It’s definitely not the summer of love in Hollywood. Actors Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are secretly in the process of ending their marriage of 17 years, RadarOnline reported. A source told Radar that the couple is not happy together anymore.
For Will and Jada, holding it together these past few years has been tough because their marriage has been on life support for a long time. They’re exhausted from trying to maintain the façade of a happy union.
The 46-year-old Smith, who is currently filming the super villain flick Suicide Squad and his 43-year-old wife have been a fixture in the gossip glossies for the past four years amid reports of marital strife.
According to the Radar report, the couple is working on a settlement to divide their $240 million fortune and prepare their children—son Jaden, 17, and Willow, 14—for the divorce.
This comes following other recent celebrity break ups, such as Kourtney Kardashian dumping Scott Disick and Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner‘s split. As with these two cases, Will and Jada’s divorce comes along with rumors of the couple being unfaithful. Rumors have persisted since 2013 that Smith romanced his Suicide Squad co-star Margot Robbie. He’s also been pictured without his wedding ring. Pinkett Smith also allegedly cheated in 2011 with HawthoRNe co-star Marc Anthony.
RIP to another Hollywood power couple.
Update 8/3/15, 4:55 pm:
Andddd…it’s not true. This rumor is just that…a rumor.
Radar needs to check their sources because Will Smith has addressed the divorce headlines himself on Facebook, and it’s simply not happening. Here’s what he said:
Under normal circumstances, I don’t usually respond to foolishness. (Because it’s contagious),” he wrote late Monday. “But, so many people have extended me their “deepest condolences” that I figured – ‘What the hell… I can be foolish, too!
So, in the interest of redundant, repetitious, over & over-again-ness… Jada and I are…NOT GETTING A DIVORCE!!!!!!!!!!!!! : -)
I promise you all – if I ever decide to divorce my Queen – I SWEAR I’ll tell you myself!