With the third installment of Madagascar releasing tomorrow, Jada Pinkett Smith has been on a steady PR run these past few weeks. Btu quite frankly, she’s one of those actresses I would read about whether she has a project out or not. I’m a fan! She sat down with Essence magazine to discuss the movie but also opened up about some other areas in her life. Probably one of the most sought after information from her: the secret to her slender frame.
ESSENCE.com: Let’s talk guilty pleasures. What are yours?
PINKETT SMITH: French fries, and pizza… together. If I could have French fries and pizza every day I would really live off that. My real diet though, well, I don’t eat for pleasure. I probably had the only West Indian grandmother that could not cook. [Laughs] She was an awful cook, and she taught me that you don’t eat for taste, you eat for nourishment. And I have kept that over the years, so I can eat anything that’s healthy. I eat for my schedule so I have to eat high-protein, lots of greens and healthy carbs so that I don’t fall flat on my face.
Hmm. Eating for nourishment and not pleasure? Eh. I gotta let you go with that on your own, Jada. She also discussed the plan to do more of the Red Table Talk series, including some featuring her sons and her husband, Will Smith: Continue Reading →