Jada Pinkett Smith and Willow get matching tattoos with Adrienne Banfield

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The 49-year-old actress showed off her new ink after the trio went to artist Dr Woo to get blossoming lotus designs. Sharing the snaps on Instagram, Jada wrote, “Look what we did!!! Thank you, @_dr_woo_, for your patience and generosity of your craft and spirit. Now I want a sleeve!!!!”

Jada and Adrienne both went for small designs sprouting downwards, while Willow decided on a larger flower that blooms upwards. The 20-year-old singer was the one who pitched the tattoo idea just days earlier on their ‘Red Table Talk’ Facebook Live show.

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“You know what we could get? A lotus,” she said as she proceeded to explain the significance of this flower. “The lotus represents spiritual enlightenment. And we hear this saying, ‘Through the mud grows the lotus.’”

Adrienne noted that the explanation resonated with her personal story, which her granddaughter agreed with.

Willow continued, “Yes, 100%, and I think all of us from different perspectives in life have had that journey. The bud to the little blossom to the bloom also expresses the spiritual journey and the three of us. I’m the youngest, you know, my mom in the middle, and Gam is the fully-bloomed lotus.”

Her grandmother added, “And it means something different for each of us. Our stories, our journeys, are different. But it still represents us so well. I thought that was brilliant.

"You have to go through the mud, the dirt and still something beautiful is created. And that kind of describes my journey. I have kind of been through some really tough times. But I’m still worthy, you know, and there’s still room for me to grow and change even now, at 67. I’m still growing and changing and trying to be better. So getting the lotus was just everything.”

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