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Jada Pinkett Smith Honored by Essence

Jada Pinkett Smith Honored by Essence

Cute couples Jada Pinkett & Will Smith and Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes get together at the First Annual Essence Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Thursday.

Jada was one of three honorees at the luncheon. In the category of film, Jada, 36, was celebrated for being one of Hollywood’s most versatile and gifted actress / director / producer / screenwriters.

Both Will and Jada started to cry on stage during Jada‘s acceptance speech. Will also had a few words to share about his lovely wife.

50+ pictures inside of Jada Pinkett Smith being honored by Essence

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Photos: Charley Gallay/Getty
Posted to: Jada Pinkett Smith, Katie Holmes, Tom Cruise, Will Smith

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  • meeee

    cutee

  • sarah

    she’s cute!

  • BECKY-BRAZIL

    *woooouunn* adore Will..
    so touchy that scene when he ‘n Jada cry *.*

    luv cutie Katie ^^

  • pr person

    Will, Will, Will…. The loon (Cruisazy) sitting next to you, will only DRAG you down.

  • jessica

    Look how Katie is slouching next to Tom. She does this sometimes to make Tom appear taller than her.

  • goz

    jada is cute! glad she was honored!

  • http://ppppppppppppppppppppppppp its de aliens run will&jada

    the gnome cult leader who wears 8 inch insoles in his shoes and his brain dead robot faux wife are hanging on will&jada’s fame..

    :> teeny tiny tom and his plastic surgery nightmare faced bride are doing their best to lead them into a xenu nightmare- where there is no escape..run run will&jada -he11- fly delta–

  • Sara

    TomKat are so kissing up to the Smiths to fix their sour image since Tom got caught saluting his cult leader on tape. Tom is a sick freak and so is Katie.

  • OMG

    IT IS GOOD TO SEE THAT THERE IS RECOGNITION FOR ETHNICITY!THIS SHOULD BE REGULAR,ALTHOUGH ENTERTAINMENT IS RATHER SELECTIVE AND STEREOTYPICAL.

    GO JADA WORK THAT THAANG GAL…KEEP REPRESENTING!

    KINDRED SPIRIT!

  • Ana

    OMIGAWD!

    TOM IS SO BEAUTIFUL AS ALWAYS

    I LOVE HIM!

    Teflon Tom LOL nobody can screw his hapiness, for katie too! lucky biatche!

  • Jessica

    thats a really nice group picture of them.

  • Dedicated Bitch

    I’m baffled how the Scientologist wives (ie; Jada & Katie) are getting rail thin. Jada ‘s back has bones sticking out and her frame got smaller, i can’t imagine the effects of age and childbirth are reversed on these women. Spare us the Xenu recipe???

  • KarenA

    That is so cute, the pics of Jada/Will and Tom/Katie. I don’t know why I should be, happy over other people’s happiness, lol. But I like seeing them smile and enjoy a day like this. I like it that they’re friends. I don’t know why, but I do. Thanks, Jared. :)

  • http://www.jamieinsider.com 008

    Cool Cool.

  • ANONYMOUS

    Jada got work done to her Face!!!Big time.

  • http://vanashbrenique.com sam

    cute couples!!!!!!! what about zanessa?

  • anon

    $$$cientology is targeting black families
    And what better way to achieve this than to recruit Will and family

    Is Tom his $cieno handler these days?
    Everywhere Will is – Tom is ????

    Does Will even know what atrocities this so called “church” has carried out? This is DISGUSTING – celebrity’s do not legitimise a CULT

  • lolLOL

    Ever since I watched Jada rocking out with her heavy metal band she totally freaks me out.

  • oBSERVER

    “Is it just me, or does anyone else think she’s pregant?”

  • tomfoolery

    $$$cientology – the Story that the Media is Too Afraid to Tell

    Don’t be taken in by the media hype
    Tom has been groomed by Tom into $$$cientology

    Tom and now Will represent a CULT that disconnects families and destroys peoples lives

    $cientology KNOWS the public is obsessed with celebrity.
    The celebutisation of $cientology is the CO$ version of the ‘honey trap’

    youfoundthecard.com for more info

  • anon

    $$$cientology = CULT
    $$$cientology = CULT
    $$$cientology = CULT

    STOP promoting these brainwashed drones until they stop whoring themselves out for $$$cientology.

  • anon

    Time magazine described $cientology as:

    “… A CULT OF GREED
    Ruined lives.
    Lost fortunes.
    Federal crimes.
    Scientology poses as a religion but really is a ruthless global scam – and aiming for the mainstream …”

    xenu (dot) net/archive/media/time910605.html

  • yaya

    jada n will are such a cute couple. i really believe they are perfect each other. i hope to find someone lik will in the future. =) will is so sexy and is just getting more talented as he gets older as well as jada. she is such a beautiful women, and congrats to her on being honored.

