Earlier this month, Curry (who is married to NBA star Steph Curry) opened up about some of the insecurity she feels as the wife of the basketball superstar, explaining how women are "throwing themselves" at him, but she gets no "male attention" in return. That one clip from the show went viral, with some brutal comments thrown in Ayesha's direction.
At an event celebrating the second season of "Red Table Talk" on Thursday in Los Angeles, Jada was asked how she feels "when a clip like the Ayesha Curry one is taken out of context, gone viral and used as an opportunity to bully a woman who did something really brave and wonderful at the table."
"You know, we have to expect that because everybody's not ready and that's okay, that's part of grace too, is that allowance for people who are not okay," responded Smith. "But she's okay. I talked to her and I told her, I said, you know what, that truth was so real and here's the one thing about love, it's not loud in the same way, but it's abundant. Messiness can tend to be louder, but it doesn't mean that that's what's dominant."
"The thing about what she said and what she did, I said, you know, you allowed other women to feel their truth," Jada continued. "The one thing I learned about my daughter, she does what I do, not what I say. I was like, that courage, that strength, that's what it's about. Not everybody's ready, not everybody's ready for that, it's okay. We're gonna send love and light over there too and hope that one day they'll be ready."
In the May 6 episode of the Facebook Watch series, Curry detailed some of the wild fans her husband attracts.
"Something that really bothers me and honestly has given me sense of a little bit of insecurity is the fact that yeah, there are all these women like throwing themselves, but me, like the past 10 years, I don't have any of that," she said. "I have zero, this sounds weird, but like male attention. So then I begin to internalize it, and I'm like, is something wrong with me? Because I don't want it, but it would be nice to know that, like, someone's looking."
Elsewhere in the episode, she also shared one particularly shocking incident where a woman jumped in their car to get a photo with Steph, while they were with their daughter Riley.
"The woman opens the car door, sticks her body in the car and is just like, 'Oh, let me see.' And I'm like, 'No, no, get out of the car,'" she explained. "And she goes, 'Oh, honey, you know what you signed up for.'"
Check out the full episode below. New episodes drop every Monday at 9am on Facebook Watch.
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