Dark Secrets That Make Us Think Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith’s Marriage Isn’t as Solid as It Seems

Will Smith has had an impressive career so far, but his personal relationships haven’t always had quite as much success. Though he and Jada Pinkett Smith have been married since 1997, their relationship has been far from perfect. There’s a lot you might not know about their relationship. There’s a lot they probably don’t want you to know, too.

From rumors of an open marriage (page 5) to the big secret the two may be hiding (page 7), here are the reasons the Smiths may not stay together forever after all.

They’ve admitted to having ‘marriage trouble’

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith | Vince Bucci/Getty Images

Their marriage hasn’t been perfect. Will Smith said, “I’ve done a lot of marriage counseling. What happens in a marriage once you do counseling, the truth comes out. You look at each other and you can’t imagine you could ever possibly love each other again now the truth is out.”

Next: They might not agree on the best ways to raise their kids.

They might not be the best parents

Willow Smith was spotted out with a 20 year old when she was just 13. | Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

Apparently, the couple doesn’t believe in disciplining their kids — and they’ve faced the consequences. Child Protective Services once investigated the family when a controversial photo of their 13-year-old daughter with a 20-year-old man found its way onto the internet.

Next: Infidelity rumors might mean the end is near.

Will Smith might have cheated on her

The cast of Suicide Squad

Was Will Smith having an affair with Margot Robbie during the filming of Suicide Squad? | Warner Bros.

If infidelity is a sure sign a breakup is on the horizon, Will and Jada might be heading for a permanent separation. Rumors surfaced that Smith and Margot Robbie were having an affair while filming Suicide Squad. 

Next: The couple does have a history of dating certain people when they probably shouldn’t have.

She ‘regrets’ dating Smith before his divorce

Left: Sheree Fletcher in a lace black dress. | Rachel Murray/Getty Images, Right: Will Smith at a movie screening in 2016 | Vivien Killilea

Pinkett Smith invited her husband’s ex-wife, Sheree Fletcher, onto her talk show to discuss their past. Will Smith started dating Pinkett Smith while he and Fletcher were still married, and his current wife admitted, “Because I did not understand marriage, I did not understand divorce, I probably should have fell back.”

Next: The Smiths also have some unusual relationship rules.

Pinkett Smith has ‘all the freedom in the world’

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith

Are they in a polyamorous relationship? | Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez/AFP/Getty Images

She once said, “I’m not his watcher. He’s a grown man … As long as Will can look himself in the mirror and be okay, I’m good.” There aren’t many instances, at least among celebrities, in which polyamorous relationships have necessarily benefited marriages.

Next: Their marriage might be more non-traditional than it seems.

They might be in an open marriage

Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith

They don’t talk about the status of their marriage. | Harrison/Getty Images

Some celebrity couples are pretty transparent about their open marriages. Others aren’t. This rumor about the Smiths has been around for awhile, but still, no one knows their “status” for sure. They’ve neither confirmed nor denied anything.

Next: Is their marriage a cover-up?

Their marriage might be a ‘front’ for something …

Is their marriage a business deal? | HENNY RAY ABRAMS/AFP/Getty Images

Are Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith hiding something? This rumor is a little “out there,” but some people have speculated the couple only married to hide their true sexual identities. Or, maybe their marriage is just a business deal. We may never know.

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