He claimed the I Am Legend actor approved the relationship ”due to the transformation from their marriage to life partnership”.
“I sat down with Will [Smith] and had a conversation,” Alsina said, adding: ”He gave me his blessing.”
The singer is said to have met Pinkett Smith after being introduced by her son Jaden Smith in 2015.
Rumours of a potential romance escalated after the singer “received a text” from a person referred to by Pinkett Smith’s middle name in the music video of his 2019 song “Nunya”.
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