Will Smith’s marriage to Jada Pinkett Smith has been scrutinized more than ever since the Oscar slap scandal. Fans have discovered a video in which she was “using him for clout,” adding to the scandalous infidelity event that may have resulted in Chris Rock being smacked. As a result, everyone is looking into the couple’s past relationships. We’ve already explored Smith’s marriage to ex-wife Sheree Zampino, as well as his wife’s prior relationships with Wesley Snipes, Grant Hill, and Tupac Shakur. We’ll now look back at the Oscar winner’s brief affair with Tyra Banks in the 1990s.

Banks and Smith have remained close friends throughout the years. In 2019, the model shared a flashback snapshot of them from a Fresh Prince of Bel-Air moment. “Happy Birdhat,” she captioned it, purposely misspelling the word birthday and alluding to an inside joke about a real feathered hat worn by Banks on the programme. Smith shared an Instagram video in 2020 of them reliving their heated moment from the season 4 episode All Guts, No Glory. “This following section is one of my favorites. That’s fantastic that we achieved it, “In the video, Smith stated. Banks wowed observers by reciting her lines word for word. “YO, 30 YEARS LATER, and @tyrabanks still remembers this moment!! That’s fantastic!” In the caption, the actor wrote.

Since 2018, Banks has been dating Canadian businessman Louis Bélanger-Martin. According to a source, they’re “very much in love” and get along with each other’s boys from prior relationships. “Tyra’s child has his own room in Louis [and] Valerie’s [Bélanger-ex- Martin’s wife’s] house in Magog, and Tyra has relocated some of her belongings—clothing, jewelry—there as well.” Banks and her baby daddy, Erik Asla, have also maintained a positive co-parenting connection.

When Banks was working for Norway’s Next Top Model, he met Asla. Later that year, they publicly declared their relationship. They had a newborn boy called York Banks Asla a year later, after a series of “traumatising” IVF treatments. “As I’ve already stated, the trip to this point has not been an easy one.”

The pair allegedly divorced amicably in 2017. There were suspicions that Asla was cheating on Banks, but neither has confirmed it. “It happened without drama, and they’re co-parenting their little boy,” a source claimed of their split at the time. “He is set to photograph the opening titles of forthcoming America’s Next Top Model.”

Source: thethings