August Alsina made headlines last month when he revealed that he had a relationship with Jada Pinkett Smith while she was still married to actor Will Smith.
Pinkett brought up the rumors about the affair on a special episode of her Facebook Watch series, “Red Table Talk,” last week and admitted to “getting tangled up” with the 27-year-old musician as she and Smith were separated about four years ago. .
Alsina reacted to Pinkett’s admission in a new interview with Vulture. He said that even though he hadn’t sat down and watched the entire episode at the same time, he “saw little clips floating around on Instagram … but it was certainly brought to my attention by the people around me.
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He also referred to the use of the word “entanglement”.
“I don’t know why this word is such a problem. I would agree [with Jada]. If you’re looking for the definition of “entanglement,” it’s a complex and difficult relationship, “said Alsina.
He added, “It was exactly that. I think it’s just the language that probably stuck with people. But I certainly have to agree that this is a tangle. It was definitely something complicated, a complicated dynamic. ”
During “RTT,” Pinkett also denied that Smith had given him permission to be with another man.
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Alsina replied, “I can’t speak for anyone else. What I said in my interview, how I said it, when I said it, is exactly what I said and exactly what I meant. That’s all I can really say about it. All I have is my truth, and all I have is my truth to hold on to. I have no reason to lie about anything.
Pinkett said in their relationship, “I was in a lot of pain. I was very broken. During this relationship, I definitely realized that you cannot find happiness outside of yourself. She cited her “co-dependency” issues as one of the reasons she got involved with Alsina.
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She also wanted to clarify that Alsina is “not a housekeeper,” but she and Will “were going through a healing process in a very different way” as a couple.
“I don’t see it as a transgression at all,” Pinkett said. “During this particular trip, I learned a lot about myself and was able to really face a lot of emotional immaturity. [and] emotional insecurity. ”