News Americas, LOS ANGELES, CA, Weds. Aug. 24, 2011: Actor Will Smith is denying his marriage is over following press reports that he and his second wife have split over an alleged affair with her co-star, Marc Anthony.
Smith, 42, released a statement to the press via his publicist Tuesday that stated: “Although we are reluctant to respond to these types of press reports, the rumors circulating about our relationship are completely false. We are still together, and our marriage is intact.”
His son from a first marriage, Trey Smith, 18, also tweeted: “Will and Jada getting a DIVORCE .. NOT TRUE AT ALL!!”
Their comments come on the heels of a report in America’s In Touch Weekly magazine that claimed the pair had separated over rumors that Jada had an affair with her
Hawthorne co-star, Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez’s ex husband, who joined her TV show as a love interest last year.
She has denied the rumors through her publicist. “All the rumours regarding Marc Anthony and Jada are false. Completely untrue,” her spokesperson, Karynne Tencer, said.
Anthony’s representative also addressed the rumors, saying: “We unequivocally deny this. Enough is enough. There are families involved, children involved, friendships involved. This is NOT true.”
In Hawthorne, Jada plays widowed chief nursing officer Christina, who juggles the demands of her career with bringing up a teenage daughter. She is also an executive producer the show. Anthony was initially introduced as a guest star playing police detective