Jada Pinkett Smith, star of medical drama, Hawthorne, is out promoting the third season of the show. Pinkett Smith will be heating up the small scene with Latin singing sensation, Marc Anthony.

Before the love interest comes in, Christina Hawthorne (Pinkett Smith) and her husband, Dr. Tom Wakefield (Michael Vartan) marriage takes a dramatic turn.

“There’s a little stuff that happens before that that actually brings Marc Anthony in,” Pinkett Smith said. “He plays a detective.”

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Pinkett Smith said it is a perk. It’s cheating without cheating.

“Jennifer does a lot of love scenes. So does Will,” she said. “They understand that that’s part of the business.”