Move over Will Smith: 7 reasons we love Jada Pinkett Smith

Will Smith via Facebook
Will Smith via Facebook

While it seems like everyone has sent Jada Pinkett Smith well wishes on her birthday. On Friday, Sept. 18, her hubby Will Smith took the cake.

Taking to his Facebook account, the Focus actor shared a touching letter to his wife, featuring a throwback photo from Jada’s 24th birthday celebration at her mother, Adrienne Banfield-Jones’s home. “This was taken at your mom’s house 20 years ago. That’s a long time ago!!! So I decided to do some math …,” wrote the “Fresh Prince” alum.


“I have sung happy birthday to you 20 times and I have bought you 19 birthday presents (I was mad that one year). I have watched you blow out 693 candles (737 after tonite [sic]). I’ve told you “I love you” at least 8,285 times. And of the nearly 3.96 billion women on the planet — there is only 1 that I want to spend the rest of my life with. Happy Birthday, my Love!” he sealed the touching tribute.

This was taken at your mom’s house 20 years ago. That’s a long time ago!!! So I decided to do some math … I have sung …

And while mainstream media continues to bombard one of Hollywood’s most beloved couples with rumors they’re heading for splittsville, we totally understand why Will would hold his leading lady so close to his heart. For seven reasons we love Jada (in honor of her birthday), hit the flip below.


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