Well...this ought to get interesting. For their LOVE focused February 2012 issue, ESSENCE magazine tapped Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade and his girlfriend, actress Gabrielle Union, for the cover.
Pics and deets on the Love & Basketball issue inside...
While rocking a gorgeous yellow gown, Gabby Union is covering the Love & Basketball issue of ESSENCE with dapper white dinner jacket wearing man over 4 years, Dwyane Wade.
The full-time father of two commented about he and Gabby not rushing into marriage saying:
“We’re not rushing it. Both of us have been married before, and we understand that if we choose to marry again, we want it to be right. We both took failing at marriage hard. The next time it’s gotta be forever…”
The twosome are opening up about their controversial love (i.e., getting together before Dwyane filed divorce papers from wife Siohvaughn Wade) in the issue. And Gabby is set to star in Tyler Perry's upcoming Good Deeds movie, as well as Steve Harvey's Think Like A Man.
Despite the fact these two make a totally hot couple, to say the least, we have a feeling not everybody's going to be on the bandwagon. Essence says about the cover story:
Spend any amount of time with actress GABRIELLE UNION and Miami Heat star DWYANE WADE and it quickly becomes clear that their relationship is nothing like the complicated ties you see on reality TV. The super-hot stars are both on the top of their game professionally and physically—with Union remaining in high demand over the course of her 16-year career and Wade widely regarded as one of the best players in the NBA. But their love has come at a steep price. When the couple’s courtship started, the blogs lit up with rumors and accusations. But love rises above the chatter. That’s how you know it’s real. Here’s their story… (Page 104)
The issue hits stands January 12th. Your thoughts?
Photographer: Matthew Rolston