Actress Gabrielle Union, who is currently dating Miami Heat‘s Dwayne Wade has been thrown into the middle of the NBA stars divorce to Siohvaughn Wade. TMZ is reporting that Siohvaughn is suing Union for $50,000 in damages caused by emotional distress on behalf of the ex-couples’ two sons, Zaire, 8, and Zion, 2.
According to the Chicago Sun Times, Siohvaughn is a claiming that Union “engaged in sexual foreplay with Dwyane Wade” in front of the two boys while they were on an unsupervised visit with their father. Wade has spoken out about allegations, saying,
I am shocked that Siohvaughn Wade has brought this baseless and meritless lawsuit in the name of our children against Gabrielle Union. I am deeply saddened and disappointed that Siohvaughn has used our sons once again as pawns and is now lashing out at Gabrielle, who is an innocent party. It is clear that this is a desperate attempt to retaliate against me for seeking sole custody of our children and requesting that the court have her undergo a psychiatric examination.”
There is a slew of additional allegations in the suit, including neglect and upon one occassion the suit claims Wade introduced Union to the boys and said, “that is why your mom and I are going to divorce.”
Wade, now 28, had been with Siohvaughn since the age of 15.