Jada Pinkett Smith

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African Queens: Njinga review – Jada Pinkett Smith’s docudrama is like a mediocre Channel 5 show
This tale of a 17th-century African female ruler features impressive academics, but they’re drowned out by poor-quality dramatic sequences. It lacks context, analysis or personality

Ellen E Jones

15, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘Sometimes it is racism’: Jada Pinkett Smith on prejudice, typecasting and the fallout from that slap
She’s been picked apart by gossip columnists, stereotyped and had her alopecia become part of a global scandal. But now, as her new series hits our screens, the star is being zen about it all …

Tshepo Mokoena

10, Feb, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Jada Pinkett Smith signs deal for ‘no holds barred’ memoir
Actor will address her ‘unconventional upbringing in Baltimore’ and ‘complicated marriage’ to Will Smith in tell-all due next year

Adrian Horton

06, Oct, 2022 @3:52 PM

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Willow Smith on life in Hollywood’s most talked-about family: ‘I always knew I was different from my parents’
At 10, she was so sick of fame that she shaved off her already-famous hair. Now 21, and five albums in, has the daughter of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith learned to live in the spotlight?

Jess Cartner-Morley

17, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Chris Rock: Will Smith public apology was ‘a hostage video’
In his first at-length comments on the slap, Rock tells an audience in Liverpool that Smith had impersonated ‘a perfect man for 30 years’ before revealing he was ‘just as ugly as the rest of us’

Catherine Shoard

05, Sep, 2022 @12:36 PM

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Will Smith posts emotional apology for the slap: ‘I am deeply remorseful’
Actor releases video answering questions about the incident at this year’s Oscars where he slapped Chris Rock onstage

Benjamin Lee

29, Jul, 2022 @3:03 PM

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Jada Pinkett Smith hopes Will Smith and Chris Rock will ‘reconcile’ after Oscars slap
Actor, who has alopecia, has finally addressed her husband’s decision to slap Rock over a joke about her shaved head at the Academy Awards

Sian Cain and agencies

02, Jun, 2022 @1:14 AM

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Hair loss can be traumatic for men too | Letter
Letter: It is right to promote greater awareness of the impact of alopecia, writes Will Trinkwon, but men can struggle with the condition as much as women


03, Apr, 2022 @3:36 PM

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What next for Will Smith after Oscars slap? Hollywood divided over the star’s future
Reaction to the Academy Awards incident has veered from acceptance to outrage – and even boredom. With an Oscar-tipped movie in the pipeline for 2023, the star has many options, including baring his soul on a chatshow

Catherine Shoard

01, Apr, 2022 @3:45 PM

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The Guide #28: The winners and losers of ‘slapgate’
In this week’s newsletter: after days of bad tweets and red carpet reactions, here’s the last word on the biggest Oscars moment of the decade

Hannah J Davies

01, Apr, 2022 @10:55 AM

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Jimmy Kimmel on Will Smith: ‘Even Kanye was like, you went on stage and did what?’
Late-night hosts discuss the infamous slap and evidence of Ted Cruz’s efforts to help Trump overturn the 2020 election

Adrian Horton

29, Mar, 2022 @4:38 PM

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Jada Pinkett Smith wasn’t the only one furious at Chris Rock’s Oscars gag. I know how traumatic hair loss is | Arwa Mahdawi
If you’re going to make fun of sensitive subjects, you’d better be clever about it. ‘Ha ha, she’s bald and looks like GI Jane’ just won’t cut it, writes Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

29, Mar, 2022 @12:28 PM

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