Jada Smith confessed that if she was with another man, Will Smith makes his statements about it | INSTAGRAM

Actress Jada Pinkett Smith admitted that she had an affair with singer August Alsina at a time when she had a brief separation from her husband, actor Will Smith, Variety reported.

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In a special episode of her Facebook Watch talk show Red Table Talk, the celebrity confirmed that she and Alsina were romantically related four and a half years ago, when she separated from Smith.

« We were done. From there, as time went on, I got into a different kind of mess with August, » said the celebrity.

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However, the couple denied the singer’s comments that Smith had given him permission to be the third in their relationship.

« One of the things I want to make clear that it was like a whirlwind in the press was that you gave me permission, that the only person who can give permission in that particular circumstance is me, » Pinkett Smith said.

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« But what August was really trying to communicate, because I could really see him perceiving it as a permit because we parted amicably, is that I think he wanted to make it clear that he is not a home destroyer, which he is not. »

The star added that she decided to have a relationship with Alsina because of her desire to feel good and help him heal, but that she discovered that she first needed to find happiness in herself.

After ending her relationship with the interpreter, she returned to the protagonist of Aladdin: « I would definitely say that we tried everything possible to get away from each other, only to realize that this was not possible, » added Pinkett Smith, adding that she and Alsina did not speak again since their breakup.

Alsina revealed her relationship with the celebrity on June 30 in an interview with radio presenter Angela Lee. The Smiths have been married since 1997, and they share two children together: Jaden and Willow.

For their part, it is said that Will and August would have had an extremely civilized conversation about it: « Actually, I sat down with Will and we were talking about the transformation of their marriage into a union as life partners … and he gave me his blessing « August stated in his statements.