September 22 2023
Jada Pinkett Smith, renowned actress and author, recently shared a touching memory from her high school days, featuring the late Tupac Shakur and her future husband, Will Smith. In an Instagram post, she unveiled a video capturing their carefree moments together, lip-syncing to the iconic track "Parents Just Don't Understand."
Jada Pinkett Smith, at the age of 52, gave us a sneak peek into her upcoming memoir, "Worthy," through a brief Instagram post. In this snippet, she eloquently narrates the story behind the memorable video where she, Tupac Shakur, and Will Smith converged.
The video clip features Jada Pinkett Smith and Tupac Shakur enthusiastically lip-syncing to "Parents Just Don't Understand," a 1988 Grammy-winning hit by DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, the duo that included her future husband, Will Smith. Their youthful exuberance and charm shine through, making it a cherished memory.
Jada reflects on the serendipity of life, expressing that she could never have imagined the profound connection between her, Tupac Shakur, and Will Smith. Their destinies intertwined in ways she could never have foreseen.
Jada Pinkett Smith describes the video as a "tangible memory" of the last time she and Tupac were carefree teenagers. This captivating moment of them lip-syncing during their junior year in high school is a testament to their enduring friendship.
Jada Pinkett Smith and Tupac Shakur attended the Baltimore School for the Arts in Maryland during their teenage years. Their remarkable friendship, filled with charisma and energy, was depicted in the 2017 biopic "All Eyez on Me." Though their connection was intense, it remained platonic, as they both recognized the potential intensity of a romantic relationship.