Especially because they are raising a child together, there has to be a mutual respect between the two of them so that their child isn't picking up on some weird energy and so they can raise him in a healthy environment.
Bryant talked with about how they'll break the news, Jasmine's ability to move on and whether she thinks Jasmine and Crosby will ever get back together (brace yourself, fans, it's not pretty! Watch full episodes of Did you know going into this season that Crosby and Jasmine would still be split up for such a long period of time? I didn't really know where it was going or for how long — if it was going to be forever. "Oh, they're going to do a little twist, and we're not going to be together." I guess that's kind of how it has to be on TV, giving them a little bit of drama.
"It goes both ways." On Tuesday's episode (10/9c, NBC), Crosby and Jasmine must finally face the facts and tell their young son that mommy and daddy aren't together anymore now that there's a new man in the picture.
She also played the role of Tunde Adebimpe's love interest in "Will Do" a 2011 TV on the Radio music video.
From 2009-15, Bryant starred as Jasmine Trussell in Parenthood.
It's always weird that whatever I'm filming is what some of my friends are going through.
Tomorrow night's episode deals with how Jasmine and Crosby tell Jabbar about their split. Bryant: Crosby and Jasmine kind of assumed that Jabbar kind of just got it. Since they're not in the same household dealing with an issue with their child, the question is how do they deal with that together in a united front? Why do you think Jasmine has been able to move on more quickly than Crosby?
In 2003, she co-starred in the biography Baadasssss!
, and in 2005, she appeared in several high-profile films, The Skeleton Key, London and Get Rich or Die Tryin'.
In an essay for Lenny Letter, the 41-year-old actress lists all of the nosy, not-their-business and definitely not-the-point opinions she's heard from friends and strangers alike, who have urged her to have a baby with arguments like 'you’ll be such a good mother' and 'you’ll have beautiful children' — and she breaks down just why comments like those are inappropriate.
It's not that Joy just isn't yet ready for children, or that she's trying to get pregnant and having trouble — both of which would also be good reasons for not asking her about her procreating plans — but rather that Joy simply doesn't want to be a mother and, as she explains, that's nobody's business but hers and her husband's.
Joy Bryant, who played a mother-of-three on the hit TV series until it wrapped in 2015, says she has no intention of becoming a mom herself, and feels quite comfortable with that decision.