Will Smith's Son Responds to Breakup Reports
Update: Will Smith and wife Jada Pinkett Smith have responded to reports that they were splitting 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. We are still together, and our marriage is intact," the pair said in a joint statement Tuesday afternoon.
Reports that the couple were separating rapidly spread online Tuesday.
And the actor's oldest son, Trey Smith has taken to Twitter to dispel the rumors, asking his 4,700 plus followers to retweet.
"Did #WillandJada split? No they did NOT split ! False information..its not true RETWEET!!!" he wrote, before following up with "Everyone can think what they want .. even if its not true #Lame."
The story began in tabloid In Touch Weekly.
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"Will and Jada" quickly became the No. 2 Twitter trending topic as speculation continued. Will Smith was also the No. 1 search topic on Google Tuesday morning.
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The power couple opened up their 25,000 square foot Calabasas home in the September issue of Architectural Digest. They live there with kids Trey, Smith's son from his first marriage, 18; Jaden, 13; and Willow, 10.
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"For Will and me this home was always a spiritual endeavor. We're very earthy, organic people. We wanted to create a family retreat, something made by hand and as natural as possible, something that ties back to the land," said Pinkett Smith, who next appears in Madagascar 3.
The nine-bedroom residence includes a meditation room as well as a circular floor plan that creates "an infinite cycle that represented what Jada and I hoped for our love," says Smith, who is filming Men in Black III.
In an interview with Ellen DeGeneres in 2008, Smith said of their relationship: "What I found is divorce just can't be an option. It's really that simple. And I think that's the problem with L.A. – there are so many options. So a huge part of the success for [Jada] and I is that we just removed the other options."