updated 08/09/2012 AT 2:00 PM ET
•originally published 08/10/2012 AT 10:05 AM ET
Jada Pinkett Smith is an experienced hand at dealing with rumors she’s headed for divorce.
“It seems like that happens at least once a year, or at least once every two years,” Pinkett Smith, 40, tells September’s Essence.
“That’s my boo. It’s like he’s another part of me.”