If you're a fan of Gotham, you're probably feeling a little bummed out if you've heard the news — the news being that Jada Pinkett Smith has announced she's not returning to Gotham for Season 2. Yep, even though the show has already been renewed and seems to have enjoyed played Fish Mooney for the past year, she is officially done. Fans are sad and confused, especially since Pinkett Smith doesn't seem to have a better reason for her departure other than the fact that her contract is up and while she had a good time, she always knew she'd just be sticking around for a year. Even though that's totally unfair to fans who get as attached to their favorite TV characters as I do, Pinkett Smith's obviously got better plans in the works. What are they? Unfortunately, Pinkett Smith hasn't mentioned what she's doing post-Gotham.
Pinkett Smith's next movie release is Magic Mike XXL, which is due to hit theaters on July 1, but that seems to be where her foreseeable future as an actress ends. Pinkett Smith, you need to give us details about what your thought process was while making this decision! Certainly she wouldn't give up such a cool gig if she didn't have something up her sleeve. Maybe she just wants a little time off, or maybe there's something secret happening behind the scenes. Either way, it doesn't seem we're meant to know what's up just yet.
But just because Pinkett Smith isn't talking doesn't mean we can't speculate, right? Here are a few productive ways she should spend her newfound free time:
Another, better job — as if
Convince Channing Tatum to make more Magic Mike movies
Hang with her fam
Help Will Smith put together a Fresh Prince reunion
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