Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith revealed they've been living separately for seven years.

Despite their public appearances, it surprised us.

They're not divorced but haven't been together.

In today's world, it's not their separation that shocks us but the fact that they pretended to be a happy couple.

Jada's brand is about inspiring others, and this revelation left many feeling deceived.

She timed this with her book release, which tells us selling books is tough.

Will Smith responded with self-reflective statements.

Now, Jada says they're working on their relationship, which might have worked in the past.

This has sparked a conversation about relationships in public spaces.

It offers some the chance to relate to their experiences and find strength.