Will and Jada should call it a RAP


Smith responded to say he andJadawere ‘never actually like, officially separated’, though noted the lowest point in their marriage came during Jada’s 40th birthday party in September 2011, which Smith had spent three years planning.

Jada is said to have hated everything at the event, after which the pair ‘realised that it was a fantasy illusion that [they] could make each other happy’.

He told Winfrey: ‘We agreed that she had to make herself happy and I had to make myself happy. Then we were going to present ourselves back to the relationship already happy, versus demanding that the other person fill our empty cup.’

Reflecting on their decision to venture out from the marriage, Smith recalled telling Jada: ‘Go figure out if you can be happy and prove to me it’s even possible. I’m gonna do me and you do you.’

In his book, Smith explained how his time apart from Jada ‘helped us both to discover the power of loving in freedom’,Yahoo! Entertainmentreports.

He continued: ‘We’re simultaneously, 100 percent bound together and 100 percent free. We agree that we were both imperfect people doing our best to how to figure out how to be in this world joyfully.’

When asked to clarify whether he and Jada were in an open relationship, Smith said it is ‘friendship versus marital prison’ for him and Jada, and stressed the goal of their marriag


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