Gabrielle Union Discusses Protecting Herself after Dwyane Wade’s Ex-Wife Drama
Gabrielle Union hit up the Radio One Music Fest in Miami over the weekend where some incredible performances took place. While there, Union sat down with IPower 92′s TT Torez and addressed what it was like being accused of stealing Dwayne Wade from his ex-wife who he had been with for many years since high school.
It’s hard because, aside from loving him, I want to protect myself. I’ve built my life. I built my own brand. I built my career and my career took a hit from that madness because some people refuse to see the truth, even when it’s presented to them time and time again. I love him but at some point it’s about self preservation and I needed to protect myself and everything I built.
I pay for my family. I pay for my mommy and my daddy and my sisters and her family. ‘D’ doesn’t write those checks, I do, so when something is starting to effect the way I make a living, ‘No No No baby’, let me figure out a way for me to protect our home that me and Dwyane have with the kids, you have to put them first. You have to put their love of their mom, their love of peace of mind and love of consistency first, and then I have to make sure I can still feed my own family. Luckily, by taking the high road and not engaging in the back and forth craziness, I was able to do both. Luckily, by doing the right thing and putting the children first, it worked out that I was able to save myself.
Just a couple weeks back, Dwyane’s ex-wife, Siohvaughn Funches-Wade, was arrested for attempting to abduct their two children who Dwyane has primary custody of. Dwyane then requested the courts revoke Siohvaughn’s visitation rights. This pair has been in a messy battle for years now, but whether or not Gabrielle Union actually stole Dwyane….is still up in the air.