Will and Jada Pinkett Smith haven’t had the smoothest marriage, but their bond as husband and wife is undeniable. During the Season One, part two premiere of Jada’s Facebook Watch series, Red Table Talk, the Ali actor shared the suave way he locked down the star after divorcing first wife, Sheree Fletcher.
“I said ‘Hey Jada, what’s up this is Will.’ She said, ‘Hey, how are you doing?’ I said, ‘Are you seeing anyone?’ And she said, ‘No.’ And I said, ‘Cool, you’re seeing me now,’” he shared.
The move clearly worked on the Baltimore actress, leading other women to give the bold move a try with the men in their lives.
Laid Bare Podcast host Oloni began the #WillSmithChallenge, asking women to text their crushes with the same message and wait for a response.
Ladies! I want you to text your crush “Are you seeing anyone?”
IF they respond “No” reply.. “Okay, well you’re seeing me now”
Screen shot and show me their response after, by replying to this tweet.
— #LaidBarePodcast (@Oloni) October 24, 2018
Check out the good, bad and awkward responses below.
— Okoye’s Wig (@LukeSkyWagaye) October 24, 2018
— Kay is for Kibir (@foeikwarm) October 24, 2018
Olonniiiii❤️❤️❤️ i pic.twitter.com/BHDPXRmzp7
— Waffles🥞🍰🍧 (@salalaar_) October 24, 2018
— Ellis Jack Ghoul’d👻 (@Ellisjgould) October 24, 2018
lmaooo curved me pic.twitter.com/11NOTxInYz
— 🥂 (@forevermekaela) October 24, 2018
It’s official 💀💀 pic.twitter.com/43NMEiObMz
— 𝓢𝓾𝓹𝓮𝓻 𝓯𝓵𝔂. (@jaexboogie) October 24, 2018
🤣plot twist pic.twitter.com/tGhNwLlC90
— Chisom🍋 (@mayowa_96) October 24, 2018
— tracey abu-beaker (@smeezyldn) October 24, 2018
Check out the full episode below.
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Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.