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    Gabrielle Union Called Out A News Site For Identifying Her As Dwyane Wade's "Wife"

    "I have a name..."

    Unless you've been living under a damn rock, you know Gabrielle Union — she's been a major TV and movie actress for 25 years, with notable roles in everything from Bring It On to Think Like a Man to BET's Being Mary Jane.

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    While we're listing Gabrielle's accomplishments, let's add successful model, author, and activist to the list...mmkay?

    She also happens to be married to NBA star Dwyane Wade and they are 100% relationship goals, but that is neither here nor there.

    Anyways, you can imagine Gabrielle was a little taken aback when she saw this tweet from WSVN 7News in Miami linking to a news piece about her and Dwyane... she called them out:

    And then Dwyane followed up with a tweet of his own:

    It’s Gabrielle Union-Wade to be exact

    TO. BE . EXACT.

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    Naturally, others quickly jumped in to support Gabrielle too...

    @wsvn @DwyaneWade Me counting all the characters you had left to type @itsgabrielleu

    @itsgabrielleu In the age of the Dora Milaje, Ava, Oprah and Shonda , ya'll know better @wsvn. Ms. Gabi was a thing before we knew D. Wade! (no shade to him tho)

    ...and some even "fixed" the tweet for WSVN:

    @wsvn @DwyaneWade @itsgabrielleu Gabrielle Union donates $200,000 to student-ran gun control rally. She is also the wife of basketball player @DwyaneWade. See I fixed it for you. Thank me later😎

    @itsgabrielleu "Majorly accomplished actress and model, Gabrielle Union donates $200,000 to gun control rally" sounds way better to me anyway

    For their part, WSVN acknowledged the mistake:

    @smilum77 @DwyaneWade @itsgabrielleu You're right. We have apologized, and will have a word with our writer.

    And then they sent out this updated tweet, which included Gabrielle:

    Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union donate $200,000 to student-run gun control rally

    Here's hoping Gabrielle (and any other "wives" out there) continue to get the respect they damn well deserve!


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