Watch: Gabrielle Union Shows Off Her Twerking Skills To Saweetie’s "My Type"

Bay-area bad girl, Saweetie, has been making waves in the industry this past year. The socialite’s rise to stardom rests on the booming success her take on “My Neck, My Back” by Khia which she uniquely remixed with her song “ICY GRL.” And since the track’s release, the rest has been history. The young rapper has been dropping bop after bop, and one her most recent tracks “My Type” has even sparked an online challenge. Baddies all across have been taking to social media with the hashtag “#MyTypeChallenge” to post videos them twerking along to the ass-bouncing banger, with Saweetie herself taking to reposting some the best ones. The most recent person to take on the challenge is, none other than, “LA’s Finest” actress and wife to ex-NBA star Dwayne Wade, Gabrielle Union, who took to Instagram to show her “support” for her “fam” Saweetie, in a group video.

Mama to Kaa James Union Wade, Gab shows us that she’s still got it as she bounces around in her colourful, open back, maxi silk dress to the hit song. She appears as the closing act to her little groups tribute to “My Type,” briefly turning around to show us her booty-shaking skills, her short do bopping around with her as she does so. “#YesThereWereCocktailsInvolved” she jokingly includes in the caption to the vid, her “idgaf” attitude hinting at a tipsy Union sending a message to the haters as she ends the video with a fierce strut to the lyrics “I can see why all these basic hoes pissed.”

Gabrielle Union & Jessica Alba Speak About Awful "LA’s Finest" On Set Accident

At the 59th Monte Carlo Television Festival this Saturday, actresses Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba spoke about how the horrific accident on the set their action cop series “L.A.’s Finest” affected them and the crew, Variety reported They also took the time to pay tribute to the main victim the incident, executive producer/co-showrunner Brandon Sonnier, whose leg was amputated below the knee as a result the nightmarish incident.

Back in February, a stunt car on the San Pedro, California set the show, struck a shipping container, causing it to roll onto Sonnier and co-showrunner Brandon Margolis, who were watching the car stunt scene from a monitor in the video village. Sonnier’s leg was pinned by the container, and his foot was amputated as a result the injury. Speaking in Monte Carlo, Union said: “I don’t know if there is a word that’s big enough to describe how the whole production felt, how everyone associated with the show felt, I don’t know if saying it was ‘heartbreaking’ or ‘devastating’ is enough. I don’t have a word. With all my fancy degrees I don’t have a word that’s big enough to describe how we felt.” She continued, “I think Brandon Sonnier] led us. Um… He was back coaching on the sidelines his kids’ games within a week and a half,” Union struggled to keep her emotions in check as she concluded with “we were still like… and he was like ‘It’s my new normal; get on board, guys.’”

Gabrielle Union & Jessica Alba Speak About Awful "LA's Finest" On Set Accident

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Alba went on to add: “A fully hands-on father for… yes, he is so resilient and inspiring. But when you go through something that is like that you see the type family and community that you surround yourself with, and he and all us really came together as a family in a way that you just never even realize until something like that happens.

“We’ve been texting,” she continued, “they are excited for this next season. They are already pitching different things. We are securing our crew. They are texting us about that. There are many emojis that he is using. Yeah, he is just so resilient. He’s like: Okay, great! Back in the writers’ room. Who do we need? Who is going to be permanent. What directors do we need. Are we going to start lining up…”

Union spoke again to add: “He was like: ‘Guys, this is the new normal, and I want to make sure that while I still have a seat at this table I keep that door open, and I have embraced my new normal. Get on board, let’s move forward, and who else can we empower this season… female directors, directors color, creating storylines that touch even more communities. He’s leading and we are following.” 

Dwyane Wade Busts Out “Candy Rain” For Karaoke Performance: Video

Future NBA Hall Famer Dwyane Wade seems to be enjoying his post-NBA life – whether it be running errands with his wife, Gabrielle Union, or belting out “Candy Rain” on stage during a karaoke performance.

As seen in the footage embedded below, the latter recently took place during a trip to Charlottesville, Virginia for a youth basketball tournament.