  • anon

    I strongly urge anyone who thinks these celebs are worthy of your time, attention and devotion to check out youtube for videos on the anonymous movement to bring to light the sadistic and criminal practices of this organisation.

    Arm yourself with the truth so that you and your friends and family will never be victims like these people.

    youfoundthecard.com

  • anon

    $$$cientology is a money making crime organisation masquerading as a religion.

    They prey on the vulnerable and use celebrities to legitimise their cause in the eyes of the general public.

    yofoundthecard.com

  • anon

    $$$cientology has a fixation on recruiting celebrities
    LRH targeted them through his ‘project celebrity’ as early as 1955

    Celebrities help ‘legitimize’ their cause and give them greater acceptability in the eyes of the general public.

    They are considered SO important to this cult they have a ‘special office’ to help guide their careers.

    The main program for $cientology’s world wide expansion is currently its celebrity program. $cientology is trying to take over and control large numbers of Hollywood celebrities to use Hollywood’s media influence as leverage to recruit new unsuspecting members from the public.

    youfoundthecar.com

  • anon

    $cientology is the only CHURCH that is CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAYS.

  • anon

    Sorry Tom and Will,

    We are NOT cult worthy
    We have morals and know what critical thinking is
    We can think and act on our own

  • anon

    Tom Cruise and the rest of his $$$cientology gang are deluded and privileged pack of indoctrinated sci-fi enthusiasts.

  • anon

    Why has $$$cientology been given tax exemption in our country?! This “organisation” is under serious investigation in Germany and Belgium – it has a case to answer.

    Anonymous is calling on public support to help expose the bizarre and highly questionable actions of $cientology.

    “I’d like to start a religion. That’s where the money is.” – A message from their founder.

    youfoundthecard.com

  • anon

    There is NO real “religion” in $cientology.
    It has more to do with Amway than any ‘faith’.
    But, conveniently $cientology will pull out the religious persecution card time after time. It hides behind it’s “religiosity”.
    Don’t be FOOLED.

    youfoundthecard.com

  • ellei

    too bad for will he got caught up with tom and scientology

    his career is on the slide just by associating with these two cult freaks

    there’s nothing cool about this foursome

    freaky and creepy

  • Orange soda

    will smith is HOT! and he looks so much younger with hair…

  • fredie f

    yep
    poor will has been suckered by the aliens
    tom c is trying to brainwash the prince
    too bad

  • serry serry

    Will is no longer hot since becoming Toms bestest scino friend

    I can’t look at him without thinking about how gullible and insecure he must be to fall for such baloney

    Shame

  • iknow

    anon @ 02/21/2008 at 11:06 pm

    Why has $$$cientology been given tax exemption in our country?! This “organisation” is under serious investigation in Germany and Belgium – it has a case to answer.

    Anonymous is calling on public support to help expose the bizarre and highly questionable actions of $cientology.

    “I’d like to start a religion. That’s where the money is.” – A message from their founder.

    youfoundthecard.com
    **************************************

    Well said…

  • ban the cult of $cientology

    Remember they wanted to convert the Beckhams to this disgusting cult but Victoria wasn’t having it! That is why you don’t see Tom and Katie with the Beckhams anymore..Victoria is a smart woman of her own opinion and Tom couldn’t fool her..bravo to her. I feel sorry for Will for having no guts to stand up for himself and not let evil midget Tommy fool him into joining that evil cult. It’s a damn shame.

  • dinah
  • kathy

    Oh my! I just love will and Jada so much. so real

  • kathy

    #15 its called aging while black.. BEAUTIFUL.. no surgery needed

  • lily

    #15 and #40, i thought the same things in this same order respectively but we do agree that her face loks different.

    dont like her dress. looks like she is going to a picnic/bbq/4th of july party.

    i hope will was “crying” and not for real but then again, jada always says he is the woman to her man or something like that,

    i thought the cruises forgot about their friends the smiths since the beckhams \came to USA

  • kathy

    I think she looks the same, just a bit more mature, and for the record Jada has always been really thin , having kids gave her some curves.

  • Emil

    none of these people are relevant anymore.

  • anon

    RE: kathy @ 02/21/2008 at 11:46 pm

    Oh my! I just love will and Jada so much. so real

    ****

    Kathy,

    Why do you love them?
    They are just actors

    What is real about them?
    seriously?

    They are fools.
    They have just joined a CULT.
    A CULT based on science fiction.
    They are obviously not to be admired

  • Irene

    Wonderful couple…love them all.

  • pity

    GROW
    UP
    TROLLS

    YOUR IGNORANCE AND HATE MAKES YOU ALL
    COMMITT CRIMES

  • major

    The real Mr.and Mrs.Smith. Tom and Katie looks great and so happy and in love.

  • Faye

    congrats Jada

  • surfer

    Will and Jada look so hot and so do Katie and Tom….

  • latte

    Great event surrounded by amazingly wonderful and talented people. All geniuses. I hope Will and Tom make a movie together.

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