The oh so pretty Jada Pinkett Smith hosted a private press luncheon at Atlanta’s 5 star St. Regis Hotel; where she chatted about her newest film ‘Magic Mike XXL’ alongside Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello, Kevin Nash, Adam Rodriguez, Stephen “tWitch” Boss, Donald Glover, and Michael Strahan. Jada was very candid about her apprehension about taking on the role of Rome a worker in the sex industry and how taking on this role has given her a deepr look at the adult entertainment industry.
Jada looked absolutely prettiful as she rocked her new stylish bob, pretty dress, and fly girl stiletto heels. Jada was full of enthuasim as she answered questions about her her role as Rome in the forthcoming film ”Magic Mike XXL’.
Jada shared that her role ‘Rome‘ was originally written with a man (Jamie Foxx) in mind but Channing Tatum asked her if she would be willing to try the character out for size. Jada is a huge activist in the whole sex trafficking arena and a voice for the many women trapped in that horrible lifestyle. Jada shared her apprehension about lending her face, name, and reputation to a role glorifying strippers. According to Jada so many people get caught up in human trafficking via strip clubs. The actress has an amazing friendship with actor Channing Tatum was once a male dancer and he want to get the message out there there’s darkness in the industry but there is also light. Jada decided to take the role on and she says she learned a lot about the beauty and sheer delight of embracing sexuality. Jada shared,
‘Being on set for Magic Mike XXL never felt like work. It was truly amazing to see all those beautiful men dancing and having fun. It was truly enlightening for me. I thought adult entertainment such as stripping was all about sex but it’s so much more than sex. There’s power in sexuality and that’s a message that needs to be shared. There’s nothing ugly about sex when it’s put in the right context!”
Jada shares that she can’t wait for the world to see ‘Magic Mike XXL’ on July 1, 2015 and she hopes that this movie can open up dialogue about sexuality, dignity, and conversation that addresses the beauty of the industry and the dark side. According to Jada it’s not all bad and there can be good when it’s in the right context!