Dwyane Wade’s Oldest Son Zaire Defends Zion After Backlash Over his Appearance

December 5, 2019

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Dwyane Wade and his family has been making headlines lately.

NBA player Dwyane, took to his own social media to defend his 12-year-old son, Zion Wade. The Wades’ posted a family photo on Thanksgiving, and social media began to criticize Zion’s appearance. It appears that he’s wearing fake nails, and a crop-top style shirt. 

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Grateful ❤❤❤ Happy Thanksgiving good people. To all the friends and family that have my back and all the friends and family I’ve never met who show love and support when everyone is looking and when no one is looking…All praise, gratitude and thankfulness

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Dwyane told fans via Twitter, “I’ve seen some post-thanksgiving hate on social about my family photo. Stupidity is apart of this world we live in—so i get it. But here’s the thing—I’ve been chosen to lead my family not y’all. So we will continue to be us and support each other with pride, love & a smile!”