“Fame is a unique monster. You can’t get too excited when people say good things about you because then when people say bad things about you, you struggle and suffer more,” Smith explained.
He added: “I have to be clear about who I am and what I am attempting to do in the world.”
The father-of-three noted that he doesn’t want to “need” the approval of others to “stay focused on [his] mission.”
“And at the same time, I am deeply human. And I am in the process of perfecting my virtue,” he concluded.
"I feel like maybe your and his shadow separated in a way in this book, whether they stay together forever or not," Drew Barrymore said of Jada memoir, Worthy, during her November 28, appearance on The Drew Barrymore Show. "It sounds like you're staying together forever."
"We’re staying together forever," Jada replied. "I tried. We tried."
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As OK! previously reported, the Bad Moms star recently dropped the bombshell that the pair had been separated for many years without the public knowing.
"We're still figuring it out," she said of her and the Men in Black alum’s relationship.
"We've been doing some really heavy-duty work together. We just got deep love for each other and we are going to figure out what that looks like for us," the Red Table Talk host added at the time.
"I think we were both stuck in our fantasy of what we thought the other person should be," she explained while on Today. "The truth of the matter is I'm not leaving Will's side and he's not going to leave mine. We've been on a powerful quest. And I'm happier than I've ever been."
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Jada also confessed Will’s Oscar slap made her want to mend their relationship even more.
"Being there with him that night, what I did know, was that I might not have walked in there as his wife, but I left that night as his wife," she stated on CBS Mornings. "And as I sit here today, I am going to be by his side, always."
Page Six reported on Will's remarks.