Union recently explained to James Corden that simple things, like going to Old Navy or hitting up the car wash, even excite the Miami Heat legend nowadays.

“He has no idea what’s happening,” she joked. “When he got into the NBA, he didn’t have any money. He was pretty close to poverty and then he’s retired and does okay for himself, but he’s like, ‘What is this place? It’s got all kind khaki shorts and cargo shorts, and there’s all different colors!’ I’m like, ‘That’s Old Navy.'”

“He’s never been to a car wash. He’s like, ‘I love it there!'” she said. “He has no idea how much milk costs. He’s like, ‘What is that? Like $20?’ I’m like, ‘No! What kind goat’s blood milk are you…?’ He’s like Rip Van Winkle. He has no idea.”

Union also joked that D-Wade is “so excited” for his first trip to the veterinarian. 

“We’ve got an amazing trip planned to the veterinarian. We have five dogs and he’s never been to the vet. He’s like, ‘So, is there a V.I.P.?'” I’m like, ‘No. There’s a general waiting room where we take the dogs.’ He’s like, ‘Then what?’ I’m like, ‘They get treated. Like the other dogs.’ It’s all discovery. He’s so excited.”

Jada Pinkett-Smith Returns To The Big Screen With "Angel Has Fallen" Trailer

Jada Pinkett-Smith has been enjoying the growing success her web television talk show Red Table Talk which consistently covers an array interesting topics and drops endless gems. Thus far, special guests on the show have been Jordyn Woods, Tiffany Haddish, Wale and Gabrielle Union.On top this, Ms. Jane-Of-All-Trades’ several business ventures continue to keep us on our toes. Although Jada Pinkett is successfully managing wearing many hats, acting remains one her best fits. Furthermore, recent reports by Vibe are indicating that Jada will be returning to the big screen. To note, the last notable screen appearances by Pinkett-Smith involved the Malcolm D Lee-directed comedy box fice-hit Girls Trip

In the unveiled trailer, we find Smith set to play a special FBI agent granted the crucial task taking down the alleged leader an assassination attempt on the US president. Though quickly, the plot thickens as the accused, the president’s former body guard, is not truly guilty and was actually set-up. As such, the movie holds a star-studded cast which includes Morgan Freeman as President Allan Trumball and Gerald Butler as the wrongly accused. The political thriller is set to release sometime in August 2019. 

Gabrielle Union Hilariously Describes What Retired Life Has Been Like For Dwyane Wade

Recently retired Miami Heat player Dwyane Wade is enjoying life as he discovers the things he’s been missing out on while he was busy being a basketball star—you know, things like car washes and Old Navy. Wade’s actress wife Gabrielle Union visited The Late Late Show with James Corden and talked about what it’s been like having her husband around more ten. She said that she’s been spending much her time showing him the mundane activities day-to-day life with hilarious result.

“He has no idea what’s happening,” she joked. “When he got into the NBA, he didn’t have any money. He was pretty close to poverty and then he’s retired and does okay for himself, but he’s like, ‘What is this place? It’s got all kind khaki shorts and cargo shorts, and there’s all different colors!’ I’m like, ‘That’s Old Navy.'”

Gabrielle Union Hilariously Describes What Retired Life Has Been Like For Dwyane Wade
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“He’s never been to a car wash. He’s like, ‘I love it there!'” she said. “He has no idea how much milk costs. He’s like, ‘What is that? Like $20?’ I’m like, ‘No! What kind goat’s blood milk are you…?’ He’s like Rip Van Winkle. He has no idea.”

Corden said that it must be easy to come up with ways to excite Wade. “This must be easy for you. ‘I’ve got the best day planned! We’re gonna go to Target!'” he joked. Union said, “We’ve got an amazing trip planned to the veterinarian. We have five dogs and he’s never been to the vet. He’s like, ‘So, is there a V.I.P.?'” I’m like, ‘No. There’s a general waiting room where we take the dogs.’ He’s like, ‘Then what?’ I’m like, ‘They get treated. Like the other dogs.’ It’s all discovery. He’s so excited.”

Corden replies, “Wow. This is a documentary that I would love to watch.”

