Since 2018, Jada Pinkett Smith has presented her own show called “Red Table Talk” on American TV. A talk show in which she allows her guests to confide in a sensitive topic, recover the truth after a scandal, or tackle an important social issue. Thus, actress Jordyn Woods whose true kiss with Tristan Thompson led to the end of her friendship with Kylie Jenner and the Kardashian clan, or Olivia Jade, the daughter of actress Lori Loughlin who finds herself at the center of the fake college admissions scandal…
On this same program, Jada Pinkett Smith also received her husband Will Smith to discuss the couple and especially the period when they both indulged in some distractions. An opportunity for the actress to trust her lover, rapper Agust Elsena, live on American TV.
Jada Pinkett Smith talks about hair loss
On Tuesday, May 31, 2022, Jada Pinkett returned to lead her show, due to a case devoted to alopecia areata, a disease that causes significant hair loss from which she herself suffers. The disease also found itself at the center of news last March when a prank written by Chris Rock on clean-shaven Jada Pinkett Smith, live from the Oscars, prompted Will Smith to slap the comedian on stage.
After the scandal, Jada Pinkett decided to highlight the disease by inviting Nikki Paul, the mother of a 12-year-old girl who also had hair loss. Also present in the group for discussion: Willow Smith and Adrian Banfield-Norris, who are Jada’s daughter and mother.
Nikki Paul confirmed that Ryo, her 12-year-old daughter, was a victim of bullying and harassment at school because of her hair loss. “She had big holes in her head, big bald spots. We tried creams, tried injections, sometimes she had five times a day, but nothing worked …” the young woman captivated.
At school, little Ryo was given terrible names that her mother revealed live: “Dirty Naked Rat”, “Alien with Bug’s Eyes”, or even “Mr. Clean”. A horrific daily life led Ryo to suicide last March. His mother explained, “Three weeks before her death, Rio had a really bad day at school and that day turned everything in her head. She ended her life on March 14, 2022 and then it became the worst of my life.” . Testimony that caused Jada Pinkett Smith to cry as well as her daughter Jada to tears live on TV. Then Will Smith’s wife took to the stage to say that Rio’s story is one reason people need to understand that vixen is a potentially devastating condition.