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Q&A: Baltimore native Jada Pinkett Smith revels in villainy on 'Gotham'
Q&A: Baltimore native Jada Pinkett Smith revels in villainy on 'Gotham'

Riddle me this, riddle me that: Who's afraid of Fish Mooney's big bad bat? Baseball bat, that is. Answer: All of the classic Batman thugs. In Fox's new show "Gotham" (8 p.m. Mondays), Jada Pinkett Smith plays the bat-wielding, newcomer mob boss who's just as fierce as she is dazzling. We chatted with the Baltimore native about being a comic book geek and what her character is really hiding under that sassy red-tipped wig. Fish Mooney is ruthless, which isn't like most characters you play. What's it like to take on the bad-guy persona? It's a lot of fun playing a villain, and it is unlike anything I've done before. It's been a...

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