Jada Pinkett Smith Shows Off New Forearm Tattoo as She's "Starting to Build My Sleeve"

Jada Pinkett Smith shared a photo on Aug. 15 of her new forearm ink as she begins her sleeve tattoo. The star said she's representing "the Divine Feminine journey within and without."

By Ryan Gajewski Aug 16, 2021 4:16 AMTags
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Jada Pinkett Smith is preparing her fans for a bit of a transformation. 

The 49-year-old Girls Trip star posted a photo to Instagram on Sunday, Aug. 15 showing off new body art that stretches roughly half the length of her forearm. In her caption, she shared that she was starting her tattoo sleeve sooner than she had expected, and she named a number of goddesses. 

"I always said I would get a sleeve at 60 but tomorrow is not promised," Jada wrote. "Soooo … I'm starting to build my sleeve now! Repp'n the Divine Feminine journey within and without. [sparkle emoji] Jai Ma [sparkle emoji] #MataSita #Allat #Oshun #QuanYin." 

A number of celebrities shared support in the comments section, including Priyanka Chopra, who wrote, "Beautiful. Jai mata di." Additionally, DJ Jazzy Jeff, who recorded music with Jada's husband Will Smith as DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, posted six fire emojis. 

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Jahnavi Harrison, who released a joint EP called Rise with Jada's daughter Willow Smith in 2020, commented, "Oh wow. So so so so beautiful Jada!!! I can't wait to see her in person!!" Plus, Jay Shetty, an author and podcast host who has appeared on Jada's chat series Red Table Talk, responded, "So Dope and divine," adding a fire emoji.

The star's latest tattoo is an extension of the three-generational lotus artwork she got inked with Willow and mom Adrienne Banfield during a May episode of Red Table Talk.

"Look what we did!!!!," Jada captioned her Instagram post at the time, giving a shout-out to artist Doctor Woo. "Thank you @_dr_woo_ for your patience and generosity of your craft and spirit [sparkle emoji] Now I want a sleeve!!!!" 

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