Dwyane Wade He admitted that he used to play with his sister’s clothes and heels as a child.
Wade shared his childhood explorations in a discussion about parenting “I am an athlete” Podcast Wade, a father of four, said he wanted to be a parent who loved his children “unconditionally” and “unselfishly.”
Wade, 40, said he and his wife, the actress Gabriel UnionHer son understood Zion49, was different at first.
“At the age of three, my wife and I looked at each other and said, ‘What if Jaya comes home – at that time, the name was Zion – if Zion comes home and says’ Dad I’m gay .. what will you do, sir?”
“The reason we look at each other is … As a kid, I used to wear heels, I used to wear them, I used to do all these things. So at first I said to myself, ‘Hey no, that’s what I did. Zion is just doing my job. And then it went on and on and my wife and I had to look at each other and say’ If? ‘
Wade said he looked in the mirror and prepared himself for the day Zaire was 8 years old. Wade says he has changed the way he talks in the locker room and has challenged his teammates to change their minds about LGBT + people.
Wade is also the boy’s father Zaire20, daughter Scraper3, and son Xavier8.
Wade reveals the name his children call his wife behind closed doors.
“They have a mother. She’s not their mother. Okay? We call her Bonus Mom. They don’t call her Gab – they call her by a completely different name than her family calls her … Nikki. Everyone calls her Nikki. My The wife’s name is Nicky … “
Wade also discusses Zaire’s relationship with his ex-wife Siohvaughn Funches.
“One day they’ll be able to read what the hell is going on, and that’s unfortunate. But, we’re never shadowing their mother. Okay? We’re not doing anything about it. Okay? We’re adults. We’re imperfect who make these decisions. What we’re going to do It’s up to them. We’re going to lift their mom up and we’re going to lift them all up. And that’s what we all did. We all made sure all the time. Whatever the situation – how ugly my divorce was … Making positive juices in their mother’s relationship with Zion and Zaire. “
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