After a photo of her 13-year-old daughter lounging out with a 20-year-old shirtless man on a bed got the unwelcome attention of the internet masses, Jada Pinkett Smith has responded, saying that there was "nothing sexual about that picture or that situation."

Smith spoke to TMZ Wednesday night at LAX airport. She looked directly at the cameraman, speaking forcefully when she said:

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Here's the deal. There was nothing sexual about that picture or that situation. You guys are projecting your trash onto it and you're acting like covert pedophiles and that's not cool.

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