Will and Jada Pinkett Smith had intervention for Jaden following weight loss
The couple was concerned about their son’s health.
For an episode of “Red Table Talk,” host Jada Pinkett Smith was joined by her entire family — husband Will, children Willow and Jaden, mom Adrienne Bandfield-Jones and Will’s son Trey. During the conversation, the family spoke openly about eating habits.
Shockingly, the Set It Off actress revealed that she and her husband hosted an intervention for Jaden after he began to lose a great deal of weight. The 21-year-old rapper became a vegetarian, which altered a difference in his physical appearance.
“Will and I had a bit of an intervention with Jaden because he’s a vegan now, but we realized he wasn’t getting enough protein,” Jada said. “So he was wasting away. He just looked drained, he was just depleted, he wasn’t getting the nutrients.” Will added, “He had the dark circles under his eyes, there was even a little grayness to his skin. We got really nervous, but you are definitely looking better now.”
After hearing his parents’ comments, Jaden corrected them to say that he is not vegan. “I’m vegetarian, I have tried to eat vegan meals,” Jaden said. “I’ll go vegan for a week or so but for the past year I’ve been vegetarian. But everything else you guys are saying is right.”
In the past, Jaden has been quite vocal about wanting to eat clean. Back in July, Jaden launched a vegan pop-up food truck entitled “I Love You Restaurant.” The truck serves free vegan food to people on Skid Row.
“The @ILoveYouRestaurant Is A Movement That Is All About Giving People What They Deserve, Healthy, Vegan Food For Free,” he wrote as his caption. “Today We Launched Our First One Day Food Truck Pop-Up in Downtown LA. Keep A Look Out Because This Is The First Of Many #JADENinc”
Check out Red Table Talk below.