Dwyane Wade used his speech at the Espy Awards ceremony Wednesday night to reveal that he and his wife, actress Gabrielle Union, would renew their marriage vows in 2024 – and that he could not wait for the # 39, opportunity to arrive.
The newly retired NBA star dedicated his speech to Union when he received the Best Moment Award, alongside two other athletes who made the leap this year: American alpine skiers Lindsay Vonn and NGN Rob Robkowski.
Wade joked on stage that Union had warned him that he had to say something charming about it since NFL quarterback, Drew Brees, had shared his love for his wife while accepting a prize at the ceremony earlier in the evening.
"My wife looked at me with the deadly look and said that if I do not say something here, the drive to go home will be long," he said, drawing the attention. spectator attention in Los Angeles.
He continued, "That being said, honey, you are amazing, you are amazing in this dress. I can not wait until five years from now for the chance to marry you again.
About their lavish and high-profile weddings in Miami in August 2014, the triple NBA champion added, "The budget will be slightly lower than the first, but all is well."
The couple welcomed the birth of their granddaughter, Kaavia, in November. Wade has three sons of other relationships, Zion, Zaire and Xavier, and he is the father of his nephew, Dahveon Morris.
Union responded to her husband's speech by shouting at Brees and saying that the return home for Wade "will not be long, after all."
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