After 13 years of marriage, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are reportedly separating. In Touch Weekly attained this information from and “insider,”and has no additional details on the arrangements of their split.
The couple has two children together, Jaden, 13, and Willow, 10, and have also co-parented a child from Will’s first marriage, Trey, 18.
The Smiths have been one of Hollywood’s leading families over the past decade, so reports of their separation comes as a shock to many. This September, the Smith family will grace the cover of Architectural Digest, and feature an intimate look into their Malibu home and domestic life.
Last week Will Smith made headlines after a rumor broke that he would be returning back to the studio to record a new rap album. He is currently filming the third installment of his blockbuster Men in Black franchise. Meanwhile, production continues on Jada’s hit TNT series Hawthorne.
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In one of their last high profile public appearances, Will and Jada bid Oprah farewell during part 2 of The Oprah Winfrey Show farewell spectacular, from Chicago’s United Center in May. There didn’t seem to be any signs of marital discord.
TMZ reached out to Jada’s rep, Karynne Tencer for a comment on the separation, to which Tencer responded, “What? In Touch said that? I know nothing about this…Lord. I’m going back to bed.”
Radar Online is reporting that the Will and Jada have not called it quits. A family member exclusively told the website, “No way are they splitting up. They are totally together and are not separating.”
Jaden Smith took to Twitter to deny the rumors, saying: “Will and Jada getting a DIVORCE ..NOT TRUE AT ALL !! RETWEET”
People magazine cited a rumor that Jada and Will’s separation stems from an affair that she had with her recently divorced Hawthorne costar Marc Anthony.
Pinkett’s rep issued a statement to Entertainment Tonight, saying, “Everything about the Marc Anthony story is completely false, but we are not commenting on whether they are separating or not.”
Will and Jada have officially released a joint statement regarding today’s headlines, “Although we are reluctant to respond to these types of press reports, the rumors circulating about our relationship are completely false. We are still together, and our marriage is intact.”