Sunday, June 16, 2024

Jada Pinkett Smith’s PR Tour of Negativity Backfires as “Worthy” Book Sales in Downward Trend After 1 Week


Jada Pinkett Smith has spent the last almost two weeks trashing her husband on a book tour.

For her memoir, called “Worthy,” Jada split Will Smith down the middle and ripped out his guts. She’s revealed him as a cuckold who has no control over his own life. She’s laid waste to their family, and even to Tupac Shakur.

At first her shocking revelations caused advance book sales, and “Worthy” powered up the amazon best sellers list to number 4 when it debuted a week ago.

But now it’s at number 70 on amazon, and the trend is down down down.

The Kindle version is 4,492. Book buyers are not downloading “Worthy” at all. They want it to go away. They want Jada to go away, I’m afraid.

The numbers are similar or worse at Barnes and

Pinkett Smith may have made things worse by dragging Will to Baltimore for a PR stunt in which he gave supporting quotes. Will Smith probably did himself no favors at looking like Jada’s mind controlled partner in this strange game. The Fresh Prince of Bel Air” doesn’t need any more trouble after his Oscars slap incident of 2022.

Now there’s a rumor going around that the couple may write a book in which there will be more unwanted details of their tense life together. It used to be Hollywood couples were silent about their lives and relationships. Now you can’t get them to shut up.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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