Although Jordyn Woods’ episode of Red Table Talk helped put Jada Pinkett Smith’s Facebook talk show on the map in March, the interview almost did not happen. On Friday, Smith revealed she was “very wary” about doing the interview, noting that she felt too close to Woods. She even turned to husband Will Smith for advice.
“To be honest with you, I was very wary because I didn’t think I could do her justice because I am so close to her and I’m so new,” Smith told an audience at a London screening of her show, reports E! News.
She then turned to Will for advice. “I was like, ‘Will, she’s got one f– shot. I can’t f– this up. There has to be somebody else that can do this,'” she recalled.
However, Smith realized that she was the only one who could help Woods, a close family friend, tell her side of the story.
“I was like, ‘Alright, we gotta go to the table… She has to have an opportunity to speak her peace,'” she said.