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.’
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”.