Jada Pinkett Smith on her marriage to Will Smith. No need to read between the lines of Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith’s relationship anymore. According to a press release obtained by PEOPLE, Jada, 51, will publish her yet-to-be-titled memoir with Day Street Books, an imprint of the William Moro group at HarperCollins Publishers.
Jada will talk about her journey, and at the center of this powerful book, there are two unexpected love stories, one with Jada’s complicated marriage to Will Smith, and the other with herself.
Jada shares history lessons learned during a difficult but exciting journey in her memoir, Per People. It is a rollercoaster ride from the depths of suicidal depression to the heights of personal rediscovery and a celebration of authentic feminine power.
Jada reveals her unconventional upbringing in Baltimore—from the child of two abusers to a promising theater student and a violent hiatus as a petty drug dealer—is followed by a parallel rise to stardom with her close friend [T. Then falling in love and getting married [Will Smith, 54], and a blissful embrace of motherhood.
Jada Pinkett Smith on her marriage to Will Smith
Carrie Thornton, VP and Editorial Director of Day Street Books, said in the announcement, “The world has put many labels and stories on Jada Pinkett Smith. The world has put many labels and narratives on Jada Pinkett Smith. It is down to the realities of our media landscape, but also the role that women are emphasized by the culture.
Thornton states that Jada is a woman surrounded by speculation and false tales and that the memoir is overblown, giving the world her truth, taking readers on a journey from lost girl to female warrior.
Will famously slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars after the comedian made an off-hand rift about Jada’s alopecia. In June, Jada spoke about the incident on Red Table Talk. It is my deepest hope that these two wise, capable men have the opportunity to heal, talk about it, and reconcile. The situation in the world today, we need both of them. And we all really need each other more than ever.