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Will Smith Says He Wasn't Crying During Viral 'Red Table Talk' Moment

Will Smith explained why he looked like he was crying on "Red Table Talk" and said it had nothing to do with Jada Pinkett Smith's "entanglement."

"I'm not sad a lot," Smith said in a new video uploaded on his YouTube channel on Monday. "I think because I drink so much coffee, I get dehydrated and it makes my eyes water. People think I'm crying all the time."

In the video, the "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" alum thanked Robin Williams' children for presenting the Smith family with the Robin Williams Legacy of Laughter Award. The actor also revealed the backstory behind his widely memed expression during his appearance on "RTT" on Facebook Watch back in July. 

During the episode, Pinkett Smith confirmed that she had a relationship with musician August Alsina during a breakup in her marriage to Smith, who she wed in December 1997.

The "RTT" episode accumulated more than 15 million views within the first 24 hours and set a record for the most views in 24 hours for a Facebook Watch original. Plus, the word "entanglement," which Pinkett Smith used to describe her relationship with Alsina, became a trending topic on Twitter.

Watch the full video below (Will Smith talks about his appearance on "RTT" at the start of the video).



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