body doesn't get enough nutrients, the teeth begin to decay, the bones soften from lack of calcium. The muscles atrophy (waste away) from the lack of energy which comes from consuming fast-digesting carbohydrates, like sugar. The patient stops urinating (kidney failure) and the skin turns yellow from jaundice (liver failure). Eventually the internal organs begin to shut down.

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Unsealed court documents reveal actor Will Smith, right, was concerned that loaning actor Duane Martin $1.4 million would cause a public relations nightmare for himself and his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith.

Will, 50, and Duane, 53, have been close friends for over 2 decades. But when Duane asked his longtime friend for a $1.4 million loan to save his home, Will hesitated to loan his friend the cash. The money wasn't the issue - Will could certainly afford the loan.

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