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Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith reportedly split

Laura Donovan Contributor
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“Men in Black” star Will Smith and wife Jada Pinkett Smith, often viewed as one of Hollywood’s few stable couples, have reportedly ended their 13-year marriage.

In Touch Weekly reported Tuesday that the pair has called it quits, but details are few and far between. TMZ reached out to Pinkett Smith’s rep, who expressed confusion by the In Touch Weekly news.

“What? In Touch said that? I know nothing about this … Lord. I’m going back to bed,” the rep told the celeb news site.

Smith and Pinkett Smith were first acquainted on the set of “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.” They tied the knot in December 1997 and have two children together. Pinkett Smith is also the stepmother of Smith’s older son from the actor’s first marriage.

In 2008, Smith appeared on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and said divorce would not be an option for him.

“What I found is divorce just can’t be an option,” Smith told the television show host. “It’s really that simple. And I think that’s the problem with L.A.: there are so many options. So a huge part of the success for [Pinkett Smith] and I is that we just removed the other options.”

Smith went on to say that the trick to his marriage was pursuing happiness.

“We’re like listen, we’re going to be together one way or the other so we might as well try to be happy,” Smith said.