Gabrielle Union Says Friendship With Jada Smith Is Doing "Great" After 17-Year Feud

Almost exactly a year ago, Gabrielle Union was a guest on Jada Pinkett’s Red Table Talk where the two hashed out their 17-year feud. The duo admittedly didn’t even know what sparked their tension but by the end the episode, they were on great terms, ready to begin their healthy friendship. 

Gabrielle recently paid a visit to Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen and discussed her current standing with Jada. “Yeah, we definitely text a lot more,” Gabrielle said, as seen in the video below. “It’s great, thank god! …It was such a dumb, silly thing that just kept going ’cause that’s life and we live on two separate coasts…but yeah, she’s awesome, she’s amazing.”

She added: “I didn’t even know that she is an artist. She is an amazing artist, so I’m like trying to forward all her artwork. But she’s a very good time. I enjoy her.”

Gabrielle and husband Dwayne Wade are proud new-ish parents their daughter, Kaa James, who they welcomed through surrogacy. Being a new mom and connecting with Jada who’s a mother four has probably humbled their relationship even more. 

Gabrielle Union: Surrogate Initially Didn’t Know It Was Her And Dwyane Wade

Gabrielle Union recently sat down for an interview for Shonda Rhimes’ Shondaland, where she spoke in-depth about the process finding a surrogate after suffering multiple miscarriages and having several failed IVF cycles. 

In fact, Union says the woman who ended up carrying her and Dwyane Wade’s daughter, Kaa James, had no idea that she’d be interviewed by the power couple.

Per ET Online:

Union says prior to meeting her surrogate, the woman didn’t even know she would be interviewed by the famous couple. “At first], she didn’t know that it was us, although I knew all about her. So when we met, she walked in and was like, ‘Oh!'”

In terms  what she and D-Wade were looking for in a surrogate, Union explains,

“Race wasn’t an issue for me, but for others, if you have a same-race surrogate, there’s a fear someone running f with your baby. People have all kinds fears and things that they want. Some want the surrogate to follow a] a specific religion; or to allow TV, or no TV; or they send audio files for the surrogate to play your voice so it can be heard along with the household voices.”

She adds, “For us, we wanted: She has her own kids, a husband, she’s done this before, she knew what she was doing. There was no need for us to micromanage.”

Dwyane Wade & Gabrielle Union Marvel At Tom Brady’s Philosophy

Tom Brady is one the more interesting people in all sports and not just because he’s great at what he does. The Patriots quarterback has a unique perspective on a plethora issues, including his own salary. Last week, Brady hit up Jimmy Kimmel Live! where he discussed how he has a low salary compared to other quarterbacks in the league. For Brady, he’d rather take a pay cut to load up his team with talent. Not to mention, his wife Gisele Bundchen has a successful career her own.

“I think the thing I’ve always felt for me in my life, winning has been a priority. And, my wife Gisele] makes a lot money,” Brady explained.

Another power couple in the world sports is Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union who were at the Met Gala last night. TMZ asked the two about what Brady had to say and both seemed to be quite impressed.

“Smart man,” Union said simply.

“Very smart man,” Wade answered back. “That’s what I’m trying to get!” As Union walked away from the camera, Wade looked back and pointed at her as if to say that he’s hoping she can become the breadwinner in the family.

Either way, it appears as though Brady’s philosophy has made quite the impression.

Dwyane Wade Helped Pay For Funeral Of Gay Teen Who Died Of Suicide

Dwyane Wade and his wife Gabrielle Union have been supportive the LGBTQ+ community over the past few years, with Union and Wade’s son Zion even being spotted at the Pride Festival in Miami Beach. Just over a week after Union and Zion attended the festival, an Alabama teenager by the name Nigel Shelby died by suicide after facing incessant anti-gay bullying at school. According to TMZ, Shelby had been struggling with identity issues and suffered from depression.

In order to show support for Nigel’s mother, Camika, a campaign was started by Pinky Cole and Lena Waithe. Wade, Union, Ludacris, and Janelle Monae are some the celebrities who have reached out to Camika and have donated some money to pay for the funeral costs and support her in these trying times. It’s unknown how much money was raised, although it is believed there was enough to pay for a tombstone and the funeral services.

