Jada Pinkett Smith thinks women are "attracted to married men" because they want "security".
The 47-year-old star - who is married to 'Aladdin' actor Will Smith insisted she isn't condoning it, but tried to offer her views about why people might find the idea of a taken men so appealing.
Speaking to Extra, she said: "I tend to think that women who are attracted to married men and specifically married men with power because it creates the sense of stability and security.
"And I'm not saying it's right, but I do get understanding on why women are drawn in that way. It's like, it creates security for my survival.
"He can build a house, back in the day he could build a beautiful log cabin, he could go out and kill a lion and bring it to the house so you can eat. Men from the other village would come in and he'd whoop some ass. That's the feeling, it's primal."