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Hollywood stars Will, Jada Pinkett Smith and Tyrese Gibson impressed by Amman visit

By Mohammad Ghazal - Oct 31,2015 - Last updated at Nov 01,2015

A photo Tyrese Gibson shared on his Facebook page on Friday shows him, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, with Eyhab Jumean and his wife at their wedding in Amman on Thursday

AMMAN — Pictures of American actor and producer Will Smith, his wife Jada Pinkett Smith and US Grammy-nominated R&B singer and actor Tyrese Gibson at a Jordanian billionaire’s wedding in Amman went viral over the weekend.

The Smiths and Gibson flew from their vacation in Dubai to Amman, where on Thursday they attended the wedding of a friend, Jordanian businessman Eyhab Jumean.

Smith and his wife posted some images of Amman on their Facebook pages, where they said they were having a good time.

“My first time in Amman, Jordan. WOW! I love it here. :- ),” the Academy Award nominated actor, who has over 75 million followers on Facebook, wrote on Thursday.

The post by Smith — who is known for films such as “I Am Legend”, “The Pursuit of Happyness”, “Independence Day” and the “Men in Black” franchise — received over 257,450 likes and around 12,000 comments. It was shared over 8,000 times.

Pinkett Smith shared a photo of herself wearing a head cover in Amman.

“You can’t know the world simply by watching the news. A night in Jordan during the call to prayer,” she wrote to over 7 million followers.

The post received over 229,000 likes and around 13,000 comments. It was shared over 13,000 times.

On his Facebook page with some 28 million fans, Gibson posted a picture of himself with the Smiths, Jumean and his wife at the wedding.

“… Shout to the SMITH’s and the Jumean’s life-changing and inspirational wedding and exchange of love in Jordan...” Gibson commented on the picture.

The US singer posted another picture at the wedding of him and the Smiths.

“Dubai and Jordan... Thank you with my entire HEART for hosting us,” Gibson wrote on his Facebook timeline.

Social media users in Jordan welcomed the high profile visit.

On Facebook and Twitter, they shared pictures of the three celebrities at Jumean’s wedding at the Four Seasons Hotel in Amman.

“You are more than welcome to our beautiful, peaceful and full of love Land, welcome to Jordan,” Ghiath Al Daajah commented on Gibson’s picture of the wedding showing the celebrities with the bride and groom.

Marwan Juma had a similar response.

“Thank you for your kind words about our country Jordan! I hope we’ve been good hosts so far! God bless,” he wrote in a comment.

Diana H. Alrawashdeh said in a comment on the picture: “It was our pleasure to have you in our wonderful country! Jordan.”

Hala Aboud, another Facebook user, said: “We love you all so much. It is an honour for us to have you in Jordan.”

On Twitter, users shared pictures of the Hollywood stars and news about their visit to Amman to attend the wedding. Others shared videos of the stars at the wedding.

“Welcome to Jordan Mr Will Smith. Hope that you and your family [have] a wonderful time in Jordan and I hope that I can meet you :),” Bayan Belbeisi (@bayan79) tweeted over the weekend.


Ghaith (‏@gaithggg) tweeted: “Welcome to Jordan. I hope you are having a great time.”

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