DWYANE WADE WANTS EX-WIFE TO LET ZAYA ‘LIVE HER TRUTH’

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Dwyane Wade continues to advocate for his daughter, Zaya Wade, despite the teen’s mother, Siohvaughn Funches, attempting to stop her from legally changing her name. The retired NBA player recently filed legal documents to rebut his ex-wife’s previous petition to halt proceedings. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Zaya Wade (@zayawade) Siohvaughn accused Dwyane of exploiting Zaya and essentially forcing the teen to change her name and gender through the courts. Dwyane, however, shared in recent documents that Zaya requested the life changes that he is simply honoring. “[It] is not about Siohvaughn or Dwyane or their prior marriage, it is about what Zaya wants and what is in her best interest,” Dwyane’s recent petition read. “[It] is about empowering Zaya to live her truth, allowing Zaya to take on the milestones of being a young adult with confidence and joy, and to ensure that those moments are not clouded by the self-doubt that comes from checking a box or signing a name that does not reflect her identity.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Zaya Wade (@zayawade) Dwyane Wade initially responded to his ex-wife’s attempts to stop their daughter from legally changing her...

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