She told Reuters, “I always say that one woman is every woman, and we all share very universal themes and issues that we care about and are concerned about and the fact that we can come together and laugh is a beautiful thing.”
“Girls Trip” earned an estimated $30.4 million in the US in its debut weekend. The hit movie, directed by Malcolm D. Lee, follows four college friends who reunite years later for a booze-filled trip to New Orleans.
“I think that’s the other particular magic to this movie is that as women we’re giving ourselves the license once again just to cut loose, you know to own our sexuality and to own our lives and to be autonomous and that’s a beautiful thing to watch,” said Pinkett Smith.
The actress has been married to actor Will Smith since 1997 and told Reuters the secret to maintaining a successful relationship while in the media spotlight. “You know it’s just about what’s important to you and really being able to just in the movie having the courage to stand in your truth, and that’s all it’s about,” she said.