Jada Pinkett Smith on the Death of Friend Tupac Shakur

On the second episode of Red Table Talk, Jada sits down down with her mother and daughter, as they all reflect on loss, pain and mourning.

 The candid superstar opened up about her friendship with high school pal Tupac Shakur , who was murdered during a drive-by in Las Vegas in 1996.

 "I've had a lot of loss. So many of my close friends gone. They didn't make it to 30. They didn't make it past 25. A lot of people talk about my relationship with Pac and figure that out. That was a huge loss in my life," confessed the actress, who is married to Will Smith.

  "Because he was one of those people I expected to be here. My upset is more anger because I feel like he left me and I know that's not true and it's a very selfish way to think about it… I really did believe he'd be here for the long run. And when I think about it I still get really mad."

 The conversation then turned to Willow's perception of loss.

 Willow said her greatest loss was at one point her sanity. "I would have to say, honestly feel like I lost my sanity at one point," said the star. "It was after that whole 'Whip My Hair' thing'… I just stopped doing singing lessons and I was kind of like in this gray area of like who am I? Do I have a purpose? Is there anything like that I can do besides this?"

 Willow also admitted she didn't tell her brothers, only one friend, at the time.

 "I never talk about it because it was such a short weird point in my life. But you have to pull yourself out of it, ya know. I honestly felt like I was experiencing so much emotional pain but my physical circumstances weren't reflecting that," admitted Willow.


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