The memorial for Shelby was held over the weekend at the Rock Family Worship Center in Huntsville, Alabama where his casket was covered in butterflies and rainbows.

Nigel was just 15 years old when he died.

Ruth E. Carter Discusses Her Plans For "Coming To America" Sequel Costumes

Fresh f an Oscar win for her work on Black Panther as costume designer, Ruth E. Carter is now getting ready to dress the inhabitants another fictional African country as she preps for the sequel to Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall Coming To America classic.

While Black Panther certainly highlighted a much more modern civilization underscored by Carter’s choices, she most recently assured fans Coming To America that the spirit Zamunda, the African setting in the film, would still very much prevail with a few modern touches

“It’s big shoes to step in. That’s an iconic film,” she said at a weekend gala hosted by the Black Design Collective in Los Angeles, Deadline reports. “We’re going to continue Zamunda. We’re not trying to change the look, but we are going to modernize some things to show the new generation.”

Ruth E. Carter Discusses Her Plans For "Coming To America" Sequel Costumes

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The designer, who has worked on other films that include Malcolm X, Amistad, Do The Right Thing and Selma, was being honored at the Black Design Collective’s scholarship gala for becoming the first African-American to win an Academy Award in the Costume Design category.

Gabrielle Union, star BET’s Being Mary Jane (on which Carter also worked), was in attendance to sign Carter’s praises.

“She’s been a huge part my career from the very beginning,” Union said on the red carpet. “And she continues to allow us to shine and do what we do best and kill it …] I hope that with Ruth’s win, it really is about change. It really is about pulling up more chairs to the proverbial table, and if they don’t allow us to pull up our chairs, then we say f–k it and build our own house.”

 

 

Gabrielle Union & Dwayne Wade Trademark Their Daughter’s Name For Future Success

Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade are making strikes to safe their daughter’s future and he or she’s solely four-months-old. According to The Blast, Gabrielle and Dwayne have trademarked their four-month-old daughter’s title, Kaa James, setting her as much as launch merchandise resembling clothes, hair care merchandise and jewellery. 

The publication particulars how child merchandise may also be a spotlight with Kaa’s title to be stamped on diaper luggage and child bibs. Trademark functions have been filed beneath “Kaa James” and “Shady Baby” and a mortgage out firm has been began with Gabrielle labeled as CEO Kaa James Inc whereas Dwayne is CFO. 

Gabrielle Union & Dwayne Wade Trademark Their Daughter's Name For Future Success
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The time period ‘Shady Baby’ was coined after quite a few photographs their daughter confirmed her shady expressions. If you try Kaa’s ficial Instagram page, you will see precisely what Gabrielle and Dwayne are speaking about. 

Dwayne and Gabrielle welcomed Kaa surrogacy after the Being Mary Jane actress beforehand opened up about her eight or 9 miscarriages. 

So many individuals are struggling in silence and each time, once we’re candid and clear about our journeys, it doesn’t matter what these journeys are, you might be permitting individuals to be seen and heard and empowered in ways in which they’ve by no means been,” Gabrielle said when discussing her option to be open about her journey to motherhood.

Gabrielle Union Speaks Out About Surrogate Pregnancy With Dwyane Wade

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade had bother conceiving a toddler for years. Union went by an unthinkable eight miscarriages and wasn’t capable of get pregnant by IVF therapies. According to the Independent, the actress was recognized with adenomyosis final yr which in the end contributed to her struggles to get pregnant. In November 2018 although, the couple welcomed their first little one, Kaa James, to the world by a surrogate.

Union spoke to Women’s Health about utilizing a surrogate and the way for some time she felt as if folks would choose her for going that route.

“There’s nothing extra that I wished than to prepare dinner my very own child,” Union defined. “The thought utilizing a surrogate] felt like surrendering to failure.” 

She even talked about what folks count on from you once you’re having a toddler which in the end made her really feel a little bit bit strain.

“People need to see the bump, hear that you simply bought hemorrhoids—they need to know you’re like them. I used to be like, ‘This goes to look like probably the most Hollywood sh*t ever. Will I be embraced as a mother?’ It’s terrifying,” Union added.

