‘Entanglement’ tops South African Google searches

Following Friday night’s episode of Facebook Watch show, Red Table Talk, where celebrity couple Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith discussed allegations made by her former lover August Alsina, the word ‘entanglement; found itself topping the list of trending searches on Saturday.

With a whopping amount of over half a million searches, ‘entanglement’ far surpassed searches for the days’ soccer matches which often dominate search results over the weekend.

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 – Trending Google searches in South Africa | Image: Screenshot (

The interest in the term spiked after Pinkett-Smith referred to her relationship with Alsina as “an entanglement.”

Sat, 11Jul 2020 – Entanglement was the most searched term in South Africa | Image: Screenshot

Many had no idea that the term is also used to refer to a complicated or compromising relationship or situation.

Other lamented how they feared it would become the new dating buzzword.


The word even got a trap music remix which you can listen to below:

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