Jada Pinkett Smith’s latest episode of “Red Table Talk” welcomes Robyn Crawford who reveals her relationship with Whitney Houston. In the extremely emotional episode, not just for Robyn, but for Jada herself as well. Jada fighting back tears as she speaks about her dear friend Tupac Shakur.
Robyn Crawford touched on her romantic relationship with Whitney Houston. A relationship that is highlighted in her new memoir “A Song For You”.
Jada Pinkett Smith throughout the interview, can relate to a degree. Her “complex relationship”, as she calls it, is brought up during the interview.
Jada can relate, but also found it “so healing” when hearing Crawford describe the memoir as a love letter to Whitney. “It was so healing for me in so many different ways. It’s hard to live someone who has had a legacy at the level she has had and then to lose them under tragic circumstances. I have a very similar situation.”
One thing that shouldn’t be misinterpreted, is the fact that according to Jada, Tupac and herself were never intimate. Tupac was very protective of Jada, and although the two were not in a relationship, Tupac was worried of losing their bond.
Speaking on the complexity of their relationship, Jada went on to further explain, “That I understood, because of the complex relationship I’ve had with ‘Pac in those moments of his, ‘Who’s that?!,’ knowing damn well there ain’t nothing like that between us,” says Jada. “Him feeling like, ‘You’re the only stability I got, I can’t afford for you to put that attention elsewhere.’ For him, it was, we were an anchor for each other. Anytime he felt like that anchor was threatened, oh my God.”
Tupac as a guest on Red Table Talk?
Earlier in the year Jada spoke to Metro UK where she imagined how it would be like if Tupac was a guest on the “Red Table Talk“. “I’d probably have to do a Red Table Talk specifically for ‘Pac. I’d probably do a male version of Red Table Talk with ‘Pac. I would have done that with him because he would have just been so great for something like that.”