That must have been the Smiths’ motto since they decided to write and produce the sitcom All of Us, inspired by their family. What’s the best way to meet in Hollywood? They then flew to Washington, D.C., to film Enemy of the State together. "So as a parent it’s scary, it’s really terrifying—but he is completely willing to live and die by his own artistic decisions and he just doesn’t concern himself with what people think.". Though Janet appears nice and friendly upon meeting the Banks family, she is really bossy and controlling which is the reason why Jazz attempted to push her off on his best friend, Will. Today’s biggest stories, from pop culture to politics—delivered straight to your inbox. To revisit this article, select My⁠ ⁠Account, then View saved stories. The couple revealed that they had briefly separated when she started seeing Alsina. Ad Choices, Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith’s Relationship: A Complete Timeline. When Philip's former college girlfriend, Janice Robertson (), visits the Banks family, she attempts to seduce an uwilling Will, who is supposed to be getting to know the daughter, Wendy (). She has followed in her family’s footsteps of working in showbiz. And then second of all, really having myself and Will come and talk about our relationship—sometimes you see just women do it alone or you just see a guy do it.". The couple denied that Jada had an affair with Marc Anthony (her love interest on the show HawthoRNe) after a source told Us Weekly that the two were flirtatious. “Because at the end of the day, Will is his own man. My heart is really going out to Carlton right about now. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: I, Whoops, There It Is (1996) features footage of the dance. Work hard, play hard. "The only person that can give permission in that particular circumstance is myself. “I've always told Will, 'You can do whatever you want as long as you can look at yourself in the mirror and be okay,’” she said. Except then it turned out she was married. She began her career appearing in Broadway musicals and worked as a back-up singer for Bette Midler before appearing in films Beaches (1988) and Sister Act … Which he's not.”, The Smiths also spoke to their desire to work on their relationship and stay committed to each other. On a set, of course. Psychotherapist Stacy Kaiser was also invited to help explain how important their dynamic is for Trey. You’re seeing me now.”. Later, he confessed to Will that they had never even had sex, which made the fact that she left him at the altar of their shotgun wedding just that much more sad. So, um, not the best relationship moment for him, for sure. During a recent interview, she opened up about what it was like behind the scenes beating out Jada Pinkett-Smith to play Will Smith‘s girlfriend Lisa Wilkes on the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. His real name is Harley Campbell. Will and Jazz decide to push her off onto Carlton Banks, who is known for usually being a pushover. 2020 Bustle Digital Group. Hey, at least she didn’t leave him for Will or make out with one of his friends, right? "In the interest of redundant, repetitious, over & over again-ness … Jada and I are NOT GETTING A DIVORCE!!!" All rights reserved. Janet Townes is a guest character in Season 1 of The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air. To address this, Jada invited Smith to a Red Table Talk and put herself in the interviewee’s seat. Women should have loved him. The Smiths are no exception. Jackie was Will’s friend from Philly who definitely was crushing on Will more than she was on Carlton. "What was really important about Will and I doing that show together—two things: First of all was really to kind of get rid of the idea that people in the public eye have perfect relationships,” she said on an episode of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. 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 also not a home-wrecker. Did you ever notice how, despite how wildly different Will and Carlton were as characters on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air , they both had similarly terrible luck when it came to women? “We were kind of sick of living up to that. Jenifer Jeanette Lewis (born January 25, 1957) is an American actress, comedian, singer and activist. After the private ceremony, the newlyweds headed to Miami for a three-day honeymoon. Where There's a Will, There's a Way (Part 1), Where There's a Will, There's a Way (Part 2), https://freshprince.fandom.com/wiki/Janet?oldid=9816. Janet Townes is a guest character in Season 1 of The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air. This does NOT mean we have an open relationship… this means we have a GROWN one.”. Jada invited her husband’s ex-wife, Zampino, onto Red Table Talk. A Ranking Of Carlton's 'Fresh Prince' Ladies. Janet is the sister of Jazz. She didn’t get the part, and Will was married to Sheree Zampino at the time, who is his son Trey’s mother. mrfreshasian’s Girlfriend. Rumors about their marriage began to swirl again in 2011. Let’s just call this payback. So a huge part of the success for [Jada] and I is that we just removed the other options.”. By Emily Lackey. Even though Jackie made it clear she liked Will as soon as she saw him again, she shared an undeniable connection with Carlton, probably because of his sweet and sincere adoration. Finally. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. She appeared in I Am Legend alongside her father and in 2010 released her song “Whip My Hair.” She currently cohosts Red Table Talk with her mom and grandma Adrienne Banfield-Jones. Jo Ann was the woman Carlton lost his virginity to. If so, you need to find a way to get along with them because you wouldn’t be dating that person if it weren’t for the person who they broke up with.”. Carlton finally scored one when Will convinced him to come on a double date with him. Fox. A shred, really. Remember when Jazz first came to town and started taking advantage of the Banks’ hospitality? mrfreshasian had at least 1 relationship in the past. he wrote. “What I found is divorce just can’t be an option,” the actor said on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. I’m not going to if you don’t approve of it—but please approve of it.’”, After a decade of marriage, Will explained that they will never consider divorcing. ... or Will kissed Carlton’s girlfriend, or Carlton mistook Will’s girlfriend for his own? Jada and Will hosted the event because of their dedication to promoting global peace. While no relationship is perfect, the Smiths do seem to show us all how to make love last. The couple met after Jada auditioned to play her now husband’s girlfriend on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (talk about foreshadowing). Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith have been married for over 20 years, which is no easy feat for a couple—famous or not. Jada was pregnant with their first child, Jaden, at the time. Following two years of dating, the couple tied the knot on New Year’s Eve. That and his dancing. An entire research paper could probably be written on the psychology of that continued storyline, I’m sure, but all of that love drama resulted in one thing: A very bad string of romantic relationships for the two cousins, but especially Carlton. Will did this again in 2015, when he posted to Facebook to deny claims the couple were getting a divorce. After noting that they had been married 10 years, DeGeneres joked, “It’s like dog years when you’re married here. Jaden Smith was born on July 8. “Is the person you’re dating still intertwined in some way,” Kaiser asked Jada, “with the person who’s their ex? They've weathered rumors of breakups, affairs, and that they're in an open relationship and stood by each other the whole time. Before that, Carlton was totally taken by her. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement (updated 1/1/20) and Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement (updated 1/1/20) and Your California Privacy Rights. ", She later clarified her statements on Facebook, writing, “Here is how I will change my statement...Will and I BOTH can do WHATEVER we want, because we TRUST each other to do so. To revisit this article, visit My Profile, then View saved stories. I'm here as his partner, but he is his own man. Here's a full breakdown of the Smiths’ relationship timeline. "They were a little touchy and like they were in their own little world,” the insider said. So in early 2013 Jada addressed this to HuffPost Live. The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air is a FANDOM TV Community. She is portrayed by Vivica A. Looking back through all six seasons, there are so many instances where Carlton liked someone Will was dating, or Will liked someone Carlton was dating, or Will kissed Carlton’s girlfriend, or Carlton mistook Will’s girlfriend for his own? During the episode titled “Motherhood," the two women had an open conversation about coparenting and settled some issues that existed between the two. I just like to believe that, once he went off to Princeton, he found a girl who would appreciate the sharp edges of his squareness. Oct. 19, 2015. However, at the second date, Carlton stands up for the waitress that Janet was constantly being rude to and tells her off for her behavior. Ouch. Whether that's true or not, their relationship has definitely stood the test of time. Given to flights of adorable enthusiasm, and some pretty ridiculous sincerity, Carlton was such a great character. A sliver? Janet is the sister of Jazz. Though Janet appears nice and friendly upon meeting the Banks family, she is really bossy and controlling which is the reason why Jazz attempted to push her off on his best friend, Will. She is portrayed by Vivica A. One thing's for sure: The Smiths are an evolved couple. The entire Smith family took the stage at the 16th annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo. The couple have been married for over 20 years—and weathered a lot together. Still, there was a connection between the two. But to fully appreciate their relationship, it’s necessary to go back and look at where they started. "I got into an entanglement with August," Jada said. Image: Giphy (2); Warner Bros. Television (3). Both because there were so few of them, and because there were all kind of terrible to him. Glamour may earn a portion of sales from products that are purchased through our site as part of our Affiliate Partnerships with retailers. If we didn’t think they were family goals before, we definitely do now. People continued to speculate that the pair engaged in relationships outside of their marriage. Two years later, the couple welcomed their daughter, Willow Smith, on October 31. And I think that’s the problem with L.A.—there are so many options. That’s like 50 years, right?”. "We wanted a sitcom that really reflected a piece of life that you don't see often on television and a piece of life that's very difficult to deal with and a piece of life that we wanted to show could be dealt with in a very mature manner," Jada said about the show.