In addition to their newest little one, Union is the step-mother to 3 Dwyane Wade’s kids that he had in a earlier relationship.

Will Smith Posts Photo From "Day 1" Of "Bad Boys For Lif3"

Although we have identified about it for some time now, the truth that the Bad Boys are again has actually hit dwelling in the present day. The film, which was confirmed two months in the past when Lawrence that “it is ficial” on Instagram, has began manufacturing in the present day, in line with Will Smith himself. 

Smith posted a photograph on Instagram a stack what look to be scripts or manufacturing notes with the title “Bad Boys For Lif3” written on the spines and the caption “Day 1. I’ll hold y’all posted.” Whether this implies day one  filming or Smith means that is actually day one the entire course of is unclear however, like he mentioned, he’ll hold us posted.

There’s not a lot details about sequel apart from the truth that it is occurring, so we’re left with numerous questions. First on the record: will Gabrielle Union reprise her position as Syd Burnett? She’s already making a TV spinf the place she performs the identical character and which can even star Jessica Alba, however there is no phrase on her involvement within the new film but (there’s likewise no info on a potential cameo from her husband). Let’s hope for extra information quickly as a result of, as Will Smith says, “it’s been a LOOOONG time Coming.” 

Gabrielle Union Claps Back At Hater Who Tells Her To Dress Her Age

Gabrielle Union could also be tending to loads new mother duties but it surely doesn’t suggest she would not have time to clap again at some pointless troll worthy feedback on Instagram. The former Being Mary Jane actress shared a photograph to her feed that sees her in a “eat/pray/love/journey/chill” outfit from her upcoming New York & Company assortment. 

Someone simply needed to soar within the remark part telling Gabrielle that she ought to costume her age. The person did not get away with the hating remark although since Gabrielle was fast to clap again. “Oh I’d loooove to listen to what you assume is age applicable. Please gimme allll the age applicable vogue advise I didn’t know I wanted in my life,” she responded. 

Gabrielle and Dwayne welcomed their daughter, Kaa James, surrogacy after years attempting to conceive on their very own. “For three years, my physique has been a prisoner attempting to get pregnant — I’ve both been about to enter an IVF cycle, within the center an IVF cycle or popping out an IVF cycle,” she beforehand stated their makes an attempt at getting pregnant. 

Gabrielle Union Claps Back At Hater Who Tells Her To Dress Her Age

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“I by no means wished children. Then I grew to become a stepmom, and there was no place I’d slightly be than with them,” Gabrielle instructed PEOPLE final 12 months about being a step-mother to Dwayne’s youngsters. “So then I believed, ‘Well perhaps I is likely to be good at this, and perhaps that is one thing I wish to discover. And I’m head over heels in love with this dude, so having a child] is one thing we might look into.”

"Love & Hip Hop" Star Juju Looks Like Gabrielle Union's Twin

Juju, who’s most often called a forged member the Love & Hip Hop franchise and Cam’Ron’s former associate, has acquired comparisons to Gabrielle Union for time. Many her followers merely do not see the resemblance between the truth tv star and the Being Mary Jane actress. A brand new image uploaded to Juju’s socials would possibly change these minds, nevertheless.

Juju aka Juliet Castaneda posed for some footage carrying glammed-up enterprise apparel. The creator served a fierce boss woman appears to be like with a blazer shining with silver sequence and a smile doing the identical by way of her rouge. She captioned the put up, “What you Bring to the Table ” I Am the Table !!! I Declare that In essentially the most Humble manner potential. To my Ladies and Fellas, What is a MUST carry to the desk in a relationship?”

The facial options are uncanny. Fans swarmed the enterprise girl’s feedback part with comparisons. One wrote “I swear you appear like Gabrielle Union!!! You needs to be FIRST LADY, any individual’s spouse a PRESIDENT.” Someone else was satisfied Juju was really the actress for a considerable quantity time. The particular person admitted: “I believed u had been @gabunion for like ten minutes.”

These ladies could share magnificence traits and comparable glows, however their respective successes are distinctive and price celebrating.

"Love & Hip Hop" Star Juju Looks Like Gabrielle Union's Twin
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