- Jada Pinkett Smith says it was never possible for her to meet Tupac Shakur despite him being her “soulmate.”
- Pinkett Smith spoke about her friendship with the late musician in an interview with Rolling out.
- “It just wasn’t possible. There was no chemistry between us,” Pinkett Smith said.
Jada Pinkett Smith says she couldn’t get together with Tupac Shakur – despite him being her soulmate – because of a lack of chemistry.
In a new interview with Rolling outthe 52-year-old actress spoke about her friendship with Shakur, who died in 1996 after a drive-by shooting.
“There are all kinds of definitions of ‘soulmates,'” Pinkett Smith told RollingOut. “If there is such a thing as a past life, I definitely think that Puck and I have traveled together quite a bit.”
When asked if she regretted not taking things to the next level with the late hip-hop musician, Pinkett Smith laughed off the idea.
“It just wasn’t possible. There was no chemistry between us,” the actor said.
Pinkett Smith went on to explain that the chemistry between her and Shakur wasn’t romantic, but rather a “chemistry of love and friendship” that made them a “dynamic duo.”
“It was like God made us this way. It was like, ‘Look, I’m going to get you all together, right?'” she told RollingOut. “But I’m going to tell you now, I’m going to make it so you can’t all get together because that wasn’t it.” the goal”.”
Pinkett Smith and Shakur attended the Baltimore School of the Arts together in the 1980s. in Old and undated interview video Circulating online, the actress reflects on the first time she met Shakur at school.
“It was the first day, and he came up to me and introduced himself. In high school, Buck was kind of funny,” Pinkett Smith said in the interview clip. “But as soon as he got close to me, he was like a magnet. As soon as you paid attention to him, he just kind of sucked you in. And we just kind of got along with him from that point on.”
This isn’t the first time Pinkett Smith has spoken out about the lack of chemistry between her and Shakur.
In 2015, the actor revealed The Howard Stern Show She once asked Shakur to kiss her when they were younger.
“And when I told you, it had to be the most disgusting kiss for both of us,” Pinkett Smith told Howard Stern.
Pinkett Smith married Will Smith in 1997, a year after Shakur’s death. Smith admitted in 2020 that he was jealous of his wife’s relationship with Shakur.
Although they have been legally married for more than two decades, Pinkett Smith recently revealed that she and Smith have been separated since 2016.
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