He had wisdom that comes with facing an insane amount of adversity.
He's sweet, funny, honest about his shortcomings. It's not like he ever wonders what I'm thinking, but usually he's thinking, She needs a cold shower!
The jock reaches out to the actress to apologize for the gossip and they become platonic friends." data-reactid="38"June 2007: Wade files for separation from Funches, who had just given birth to their second son, Zion, a month earlier. Divorce proceedings start soon after — as do rumors that Wade is secretly dating Union.
Her parents divorced after 30 years of marriage and Union said, "They handled their divorce and our subsequent transition into a blended family with grace and dignity and respect. I'm lucky that I can just mirror what my parents did and always put the kids first.
They're pretty awesome, I'm lucky." On her college football memories, Union reflected, "In my family if you couldn’t talk Cornhusker football – that means knowing the black shirt defense, knowing the I-back formation – then you don’t get to have an opinion.
, says she'd give herself an S for "satisfactory." "I'm divorced! "So I can't exactly give myself an O for 'outstanding.'" But she has gathered a whole lot of wisdom from her failed marriage, kick-ass girlfriends, and long-time romance with Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade.
Here, she spills her rules for a happy love life: DO forget your "type." It worked for me.
In 2013, Union began starring as lead character in the BET drama series Being Mary Jane, for which she has received critical acclaim and an NAACP Image Award.