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August Alsina Agrees He Had an 'Entanglement' with Jada Pinkett Smith, Reacts to the 'Red Table Talk'

August Alsina is talking in depth about his “entanglement” with Jada Pinkett Smith in a new interview.

The 27-year-old singer previously went public with his former relationship with Jada, 48, and he claimed that Will Smith gave him permission to be with her.

Jada and Will then filmed a Red Table Talk episode in which they reacted to the allegations and she confirmed she had an “entanglement” with August during a break in the marriage.

In an interview with Vulture, August said that he has not watched the episode of Red Table Talk.

“I have people who’ve seen it. I saw small clips floating on Instagram and kinda backed off Instagram. But it’s definitely been brought to my attention by people around me,” he said.

August was asked about the use of the word entanglement and he said, “I don’t know why that word is such an issue. I would agree [with Jada]. If you look up the definition of ‘entanglement,’ it is a complex and difficult relationship. It was exactly that. I think it’s just the language that probably stuck out to people. But I definitely have to agree with it being an entanglement. It definitely was something complicated, a complicated dynamic.”

In response to Will and Jada denying that he gave his permission for the relationship, August said, “I can’t speak for anyone else. What I said in my interview, how I said it, when I said it, is exactly what I said and exactly what I meant. That’s all I can really say about that. All I have is my truth, and all I have is my truth to stand on it. I don’t have any reason to lie about anything.”

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T.I. Trolls Jada Pinkett Smith Over August Alsina 'Entanglement'

T.I. is trolling Jada Pinkett Smith over her choice to use the word “entanglement” to describe her relationship with August Alsina. She used the word during her sit down with husband Will Smith while they explained a time in their relationship that they were separated and Jada pursued this other relationship.

“I got into an entanglement with August…a relationship, yes, absolutely,” Jada admitted during the sit down with Will.

Well, T.I. posted a birthday message to his wife Tiny and included the word “entanglement.”

“Sending Love & Light to my Queen on this Glorious Day of Life‼️ May nothing bring u down‼️ We walked through the fire and roasted marshmallows brown. We got it out the mud but it’s still shining bright as they come,” T.I. wrote.

“20 yrs ago we met at the mall where you told me I was too young. So we smoked, got high together and never came back. We share memories that can never be replaced….a bond that nothing can break 20 times on 7/14. We’ve found so many different ways to celebrate you and you magnificent existence….and this one shall be no different. May nothing hurtful harmful or dangerous interrupt this Lifetime Entanglement(😉just had to),” he added, including laughing emojis.

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Jada Pinkett Smith's Mom Adrienne Banfield-Norris, 66, Shows Off Her Ripped Six-Pack Abs!

Adrienne Banfield-Norris is looking ripped!

The 66-year-old co-host of Red Table Talk, and mom of Jada Pinkett-Smith, took to Instagram Thursday (July 9) to share a photo posing in front of mirror showing off her six-pack abs while wearing a sports bra and leggings.

“Trying to motivate myself to get back in the gym. A good look in the mirror always does the trick! Elliptical here I come🤬🤬” Adrienne captioned the below post.

Back in March, Adrienne, Jada, and the rest of the Smith family came together for an emergency meeting to discuss the coronavirus pandemic.

If you missed it, the most recent episode of Red Table Talk broke records for Facebook Watch when Jada opened up about her “entanglement” with rapper August Alsina during a brief break in her marriage from Will Smith.

Jada Pinkett Smith's 'Red Table Talk' About Her Entanglement with August Alsina Breaks Records

The latest episode of Red Table Talk, which featured Jada Pinkett Smith‘s candid conversation with husband Will Smith, has broken records for Facebook Watch.

In the new episode, Jada opens up about her “entanglement” with singer August Alsina during a brief break in her marriage from Will.

The episode has broken the record for the most views in 24 hours for any show on Facebook Watch. The previous record-holder was the Red Table Talk episode that featured Jordyn Woods discussing what happened between her and Tristan Thompson. That episode was viewed 7.6 million times in the first 24 hours.

At the time of this posting, the video has been up for 22 hours and it has already been viewed over 14 million times.

