Jada Pinkett-Smith has revealed that she wasn't initially on board with sitting down with Jordyn Woods for her 'Red Table Talk.'

During a recent interview with PEOPLE, she told the outlet that it was Jordyn and Will Smith who wanted her to so the controversial sitdown.

"Jordyn really felt like it was the only safe place that she could do that interview," Jada told PEOPLE.

"It actually wasn't something I wanted to do because it was very close [to home], but as time transpired, Jordyn was just like, 'I really need you in this platform' and Will [Smith] felt like it was supremely important. So I was like, okay let's do it."

Jada also added that she was pleased that the interview helped to humanize Jordyn:

"That was my intention honestly," says Jada. "I just wanted her to have a platform to tell her story. That's it. She's a young beautiful woman inside and out and me having been a young girl, we sometimes get in situations that we don't necessarily know how to handle… You just [try to] help young girls navigate through life, through difficult situations we've all come across."