Connect with us


Jada Pinkett-Smith speaks on Oscar slap, alopecia disorder



American actress, Jada Pinkett-Smith has addressed the controversial Oscar Award moment where her husband, Will Smith slapped the ceremony host, Chris Rock for making a joke about his wife’s alopecia disorder.

Speaking during the latest episode of the Red Table Talk on Wednesday, Jada shed light upon the controversial moment.

Jada also spoke about the autoimmune condition that caused her hair loss.

She said:

“This is a really important ‘Red Table Talk’ about alopecia. Considering what I’ve been through with my health and what happened at the Oscars, thousands have reached out to me with their stories.”

Read also :Singer, August Alsina, set to write tell-all book on affair with Will Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett

“Now, about Oscar night,” Pinkett Smith began. “My deepest hope is that these two intelligent, capable men have an opportunity to heal, talk this out and reconcile. The state of the world today, we need them both. Until then, Will and I are continuing to do what we have done for the last 28 years, and that’s keep figuring out this thing called life together.”

Since 2018, Pinkett Smith has been public about her struggles with the disease.

Watch the video below.

Join the conversation


Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.

If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

one × 2 =