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Will Smith Laughs Off Crying Memes Following Jada Pinkett Smith's 'Entanglement'

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Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith attend Paramount Pictures' Premiere Of "Gemini Man" on Oct. 6, 2019 in Hollywood, Calif.

Looks like Will Smith got the last laugh. On Monday (Oct. 5), the star jokingly addressed his now-viral reaction to his family's recent "entanglement" drama in a new video.

"I’m not sad a lot," he says as the clip opens with him dabbing at his eyes with a tissue. "I think because I drink so much coffee, I get dehydrated, and it makes my eyes water. I know people think I'm crying all the time."

"All the time and he's not," Jada Pinkett Smith agrees as she stands off to the side, watching her husband's sit-down. "Such a shame. Such a shame."

"It is. No, no but it works out," Smith continues with a laugh, referencing the couple's now-viral Red Table Talk video from earlier this summer, where Pinkett Smith admitted she'd gotten into a romantic "entanglement" with actor August Alsina during a time when the Smiths were privately separated.

The image of the Hollywood icon sitting teary-eyed through the discussion took the internet by storm soon after, with his crying face generating a tidal wave of memes. However, it seems the couple is now refuting that Smith was crying at all.

"He wasn't crying!" Pinkett Smith insists, before the Fresh Prince jumps in to explain, "No, it was midnight. We were shooting at midnight, 'cause we were trying to rush to go to the airport in the morning!"

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Later, Pinkett Smith admits she should've gone with her intuition to "reshoot the whole damn thing," but Smith seems jovial about the outcome, teasing his wife that "it played out; everybody's like, 'Poor Will.' They think I'm sad! No, it's like, they love they selves some Will."

Thankfully, the couple seems to be in a better place these days, as the video pivots to show them accepting the Legacy of Laughter award from Robin Williams' son on behalf of mental health nonprofit Bring Change 2 Mind.

Watch the Smiths laugh off the controversy below.