The Miami Heat guard reportedly welcomed a baby boy with a mystery woman while he was on a break from his now-fiancée, actress Gabrielle Union. The couple have worked through the unexpected news, and are still excited to get married.
Dwyane Wade reportedly fathered a child with another woman he has known “for years” while he was on a break from his now-fiancée, Gabrielle Union. The pair just announced their engagement on Dec. 20, and Gabrielle is reportedly not letting the baby affect her desire to marry Dwyane.
Dwyane Wade Fathers Child With Mystery Ex Before Gabrielle Union Engagement
Dwyane, 31, and Gabrielle, 41, “have worked through the issue privately as a couple,” when they learned Dwyane fathered a child with another woman, a source told Entertainment Tonight. Gabrielle is said to have known about the child before accepting Dwyane’s marriage proposal and is still eager to get married.
Dwyane visited his youngest baby boy recently, and intends to be part of his life, the source told ET. Dwyane has known the mother of his youngest son “for many years,” according to the source.
Gabrielle and Dwyane have been dating since 2009 and though they have not set an official wedding date, they are projecting Sept. 2014 as a likely possibility!
Dwyane Wade’s Family
Dwyane has full custody of his two other sons, Zion and Zaire. He had a very heated custody battle with his ex-wife Siohvaughn Funches, before ultimately being granted custody of the boys. Dwyane and is also raising his nephew, Dahveon Morris. “Wade has never taken his fatherhood responsibility lightly and has no intention to do so now,” ET Online reported.
HollywoodLife.com reached out to Dwyane and Gabrielle’s reps for comment.
What do YOU think, HollyMoms? Are you surprised that Gabrielle is understanding of Dwyane’s child?
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