Entertainment Movies Jada Pinkett Smith Addresses 2022 Oscars on 'RTT' : My 'Hope' Is That Will Smith, Chris Rock 'Reconcile' "With the state of the world today, we need 'em both," Jada Pinkett Smith said on Wednesday's Red Table Talk of husband Will Smith and Chris Rock By Jen Juneau Jen Juneau Twitter Website Jen Juneau is a News and Movies Staff Writer at PEOPLE. She started at the brand in 2016 and has more than 15 years' professional writing experience. People Editorial Guidelines Published on June 1, 2022 12:04 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Jada Pinkett Smith is reflecting on the relationship between husband Will Smith and Chris Rock, two months after Will struck the comedian in the face at the 2022 Academy Awards. At the beginning of Wednesday's Red Table Talk, Jada, 50, said into the camera, "About Oscar night. My deepest hope is that these two intelligent, capable men have an opportunity to heal, talk this out and reconcile." "With the state of the world today, we need 'em both, and we all actually need one another more than ever," the Girls Trip actress continued. "Until then, Will and I are continuing to do what we have done for the last 28 years — and that's [to] keep figuring out this thing called life together. Thank you for listening," Jada concluded. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human-interest stories. Jada Pinkett Smith. Jordan Fisher Will Smith Speaks About "Pain" in New David Letterman Special Recorded Before Oscars Slap Wednesday's new episode explores people's stories of living with alopecia, a condition Jada has openly struggled with. On Oscars night, Rock joked about Jada's shaved head, which led to Will walking onstage and striking the comedian. For more on Jada Pinkett Smith, listen below to our daily podcast PEOPLE Every Day. Will, 53, was banned from future ceremonies and related events for 10 years by the Academy for slapping Rock, 57, onstage during the March ceremony. Since the incident, Will — who went on to win Best Actor for his performance in King Richard — has publicly apologized to Rock, saying that he "reacted emotionally" because the "joke about Jada's medical condition was too much for me to bear." (Jada has been open about living with alopecia, and the condition is a topic of discussion on Wednesday's RTT.) Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chris Rock. David Livingston/Getty; Karwai Tang/Getty; Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images The former Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star also resigned from the Academy. Will then traveled to India to practice yoga and meditation, a source told PEOPLE last month. Two days after the incident, Jada broke her silence on social media with a message on her Instagram grid that read, "This is a season for healing and I'm here for it." RELATED VIDEO: Jada Pinkett Smith Breaks Silence After Will Smith Apologizes to Chris Rock Jada previously said she and her family will discuss the fallout of Will's Oscars incident eventually on her talk show when the time is right. In a message at the beginning of the season 5 premiere episode of Red Table Talk last month, she said in a statement, "Considering all that has happened in the last few weeks, the Smith family has been focusing on deep healing. Some of the discoveries around our healing will be shared at the table when the time calls." "Until then ... the table will continue offering itself to powerful, inspiring and healing testimonies like that of our incredibly impressive first guest (Janelle Monáe). Thanks for joining us, Jada," her statement read, in conclusion. Red Table Talk airs Wednesday at 12 p.m. ET on Facebook Watch.