Will Smith was seen by the side of his wife Jada Pinkett Smith as she celebrated turning 51 on Sunday.
‘I’m so grateful for all the birthday love yesterday,’ the Red Table Talk beauty captioned a clip of the event. ‘Thank you.’
The show business family gathered with friends for an outdoor celebration in which everyone sang ‘Happy birthday’ to Pinkett Smith, who donned a long red coat with a matching top and a black knit cap and fuchsia suede boots.
And many more: Will Smith, 53, was seen by the side of his wife Jada Pinkett Smith as she celebrated turning 51 on Sunday. The actor is about six months removed from his infamous slap of Chris Rock at the Oscars, making international headlines
The 53-year-old Oscar-winner was clad in a black long-sleeved top with patterned arms, and dark blue jeans. He sported a beard as he sang along to his spouse di lui at the celebration.
Also visible in the clip were the couple’s children, son, Jaden, 24, and daughter, Willow, 21.
Jada said to those present, ‘I’m just grateful, just deeply grateful,’ to which Will added, ‘The end … she’s grateful – highest virtue.’
The birthday bash was complete with a table full of treats, including a cake decked out with candles and petals.
Pinkett Smith said she was ‘so grateful for all the birthday love yesterday’
Pinkett Smith donned a long red coat with a matching top and a black knit cap and fuchsia suede boots
The birthday bash was complete with a table full of treats, including a cake decked out with candles
Smith is about six months removed from his infamous Oscars incident March 27, in which he slapped comic Chris Rock, 57, after the comic made a joke at Pinkett Smith’s expense.
Rock said, ‘Jada, I love you, GI Jane 2, can’t wait to see it,’ in reference to the 1997 movie which featured Demi Moore with a shaved head. (Pinkett Smith has diagnosed with alopecia, which causes hair loss.)
Smith then walked onstage and smacked Rock, then returned to his seat and shouted at him twice, ‘Keep my wife’s name out of your f *** ing mouth!’ to a stunned audience.
Smith has subsequently apologized on multiple occasions over the incident, and resigned from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ahead of being issued a 10-year ban from the Oscars.
At the Oscars March 27, Smith walked onstage and smacked Rock, then returned to his seat and shouted at him at the proceedings
In July, he released a clip on YouTube in which he said sorry to Rock, his relatives, and Ahmir ‘Questlove’ Thompson, who collected the Best Documentary Oscar in the moments after the incident
Pinkett Smith in June spoke about how she hoped to move forward from the incident on her Facebook Watch series.
‘About Oscar night: My deepest hope is that these two intelligent, capable men have an opportunity to heal, talk this out and reconcile,’ she said. ‘With the state of the world today, we need’ em both, and we all actually need one another more than ever.
‘Until then, Will and I are continuing to do what we have done for the last 28 years – and that’s keep figuring out this thing called life together.’
In an apology he issued in July over the incident, Smith said his spouse ‘had nothing to do with’ his attack on Rock.
‘I made a choice on my own from my own experiences, from my history with Chris,’ he said. ‘I want to say sorry to my kids and my family for the heat that I’ve brought on all of us.’