Janet Hubert deserved better than what she got in the reunion
I don’t know what happened behind the scenes but I know that Will Smith didn’t offer her a real, clear apology. Just a reflexive “I’m sorry” after she apologized to him 3 times for dragging him after he ruined her fuckin career
Maybe it happened off screen or in tape that got cut but it didn’t happen in the edited public version
Watching the new Red Table Talk which has more context and conversation between Will Smith and Janet Hubert ...
Fam ... more of her story comes out and this is good but HE SPENDS SO MUCH TIME TALKING ABOUT HIS REASONS FOR WHAT HE DID
Will Smith and Barack Obama both need to have several seats this week
Still no proper apology to her and they are definitely selling his narrative while saying he avoids selling his narrative

"I had no recognition of that dynamic"
because as a light skinned black man star, you didn't need to recognize that dynamic in order to live your life
he ruined her life because his father beat his mother and he needed maternal approval and when he didn't get enough from her he fucked her over?

the misogynoir!!!!!!! what happened to him and his mom is terrible and justifies nothing

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Go Crimson! lol
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