By Holly Wood
The blogosphere and other published reports have Will and Jada Pinckett-Smith flirting
with Scientology. Will and Jada are friends with well known Scientologist Tom Cruise. They attended the wedding of Cruise and Katie Holmes in Italy in 2006. From what I have read it appears that Will and Jada are agreeing to the tenets of Scientology as long as they do not conflict with their biblical beliefs. Well I guess if you are going to do business with Cruise you have to listen to his Scientology
spiel. Cruise DID just open (resurrected) a movie studio, United Artists
Reportedly opposed to 'organized religion,' the super couple seem to reflect the traditional Hollywood pose. Yet Will was raised in the Baptist church and has been quoted in past years as stating, "my grandmother would get up out of her casket (if I became a Scientologist)." Much of the speculation comes from the current Men's Vogue article ("Prince Becomes King
") on Will Smith to promote his December movie, "I Am Legend
." Here is the important section from the article:
"Look, I use the Bible to explain the ideas of God, and life, and love, and relationships, and the life of Jesus Christ to teach my children how to defend their spirit. But in all of the experiences I've had with Tom [Cruise] and Scientology, like, 98 percent of the principles are identical to the principles of the Bible."
Well it sounds like Willard Christopher Smith Jr. and Jada have their heads on straight. We wish them well.