Friday, December 9, 2022

Cardi B Defends Offset Against Bullies; Jada Pinkett Smith Used Drugs And Alcohol To Cope With Depression

Cardi B Defends Offset Against Bullies: ‘You Just Saw How Pete Davidson’ Feels

Cardi B is urging her fans to be kinder to her estranged husband Offset after he tried to win her back onstage.

“I see a lot of people bashing me because they feel that because I’m defending my baby father, they think that I’m gonna get back together with him,” Cardi, who shares 5-month-old daughter Kulture Kiari with Offset, said in one video. “I’m not saying that I’m gonna get back together with him. I just don’t like that bashing online thing.”

“Just earlier, you just saw how Pete Davidson was talking about how he don’t even want to be on this earth because mad people be coming at him every single day,” she continued. “I wouldn’t want my baby father to have that feeling because of millions of people be bashing him every day. That’s a nasty feeling, and I wouldn’t want that.”

Cardi’s videos came after Offset crashed her performance at Los Angeles’ Rolling Loud festival in hopes of reigniting their romance.

Cardi seemed irritated as she responded to Offset at length. After Cardi seemingly made her point, Offset walked off the stage, and a stagehand removed his tribute to her.

Jada Pinkett Smith says she used ecstasy, weed and alcohol to cope with depression

In Monday’s episode of “Red Table Talk,” Smith addressed mental health and spoke about rapper Mac Miller, who died of an accidental drug overdose in September. The actress said she could relate to Miller’s struggles because she also dealt with issues in the past.

“When I looked at [Miller’s] circumstances I felt for him because I knew that could have been me, easily. I was the same way. In my depression, using ecstasy, drinking a whole lot, you know, and smoking a bunch of weed and trying to just find some peace in my mind,” Smith said.

“It’s like, I knew [what] I was doing — I was doing ecstasy because I wanted to party,” she added. “I was doing ecstasy, weed and a bottle of Courvoisier because I wanted to get lit. I wasn’t making the connection, and I knew … I knew I was on the course of addiction. I was very clear about it.”

Smith also revealed she had a “complete emotional collapse” when she was around 20 years old that led to suicidal thoughts.

“I had gotten to LA and gotten a certain amount of success and realized that that wasn’t the answer,” the “Girls Trip” star said. “It wasn’t what was going to make everything okay. [It] actually made this worse. I was extremely suicidal, I had a complete emotional collapse.”

Julia Roberts shares how a bathroom encounter made her realize she was famous

Julia Roberts has revealed the first time she realized the extent of her fame — but the setting wasn’t so glam!

According to the 51-year-old actress, she was 21-years-old and in a bathroom stall in Georgia when she experienced the memorable encounter.

“I went home to Georgia to visit my mom and my younger sister and we went to the movies,” Roberts shared during Monday’s episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast.

“It was after the movie was over and I was in the bathroom and there was a woman in the bathroom who said, ‘Hey girl in stall number one, were you in ‘Mystic Pizza’?’”

Roberts confirmed she was indeed the actress in the 1988 film — a response which was met with the fan sliding “something under the stall,” and asking for an autograph. “I thought, ‘Wait, this is different.’”



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