Jada Pinkett Smith recently caused a stir on Facebook after she posted an “inspirational” status update that to some seemed to be anti-Christianity.
“We are born with our souls, but it is through our experiences in life that we are given the opportunity to discover the paths needed to develop the self,” wrote Smith. “In order to do this we must not belong to the obedient…we must belong to our truth.”
And while over 42,000 people liked the comment, several fans spoke out against her words and ordered her to reconnect with God and study the bible.
“This is not the truth, so many lost souls. We must be obedient to God and follow his will for our lives!” wrote one fan.
“We are to be obedient to God,” added another.
Jada and her family have long been rumored to be a part of the Church of Scientology. In 2008, the Smiths funded a school that taught children under the principles of “Study Technology,” a concept created by the Church of Scientology’s founder Ron L. Hubbard. Both Willow and Jaden Smith attended the academy before it closed its door amid controversy in June.
See Facebook reactions to Jada’s controversial statement below. -danielle canada