Sheree Zampino, ex-wife of Will Smith, opened up about her co-parenting her son with ex-husband and his spouse Jada Pinkett Smith.
The Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills star mentioned that she and the Smiths have “bumped heads” over co-parenting issues.
Throughout an look on Behind the Velvet Rope podcast, the 54-year-old mentioned how she, the King Richard actor and his ladylove overcame their points and make it work for his or her youngsters.
“You bought three completely different dynamics, three completely different personalities and completely different perception programs, completely different method of doing issues. And there have been instances we have now bumped heads and it hasn’t been fairly,” Sheree mentioned.
“We get again on that horse and we press on. We do what we have now to do as a result of once more, on the finish of the day, it is concerning the youngsters. Now we have a duty to them,” she added.
Sheree, who shares a son with Will, went on to say that “when you have got a mutual respect, it turns into simpler” whereas including that the one factor that essential to her was for Jada to deal with her son nicely.
“With Jada, it was like, so long as she treats [Trey] nicely, we’re good. We’re good. And she or he’s handled him nicely and he or she’s liked him,” Sheree famous.
Sheree was then requested how was capable of create a wholesome and shut relationship with Will and Jada to which she mentioned, “I am not gonna say that it is easy.”
“I believe early on — like from the start — I realized this from my mom: My coronary heart is at all times for my little one. My little one comes first. He actually does. He comes first so it is not about me anymore,” Sheree shared.
She continued: “So how will we do that the place we honor [the kids] and we put them first and we do not deprive them of any good factor — good factor being the connection they’ve with one another, the connection they’ve with me, the connection my son has with Jada.”
“We had been simply capable of go there and I am grateful for it. I am unable to actually give particulars as to why however I am grateful that we had been type of all the identical frequency and the identical web page to essentially wish to do this which might be why we’re referred to as to at least one one other on this house,” Sheree mentioned.
Will and Sheree tied the knot in 1992, the identical yr they’d their son Trey. The couple then parted methods three years later in 1995.
The actor went on to marry Jada in 1997, with whom he welcomed two youngsters, Jaden and Willow.