Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith's Breakup Reports Spark Twitter Frenzy
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith denied reports on Tuesday that they're separating after 13 years of marriage.
"Although we are reluctant to respond to these types of press reports, the rumors circulating about our relationship are completely false," the pair said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter. "We are still together, and our marriage is intact."
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Still, fans of the Hollywood power couple took to Twitter to discuss the rumors, which were started by tabloid In Touch Weekly. Their names became the No. 1 trending topic on Twitter, and the No. 1 search item on Google on Tuesday.
Some made jokes involving the theme song to Fresh Prince of Bel Air, the sitcom on which the couple first met.
ChrisBittok Chris Bittok
"Jada can keep the house... I'm moving with my aunty and uncle in Bel-Air..." signed, Will.
RevRunJnr iAm Me
Will and Jada split...hes reportedly moving in with his auntie and uncle in Bel Air.
Maxim magazine referenced Will's early rap songs: "Will & Jada Smith are rumored to be getting divorced. [Son] Jaden tried to talk them about commitment and love, but parents just don't understand."
Other fans -- and even Will's oldest son, Trey -- joked the rumors caused the east coast earthquake.
TheOfficialTrey Trey Smith
Will and Jada split, Hurricane Irene and a 5.8 earthquake in D.C & Trace Cyrus got Brenda Song pregnant #WhatADay #SomeThingsAreJustLies
michaelianblack Michael Ian Black
Will and Jada Smith separate and the earth trembles. This cannot be a coincidence.
Even Mother Earth itself couldn't handle the news of Will and Jada separating.
It just so happened, there was an earthquake after it was announced that Will and Jada had 'separated'. The earth was angry
Others lamented that love is dead.
stephenhua Stephen Hua
Will Smith divorce? Seriously? Then there's no hope for any of us.
SpokenReasons Spoken Reasons
Word on the streets say that Will and Jada getting a Divorce. If True, everybody need to give up on they relationship
And this whole time we thought #Will and Jada had it PERFECT. smh. I don't underestimate anything in Hollywood. No one's safe! #sad!
if Will and Jada are getting a divorce, love is officially DEAD
sierradeaton Sierra Deaton
i hope the rumors aren't true because if will and jada can't stay together, there is NO hope for the rest of us.