Will Smith Cries As He Recounts How His Son Called Him His Best Friend (Video)

BY Nii Ogbamey Tetteh February 16, 2024 9:48 AM EDT
Trey Smith and Will Smith

Renowned Hollywood actor Will Smith has shared a touching video on social media about his first son Trey Smith.

Sharing the video on Instagram, the Men in Black star said: “It has not always been like this between Trey & I. We STRUGGLED FOR YEARS after my Divorce from his Mother. He felt betrayed & abandoned. It is a Wild Blessing to recover & restore a Loving Relationship with My Beautiful Son!”

Will Smith divorced Trey’s mother, Sheree Zampino, in 1995 before settling down with Jada Pinkett Smith in 1997.

Will Smith disclosed in the video that “we were hanging at the F1. And he just hit me with the […] ‘You know what dad? I just realized […] you’re not just my dad […] I’m pretty sure you’re my best friend'”. Smith continued, exhaling and then saying “Yeah man. Prolly. Prolly.”

Trey also uploaded the footage to his personal Instagram account.

Recently, former Death Row Records Suge Knight sparked controversy once again. This time, he had poked actress Jada Pinkett Smith.

The music mogul, on Wednesday, February 14, posted risque photos of rapper 2Pac showering The photos shared on X (Twitter) to celebrate Valentine’s Day had him tagging Jada Pinkett Smith.

Jada Pinkett, the estranged wife of Will Smith, is known to have shared a deep and enduring friendship with 2Pac. While Jada has insisted she and 2Pac were just close friends, disclosing that he proposed to her from jail in the 1990s. She turned him down but offered to be there for him.

She recently revealed that their bond had been strained in the days leading up to 2Pac’s tragic death in 1996 while sobbing during a live interview.

She recounted a significant fight shortly after Tupac’s release from jail, where he had been incarcerated on sexual assault allegations. According to Jada, the altercation proved to be a turning point in their relationship.