Jada Pinkett Smith: Will Smith’s wife is upset about the suicide of a girl with alopecia

Tuesday, May 31, Jada Pinkett Smith addressed the topic of alopecia, a disease causing hair loss that she herself suffers from, in her podcast. red table discussion. Will Smith’s wife burst into tears as she listened to a mother’s testimony to her daughter’s tragic fate.

on March 27 will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith They found themselves at the front of the stage. In question, American comedian Chris Rock slapped the face on the Oscars stage, just minutes before he received the statuette for Best Actor for the first time in his career.

The latter was just joking bald head By Jada Pinkett-Smith, which resulted not from an aesthetic choice but from an autoimmune disease, alopecia, which she was already born with in 2018: “It was terrifying when it started. I was in the shower one day and I had quite a bit of hair on my hands. I thought to myself I would go bald. It was the first time in my life that I literally shivered with fear.” She said on the Red Table Talk podcast. It was precisely on this same group that the actress decided to devote an evening to alopecia, hearing the testimony of many people with the disease.

The tragic fate of Ryo

Especially Nikki Ball, Ryo’s little mother. The mother told how Rio’s vixen caused her to be bullied by her classmates, who called her “Dirty naked mice, curious with insect eyes or even Mr. Clean“.”She had big holes in her head, and big bald spots. We tried creams, tried injections, sometimes she did five times a day, but nothing works…Nikki Poole adds.

harassment that will have dire consequences: On March 14th, Ryo decided to end his life Only 12 years old. The little girl hanged herself with a pair of jeans in her room, before her mother found her early in the morning. A touching story that broke the hearts of the women present on the set, all the mothers, who shared Mother Ryo. In particular Jada Pinkett Smith, who has burst into tears Listen to his story, which is scheduled to be broadcast in full on Wednesday evening in the United States. What should any future bad taste joke about hair loss be avoided?

red table | What happened on the morning of March 14th?

On March 14, 2022, Nikki Paul lost her 12-year-old daughter Rio to suicide. This week on the counter, she opened up about the unfathomable discovery she made that morning, when she realized that Ryo had taken her life after being relentlessly bullied for having alopecia. Watch Red Table Talk Wednesday to hear more about Niki and Rio’s story.

Written by Red Table Talk on Friday 27 May 2022

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