Jada Pinkett Smith Just Shared An Old Picture Of Son Jaden On The Set Of ‘The Matrix’—And It’s Honestly Too Cute ?

Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for Umami Burger x Jaden Smith Artist Series

Actress and Red Table Talk host Jada Pinkett Smith shared a throwback photo from her stint in The Matrix franchise on her Instagram and it garnered more than 160,000 likes. Because—Jaden.

Jaden with me on the set of the Matrix. I can’t believe he’s about to be 20?

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Rocking bantu knots, slick cat-eye shades, and that iconic red alligator jacket, Pinkett Smith’s TBT shot drew raves for a very well-behaved baby Jaden sitting quietly in the background, wearing a baby blue sweatsuit with his hands folded in his lap.

Pinkett Smith, who played martial arts expert Niobe in both The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions, captioned the post:

Jaden with me on the set of the Matrix. I can’t believe he’s about to be 20.

Everyone loved how cute little Jaden looked:

Some thought they saw another member of the Smith family in the photo:

Many stans think Jada’s look was the bomb:

And then, there were those who had other things on their minds…

But most of us felt just like this:

H/T: Instagram, People Magazine


Written by Vanessa Nix Anthony

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