Thanksgiving is a day to have fun household, and there’s no scarcity of affection that Dwayne Wade and Gabrielle Union have for his or her youngsters.
That’s why when trolls got here for his or her 12-year-old son Zion, Wade fought again. On Thanksgiving, Gabrielle Union took to Instagram to put up an image of her and her husband, Zion and child Kaavia James Union Wade.
Most individuals thought the household picture was stunning (as a result of it was). However others slammed their parenting abilities due to the best way Zion was dressed. The previous NBA baller responded on Twitter.
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“I’ve seen some post-thanksgiving hate on social about my household picture. Stupidity is aside of this world we reside in—so i get it,” he tweeted. “However right here’s the factor—I’ve been chosen to guide my household not y’all. So we’ll proceed to be us and help one another with delight, love & a smile!”
The response to Wade’s tweet was unimaginable. One particular person replied: “Idk if @DwyaneWade & @itsgabrielleu understand how POWERFUL & MOVING it’s that they’re embracing their son’s individuality. (Damnit I’m crying) In our group, being given autonomy over your physique, beliefs, picture, & statements as a baby isn’t a factor. That youngster is free & completely happy.”
In response, D-Wade wrote, “As a guardian my solely purpose is that my children really feel that i see them , love them and help them.”
Along with Zion and Kaavia, Wade additionally has a 17-year-old son named Zaire and a six-year-old son named Xavier from two earlier relationships.
This isn’t the primary time Wade and Union expressed public help for Zion. Earlier this yr, Union attended Miami Seaside Satisfaction pageant with Zion and through a June interview with Selection, Wade mentioned elevating his youngsters.
“I don’t actually discuss it a lot as a result of it’s Zion’s story to inform,” he mentioned about Zion attending Miami Satisfaction. “I believe as a household, we should always help one another. That’s our job. And my job as a father is to facilitate their lives and to help them and be behind them in no matter they wish to do.”