Singer August Alsina claims he had a love affair with Jada Pinkett Smith — after her husband, Will Smith, allegedly gave the connection his blessing.
Whereas reps for Pinkett say Alsina’s claims are “completely not true,” he has opened up on the alleged affair in an interview with “The Breakfast Membership’s” Angela Yee.
He claims, “I really sat down with Will [Smith] and had a dialog because of the transformation from their marriage to life partnership … he gave me his blessing.”
Alsina, 27, was launched to Pinkett, 48, in 2015 by her son Jaden. He says the 2 grew to become very shut, even vacationing with the household in Hawaii in 2016 and attending the 2017 BET Awards collectively.
He claims he fell in love with Pinkett, saying “I completely gave myself to that relationship for years of my life, and I really and actually, actually deeply love and have a ton of affection for her. I devoted myself to it, I gave my full self to it — a lot so to the purpose that I can die proper now and be okay with figuring out that I really gave myself to anyone.”
“And I actually cherished an individual, I skilled that and I do know what that looks like — and a few folks by no means get that on this lifetime,” Alsina continued. ” I do know that I’m fully blessed and this dialog is troublesome as a result of it’s so a lot, that it could be exhausting for folks to know however — as soon as it begins to have an effect on me and my livelihood — I’ve to talk up about my fact.”
Alsina even went on to explain Pinkett as “God’s divinity” on her 47th birthday. It isn’t clear when their alleged affair ended.
The interview is for Alsina’s new YouTube doc “StateofEMERGEncy: The Rise of August Alsina” to advertise his new album “The Product III:stateofEMERGEncy.”
Through the interview, Yee questioned, “Is it disappointing that she [Pinkett] by no means addressed it to you, as a result of such as you mentioned, you misplaced out on alternatives?”
“I actually can’t even get into the considered that as a result of I’m solely answerable for myself, proper,” Alsina responded. “And I’m solely answerable for, . what I do. When I’m repressing and suppressing issues and it begins to have an effect on me. I’ve to handle it. I simply all the time keep stable as a result of I by no means need to be the individual to begin confusion.”
New Orleans native Alsina’s 2009 tune “Nunya,” which sparked hypothesis it was about Pinkett with strains like “Why is you textin me / Asking who subsequent to me / Why you care about who having intercourse with me / Now you all on my line, why you urgent me?”
Through the interview Alsina additionally revealed, “Opposite to what folks could imagine, I’m not a troublemaker. I don’t like drama. Drama really makes me nauseous.
“And I additionally don’t suppose that it’s ever essential for folks to know what I do, who I sleep with, who I date … however on this occasion it is vitally completely different as a result of as I mentioned, there are such a lot of folks which are sid-eyeing me, me questionable [sic].
“I’ve misplaced cash, friendships, relationships behind it and I believe it’s as a result of folks don’t essentially know the reality. However I’ve by no means completed something mistaken.”
He added of the Smith household, “I really like these folks actually like my household. I don’t have a foul factor to say about them. They’re stunning folks.”
We reached out to Jada Pinkett Smith’s consultant, who responded, “Completely not true!!”