After all the headlines swirled about her relationship with August, Jada teased the episode on July 2 by tweeting, “There’s some healing that needs to happen…so I’m bringing myself to The Red Table.” The episode was released as a surprise on July 10.

Jada Pinkett Smith & Will Smith Confirm Former August Alsina Relationship - Watch (Video)

Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith are getting candid.

The married couple brought themselves to Red Table Talk to discuss August Alsina‘s recent allegations that he and Jada had a Will-approved romance for years in a discussion on Friday (July 10).

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Together, the two wanted to clear the air regarding how the press covered their alleged statements about the situation.

“This is a very personal journey that became very public,” Jada said.

“I guess about four and a half years ago, I started a friendship with August. We actually became really, really good friends. It all started with him just needing some help, and me wanting to help his health and mental state.”

“When Aug first came around, he was really sick,” Will added.

During that time, Jada said that she and Will were going through a difficult time and separate for a period of time, which led to her relationship with August evolving into a romantic one.

She also wants to address Will giving “permission.”

“The only person that can give permission in that particular circumstance is myself,” Jada clarified, adding that he was probably trying to communicate that they were separated at the time, and wanted to make it clear that “he was not a homewrecker – which he’s not.”

“I got into an entanglement with August…a relationship, yes, absolutely,” she went on to say.

She also said she didn’t view her relationship with Alsina “as a transgression at all.”

“Through that particular journey, I learned so much about myself and was able to really confront a lot of emotional immaturity, emotional insecurity and I was really able to do some really deep healing. And as I came through and started to realize certain things about you and I, he decided to break all communication with me which was totally understandable. And I let that be and hadn’t talked to him since so it is a little weird that all this stuff is coming out now since this was several [years ago].”

“For me, this was years ago,” Will added.

The two were able to repair their relationship eventually: “We have really gotten to that new place of unconditional love,” Jada said.

Watch Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith discuss…

August Alsina Defends His 'Truth' After Jada Pinkett Smith Denied They Had an Affair

August Alsina made a big claim this week that he had an affair with Jada Pinkett Smith and he even said that Will Smith gave his blessing.

The couple’s reps spoke out to deny the claims and Jada seems to be preparing an episode of Red Table Talk to respond to the rumors.

August took to Instagram on Friday (July 3) to share a post about “his truth,” though he never referenced the famous couple.

“I get it; not only do i get it but I’m also sorry you feel that way, BUT, The only attack here is against the invisible walls of silent societal construct and ‘code’ we place upon each other & upon ourselves hidden behind the desires of others approval & acceptance,” August wrote in the post.

“Truth & Transparency makes us uncomfortable, yes, but i can’t apologize for that,” August added. “A tower of truth can never fall, only a tower of lies can do that. My truth is MY truth, & its mine to own. There is no right or wrong here, it simply just IS. & I make room and have acceptance for your thoughts and opinions, regardless if I agree or not, you have that freedom to feel WHATEVER it is u feel because when you’re at TRUE peace, all of the noise and chatter becomes that of a whisper.”

“My heart has no malice or hate toward anyone on this planet. I just simply want the chains off & I’m willing to DIE getting there. The gift of freedom is yours to have, God promises us that, but only if you’re willing. &God is not a man that HE should lie.. & I’m His SON, so neither would I. 🙏🏽,” he said.

August seems to confirm that he gave the Smiths a warning about the interview before it aired.

“W/ that being said i should also say that, no one was side swiped by any conversation, everyone got courtesy calls time in advance,” he concluded.

Jada Pinkett Smith's Cryptic Tweet Suggest She May Get Real About August Alsina Rumors

This week, Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith were caught up in a story from singer August Alsina, who claimed he had an affair with Jada which Will approved of.

Jada‘s rep denied those rumors, and Will‘s rep issued a one-word response to the allegations.

Now, Jada sent out a very cryptic tweet just a few moments ago and fans think this means she will be addressing everything on the next episode of her Facebook Watch show Red Table Talk.

Jada tweeted out to her fans on Thursday (July 2), “There’s some healing that needs to happen…so I’m bringing myself to The Red Table.”

Will you be tuning in to the next episode of Red Table Talk???