Gabrielle Union’s Message to Trolls Who Say She’s Too ‘Old’ for a Swimsuit

Gabrielle Union refused to cover at age 50.

During a recent interview, the actress and wife of NBA legend Dwyane Wade opened up about the critics who say she’s too “old” to wear a swimsuit — and her response was hilarious.

union, who’s cover star The July issue of “Who What Wear” stated that she could only wear a thong swimsuit in the casket.

“Somebody said, ‘You’re old enough to be someone’s grandmother, why do you still wear a swimsuit?'” Union recalled. “Who What Wear with Hillary Kerr” Podcast Discussing aging in Hollywood.

“I’m like, ‘First of all, they’re not just swimsuits. They’re thongs. And you’re going to keep looking at these cheeks until my ass really falls off, and I’m probably going to be wearing a coffin bikini.

“I don’t know. It might just be for you, for that one commenter… It’s for you bitch… It’s gonna be just like I’m in a box, like, ass in a coffin— Up.’

Gabrielle Union wears a cheeky swimsuit in the summer of 2023.
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Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union are jetting off in August 2022.
Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union are jetting off in August 2022.
Instagram/Gabrielle Union

Union doesn’t express regret on social media and in interviews about her body, aging, and other taboo topics in Hollywood.

In August 2022, Union shared a slow-motion video of herself modeling in a string bikini under an outdoor shower on a boat.

“That girl…. 49,” she wrote while she and Wade were on their annual summer vacation, the “Wade World Tour”.

Elsewhere during the interview, Union discussed age and her new Netflix rom-com, “The Perfect Find” — in which she plays Jenna, 40, a fashion mogul who trades her career and life for a relationship. puts at stake. a young man

Union said of Wade, “Personally, my husband is nine years younger than me and to be honest, I didn’t take him seriously for a very long time.” “I was saying, he’s so cute and he’s fun but — and then it just kept going and the more I got to know him and understand his childhood and what he’s lived through and he’s been on his own since he was 15 Is.

“She had to become an adult sooner than me. In many ways, I’m still quite naïve and green and in many ways, it’s Father Time. He has been a parent for more than half his life and he started as a teenager. I became a parent at 46, and I’m asking those questions.

Union and Wade welcomed a baby girl, named Kaviah James Wade, on November 7, 2018, via a surrogate.

She is the first child of the union and Wade’s fourth.

They welcomed their daughter four years after tying the knot in a lavish Miami ceremony in August 2014.

,[At] 35, they [Hollywood] start treating you like you’ve got osteoporosis,” Union said. “You start to disappear and it is a strange, hollow feeling as if you are disappearing before your eyes. you tend to have the same attitude [a] The society that believes you lack value.

“I don’t want anyone else to feel that invisibility and worthlessness, because we are the only people we need to validate us. And sometimes, the more you prove yourself, the more people say, ‘Yeah, hmmm. Yes!’

“Instead of waiting we need to boldly take a stand and boldly claim and accept our beauty in everything we do. Claim you, even if you’ve fallen in love with a guy younger than you.. You love you more than anyone else loves you.

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